“have fun while learning”

about us

Costa Edutainment’s corporate history twines its roots with the entrepreneurial Costa family’s roots: a value system that has characterized over the time a recognizable and long-lasting way of doing business.
Have fun while learning: Costa Edutainment aims to meet the increasing demand for a qualitative use of the spare time, by combining culture, science, education, performance, emotion and amusement in unique and significant experiences.

OURS CAPITALS

Developing Costa Edutainment’s human capital means promoting the value-related dimension of work as a key element in the realization of every person with attention to diversity, personal and professional development and always ensuring a safe work environment.

Developing natural capital for Costa Edutainment meanscommitment to safeguard and conserve the biodiversity, minimizing impacts on the environment, bringing a contribution to scientific research paths, disseminating marine environment’s topic by combining learning and amusement.
Developing the productive capital for Costa Edutainment means committing to make available for its visitors visit paths where emotion and amusement meet innovation and respect for the environment.
Developing financial capital for Costa Edutainment means committing to guarantee a suitable flow of resources to achieve its goals and distribute value to the stakeholders.
Increasing the organizational capital for Costa Edutainment means being committed to the organization of its processes in an innovative, structured and homogeneous way.
Increasing relationshipg and social capital for Costa Edutainment means being committed to support its corporate identity that pays attention to the relationship with the customer and it is both responsible and oriented to listen to and support the expectations of its main stakeholders in the territories where it operates.

how we work

THE VISITOR AT THE CORE

we listen to the requirements of our visitors to improve the quality of the experience of visiting over the time

CORRECTNESS IN RELATIONS WITH SUPPLIERS

we treat the suppliers as partners in a shared route

SUPPORT TO THE TERRITORIES WHERE WE OPERATE

we have always cooperated with the local, national and international public administrations and with the system of public and private entities operating on the territory

COMMITMENT TO ANIMAL WELL-BEING
AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

we take care of animals and protect the species in the wild by contributing to promote directly and indirectly the conservation of the environment

ATTENTION TO PROFIT AS A TOOL OF RESPONSIBLE GROWTH

we believe that the profit is an essential factor to support not only the economic development of the company in the interest of the shareholders, but also its ethical and responsible actions towards the society and the territory where it operates

FOCUS ON THE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

we examine in depth and update our scientific and cultural expertise in the sectors where we operate and we are recognized as a national excellence

COOPERATION AND ENHANCEMENT OF PEOPLE

we create a cooperative work environment shaped around the enhancement of people

something is changing

2015: the UN launches a challenge to institutions, businesses and citizens with its 17 Goals for the Sustainable Development to which contribute within 2030.
Costa Edutainment has chosen to commit in particular to 7 Goals (SDGs) through clear and measurable actions:

GOAL 4 – TARGET 4.7

by promoting paths of education on sustainability for schools

GOAL 5 – TARGET 5.5

by ensuring a gender balance in roles of leadership

GOAL 8 – TARGET 8.8

by committing to ensure a safe work environment

GOAL 9 – TARGET 9.4

by innovating products, processes and facilities in a sustainable key

GOAL 12 – TARGET 12.6

by publishing voluntarily the Integrated Report

GOAL 14 – TARGET 14.2

by contributing to protect marine ecosystems

GOAL 17 – TARGET 17.14

by building in every territory multi-stakeholder partnerships

our facilities

ACQUARIO DI GENOVA

Built on the occasion of Expo ’92 conceived by Renzo Piano, for the celebration of the fifth centenary of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus, it has been managed by Costa since 1993   […]

BIOSFERA

Biosfera is a glass and steel facility designed by Renzo Piano and given to the city by the Messina family, it was realized and located in the area of Porto Antico on the occasion of the G8 of Genoa in 2001   […]

GALATA MUSEO DEL MARE

Galata Museo del Mare is part of Mu.MA Istituzione dei Musei del Mare e delle Migrazioni of the Municipality of
Genoa, and was inaugurated in 2004 on the occasion of Genoa capital of culture  […]

BIGO

Designed by Renzo Piano and built on the occasion of Expo ’92 the characteristic Bigo panoramic lift offers a fantastic view of Genoa from an unusual perspective   […]

ACQUARIO DI LIVORNO

With 2.000 animals of more than 300 different species, a tunnel and a tactile tank, the municipal Acquario Diacinto Cestoni of Livorno is the biggest aquarium in Tuscany.   […]

ACQUARIO DI CATTOLICA

Acquario di Cattolica is located into buildings dating back to the ‘30s whose shapes recall a marine fleet, designed by the architect Clemente Busiri Vici.   […]

ITALIA IN MINIATURA

Established in 1970 in Rimini, Italia in Miniatura is the theme park dedicated to Italy and its beauties, perfectly recreated in scale.   […]

OLTREMARE

Parco Oltremare of Riccione offers to the public an experience of visiting that joins knowledge and amusement, in line with the edutainment approach.   […]

AQUAFAN

Aquafan of Riccione with its 90.000 square metres and thanks to its spectacular water games is the most popular water park in Europe.   […]

MEDITERRANEO

Mediterraneo Marine Park is one of the main attractions of the Malta island for both tourists and residents.  […]

NAZARIO SAURO

The S518 Nazario Sauro Submarine is the largest Italian submarine and the first one that can be visited in the water. […]

TOUR OPERATOR

C-WAY

C-Way is the Tour Operator of edutainment in Italy, born out of the cooperation of two important brands of the sector Costa Edutainment and Civita Cultura.   […]

FOUNDATIONS

PARTNERSHIPS