GENOA, Italy, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — On Saturday, Might 1, Costa Cruises will be sailing yet again from Savona, with its LNG-run flagship Costa Smeralda on an itinerary completely focused to Italy. To rejoice the restart of Costa Smeralda, area and port authorities will be present at the port of Savona, along with Costa Cruises President Mario Zanetti.

The restart of the Italian-flagged cruise firm marks an important financial restoration for the complete territory: in truth, in advance of the Covid-19 crisis, Costa generated in Italy an financial impact of €3.5 billion per 12 months and more than 17,000 direct and indirect jobs.

The Costa Smeralda’s 7 days-very long itinerary features Savona, Civitavecchia/Rome, Naples, Messina, Cagliari and La Spezia, and can also be divided into two mini-cruises of 3 or 4 times for those who prefer a shorter holiday break.

Costa Smeralda cruises departing from Saturday will abide by the strategies set out in the Costa Safety Protocol, the protocol developed by Costa collectively with scientific authorities and Italian authorities, which includes enhanced wellness and safety actions for all elements of the vacation encounter, both equally on board and ashore. The protocol includes, for case in point, swabbing all attendees before embarkation and just after half of the cruise, checking out locations with guarded excursions, new methods of making use of on-board providers, and donning a mask when important.

Costa Smeralda will be the first of a total of four Costa ships to work for the duration of the summertime of 2021, featuring cruises in the Mediterranean.

On the times when Costa ships are not working, the Palacrociere terminal in Savona, managed by Costa Cruises, will go on to be employed by ASL 2 Savona (nearby Community Well being Unit) for the Covid-19 vaccination campaign, contributing to the distribution of the vaccine in the Savona space.

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