GENOA, Italy, Sept. ten, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Costa Cruises, the foremost cruise line in Europe and a element of Carnival Company & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE: CUK), is ready to set sail for a 2020-2021 wintertime period wealthy in thrilling vacation alternatives. Soon after saying in recent days the restart of its cruise functions setting up this thirty day period with Costa Deliziosa and Costa Diadema, the Italian corporation has redesigned its itineraries from Oct 2020 to March 2021 with the gradual return of an escalating amount of ships, often providing improved security as a result of new wellbeing methods.

Costa cruises in wintertime period 2020-2021 will be open up to European citizens residing in the international locations bundled in the decree of the Italian Government*, though limitation to Italians only is confirmed in September for the 1st 3 departures of Costa Deliziosa (September six, thirteen, twenty) and the 1st departure of Costa Diadema (September 19). Details and opening of sales of the new wintertime itineraries will shortly be readily available on the firm’s internet site and from vacation businesses. Costa is working with the countrywide governments and the regional authorities to offer you a safe and sound and optimistic expertise for all its company by means of the productive implementation of the Costa Safety Protocol in all destinations.

The significant information will be the debut of the new ship Costa Firenze, beneath development at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera (Venice), representing inimitable Italian flavor and drawing inspiration for her design and style from the natural beauty of Florence throughout the Renaissance. Setting up December 27, company will be ready to uncover this newest generation vessel on a seven-day tasteful vacation expertise in the Mediterranean, going to Savona, La Spezia, Naples, Valencia, Barcelona and Marseille.

The one-7 days itinerary of Costa Deliziosa from Trieste, committed to the rediscovery of the ideal of Italy, will be readily available also for European residents on September 27 and Oct 4. Setting up from Oct ten, Costa Deliziosa will sail on one-7 days cruises from Trieste to Greece.

Costa’s offer you in the Mediterranean will be additional enriched by the flagship Costa Smeralda, the 1st Costa ship fueled by liquefied all-natural fuel (LNG), planned to depart on Oct ten from Savona for itineraries in the West Mediterranean.  Starting from November, Costa Diadema will offer you two fantastic travels: a 12-day itinerary to the Canary Islands and a 14-day itinerary to uncover Egypt and Greece. The Entire world Cruise is also confirmed with Costa Deliziosa, departing on January three, 2021, for its thirteenth edition.

Apart from the itineraries bundled in this announcement, all the other cruises scheduled from Oct 2020 to March 2021 are canceled. Costa is informing the impacted company and vacation brokers. They will be certain a reprotection in accordance with the applicable legislation. Costa Favolosa cruises in the Caribbean are also excluded from cancellations the corporation will give information about these cruises as shortly as possible.

With the intention to provide the newest wellbeing security methods for company, crew and regional communities, the Costa Safety Protocol will be carried out on 2020-21 wintertime period cruises. The Costa Safety protocol is a detailed set of methods in response to the COVID-19 predicament, relating to all aspects of the cruise expertise, the two on board and ashore. The protocol steps include antigen swab tests for all company right before embarkation and safeguarded shore excursions. Supported by a panel of independent scientific experts in community wellbeing, the Costa Safety Protocol is steady with the wellbeing protocols defined by the Italian governing administration and European authorities, and goes even over and above. The protocol will be constantly up-to-date primarily based on the evolution of the circumstance and health-related knowledge.

*In September Costa Deliziosa 1st 3 departures (September six, thirteen, twenty) and Costa Diadema 1st departure (September 19) are reserved for company residing in Italy. Setting up from September 27, 2020, cruises will be on sale also for residents in the European international locations bundled in Annex twenty of the Italian Key Minister’s Decree of September seven, Checklist A and Checklist B, namely: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Eire, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Must new Government Decrees or provisions on the subject be issued, Costa will quickly adapt its laws and inform its customers.

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