The world’s biggest cruise ship is about to embark on a big, exciting journey, and guests say it’s not over yet.
Key points:The Costa Concordia, the world’s largest cruise ship , has more people on board than at any other time in its historyThe ship is scheduled to arrive in Sydney on MondayThe vessel will have up to 400 passengers and crew onboard, with more than 4,000 crew members onboard the vesselThe Costa Cruises team has announced the arrival of the world-record-breaking cruise ship Costa Concordie, which is the world´s biggest cruise liner, in Sydney.
The ship has almost 4,100 passengers and 5,500 crew on board.
There are around 4,600 passengers on board, including the crew, and more than 3,400 crew members.
“It’s going to be a beautiful experience,” said passenger and crew member Amanda Tippett, who is on board with her two daughters.
“We’re excited about it, but we’re going to have to wait for it to arrive.”
There’s no reason we can’t all get on it at the same time, so hopefully it’s going really well.
“The Costa Chico is the second-longest-ever cruise ship to dock in Sydney, following the previous record-holder, the Golden Dawn cruise ship that was launched in 2007.
The Costa Concorde was designed by French shipbuilder and engineering giant Thales, and has been in service since 1984.
The vessel was christened the World´s Largest Cruising Ship in Sydney in May.