Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Water Transport
50.1 - Sea and coastal passenger water transport

320 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
29 January 2020
Employment effect (start)
29 February 2020
Foreseen end date


The cruise company Costa Crociere announced the hiring of 320 workers to be employed in different activities on board, such as hospitality, excursions, animation, photography, pastry and cheese production. Two new ships, one just delivered and one set to start cruising next year are behind the job creation.

The first recruiting day will take place in Savona, on February 29, 2020 and will aim at recruiting the first 72 new employees. Further recruiting events will take place during the course of 2020.

Further 380 employment opportunities will take the form of training courses for hiring purposes, these courses will be funded by the European Social Fund.



Eurofound (2020), Costa Crociere, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 99749, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/99749.