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29 September 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 19:42 GMT+2

September 23, 2019

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A study evidences the economic impact in Europe and Italy of the activity of the crocieristica company Costa

It piles respective to 12,6 billion and 3,5 billion euros

In 2018 Costa Crociere it has generated an economic impact total of 12,6 billion euros in Europe and beyond 3,5 billion euros in the single Italy. It emphasizes a study that the crocieristica company has commissioned to Deloitte & Touche, University of Genoa and Università di Amburgo in which it is evidenced that Coast has created also more than 63.000 places than job in Europe and about 17.000 in Italy.

The study, that it is introduced today to the Nautical Hall of Genoa, specific that the construction of new ships in the yards is the mainly important activity on the plan of the economic impact to European level of the group Coast, with about 4,5 billion euros and beyond job 20.000 places, thanks to a plan of expansion of the fleet that preview the arrival of seven new ships within 2023, of which already two commissioning. Moreover particularly important it is how much directly generated from the expense of the hosts in the several stages of the cruise, pairs to a medium value of 74,60 euros to passenger in every touched European port from the ships of the company.

Parallel - it has specified Costa Crociere - to confirmation of the importance of the field in the tourist promotion of the territory, 60% of the crocieristi declare of wanting to return in the visited destinations. "The cruises - the general manager of Costa Crociere has explained, Neil Palomba - produce to a value and a wealth in the cities and the countries in which they operate that it goes very beyond the common perceived one. Every euro spold from our group, our hosts or our crew, generates a multiplying effect, creating a vituous circle in a position to transforming positively the economy of the territory, guaranteeing continuity and strengthening the stability of the local economy. The objective of our study is own that to quantify this value, focusing to us on Europe and on Italy, where we are leader and where we have an historical and consolidated presence, so that together with the communities of the ports in which we make port of call development programs can be constructed with greater knowledge".

Relatively to the single Italy, Coast has announced that the generated main benefits from the company for the national economy derive in the first place from the presence of the headquarters of the company to Genoa. Moreover Coast employs directly beyond 3.200 Italian dependent, total that comprises also the staff of boarded edge on the ships clappers Italian flag of its fleet. Meaningful it is also the number of the Italian suppliers and partner with which the company it collaborates, beyond 4.700, between which Fincantieri and great marks of the Italian excellence in the fields of the design and the food & beverage. Italy is also between the first destinations of the ships of the group Coast with 3,2 million enlivened passengers and 852 ports of call in 20 different you carry in 2018. Coast has remembered moreover the investments carried out from the company in various Italian enterprises between which Ecospray, truth to the vanguard in the systems of purification of the smoke of drainage of the ships, and it has remembered of being also shareholder of the terminals cruises of Savona, Civitavecchia, Venice, Trieste, Naples, Genoa and La Spezia.

The Liguria is the region that draws the greater advantages from the presence of the group Coast, with 511 million euros of economic impact and beyond created 3.200 places of job, of which 1,100 directed. In 2018 in the single Genoa, headquarters of the group, Coast have generated an economic impact of beyond 280 million euros with more than 1.800 places than job.

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