Golf Innerview with Ann Liguori

This is one way to see the Mediterranean

Scott Knudsen, vice president of sales and marketing for Costa Cruise Line, joins host Ann Liguori to discuss the company's various golf offerings

Scott Knudsen, vice president of sales and marketing for Costa Cruise Line joins "Golf Innerview" podcast host Ann Liguori to talk about the company's various offerings to Mediterranean ports. One particular trip includes an opportunity to play Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, the Italian venue that will play host to the 2023 Ryder Cup.

[1:13] When Costa Cruise Lines began offering golf opportunities to its passengers at various Mediterranean ports
[3:03] The ports in which golf opportunities are available include Barcelona, Mallorca, Rome, Genoa, Marseilles
[3:57] Golf in Palma on the Island of Mallorca and playing Marco Simone
[5:00] Opportunities to play three or four different golf courses during a seven-day cruise
[6:00] Cultural excursions on days when not playing golf
[6:51] Visiting two medieval villages near Savona, Italy, which is home to Costa Cruise Line’s headquarters
[8:20] The culinary offerings on the ships, including a restaurant that offers a choice of menus from three Michelin-star chefs
[13:12] The innovative Italian design on the ship, including a museum showcasing Italian design, style and fashion
[16:50] Company's commitment to introduce the cleanest fuel possible and its sustainability program
[19:17] Celebrating 75 years and what the company is doing in honor of that anniversary
[20:22] How the cruise business has changed during Scott Knudsen’s 30 years in the cruise industry

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