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Carnival Asia's Costa Atlantica

Guests walk up a flight of the stairs in Carnival Asia's Costa Atlantica cruise liner.

All aboard the Costa Atlantica!

May 9, 2013

Costa Atlantica is a Spirit-class cruise ship owned and operated by Costa Crociere. Each passenger deck on Costa Atlantica is named after a movie by the Italian director Federico Fellini. Artist Milo Manara pays tribute to Italy's most famous film director, Federico Fellini, with drawings inspired by his greatest works displayed on the ship's 12 decks. She is decorated with Carrara marble, Murano glass accents, and in-laid mosaic tile. She also replicates Venice's Caffe Florian.

The cruise ship has 1,057 cabins in total, including 660 with private balconies and 58 suites with private balconies. There are 4 restaurants, including the Club Restaurant (by reservation only) and 12 bars, including a Cognac & Cigar Bar and a Wine Bar. Ischia Spa, a wellness centre on two levels, is equipped with a gym, treatment rooms, sauna and Turkish bath, UVA-ray solarium, 4 Jacuzzis, 4 pools, including one with a retractable cover and water slide, a multipurpose sports pitch and outdoor jogging track. In addition, there are entertainment options such as a theatre on three levels, a casino, discotheque, Internet point, water slide, library, shopping centre, children's pool and Virtual World and Squok Club franchises.

Carnival Asia's Costa Atlantica made its maiden call at the Marina Bay Cruise Center in Singapore May 3, 2013. Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise group, opened their regional offices in Singapore, overseeing the company's expansion into Asia.

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