SÃO PAULO, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Costa Cruises, the main cruise line in Europe and part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), right now introduced its packages for the 2021-2022 season in South America throughout a web-based convention led by Dario Rustico, the model’s basic supervisor for Central and South America.
For its restart in South America, the Italian cruise line will introduce two thrilling developments: its new flagship Costa Toscana will make her debut in Brazil, and Costa Favolosa will prolong her season to virtually 5 months.
“The arrival of Costa Toscana is a historic second for Costa Cruises, for all the cruise business and for Brazil,” stated Rustico. “The debut in Brazil of our most modern ship strengthens the particular 72-year lengthy bond between Costa Cruises and South America. Costa Toscana guarantees to be a extremely standard attraction in 2022, enabling our friends to take pleasure in memorable experiences, five-star eating, high-tech leisure, and the pure pleasure and leisure that comes with being on the open sea.”
Costa Toscana is presently beneath building on the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. With gross tonnage of over 180,000 tons and greater than 2,600 staterooms, together with a brand new cabin class with balcony and terrace, she is the sistership to the not too long ago launched Costa Smeralda. As along with her sister ship, Costa Toscana will retain the inimitable Italian hospitality that has been Costa Cruises’ hallmark for the reason that model’s inception, offering nice vacation experiences for its friends, whether or not new to cruise or among the many model’s giant variety of loyal cruisers.
The inaugural cruise of Costa Toscana will embrace New Yr’s Eve, as it’ll depart from Santos on 26 December 2021 for a seven-night vacation to Salvador and Ilhéus, returning to Santos on 2 January 2022 for what might be an unprecedented second within the historical past of the Brazilian cruise business.
From 2 January to 10 April 2022, Costa Toscana will provide one other 15 cruises with the identical itinerary, with embarkation in Santos and Salvador. The 15 cruises additionally embrace Carnival and Easter departures. The latter would be the final tour of the ship earlier than the Brazil–Italy crossing, departing from Santos on 17 April 2022.
Beginning 20 November 2021, Costa Favolosa might be cruising in South America for 144 days, virtually 5 months, the longest season within the historical past of Costa Cruises within the area. The ship will provide 5 cruises, from three to 6 nights, calling at Búzios, Salvador, Ilhabela and Balneário Camboriú, with embarkation from Santos.
From 13 December 2021 to April 2022, Costa Favolosa will depart from Rio de Janeiro for her conventional “Prata” itinerary. A complete of 15 eight-night cruises might be obtainable, with embarkation – for the primary time – in Itajaí, along with Buenos Aires and Montevideo. Costa holidays within the Prata area additionally embrace Christmas, New Yr’s Eve and Carnival. This itinerary will enable friends to go to standard locations, such because the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Ilhabela, Itajaí, Montevideo (Uruguay) and Buenos Aires (Argentina). Costa Favolosa’s New Yr’s itinerary will preserve her conventional New Yr’s Eve cease at Copacabana seaside and its fireworks show.
The 2021-2022 season may also be marked by the Italy–Brazil and Brazil–Italy crossings on board Costa Favolosa. These cruises enable vacationers to go to totally different locations on the planet without delay. Departing from Savona on 2 November 2021 for an 18-night tour, Costa Favolosa will go to the charming locations of Marseille, Barcelona, Malaga, Casablanca and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, along with the Brazilian cities of Recife, Salvador, Ilhéus and Rio de Janeiro. Her return cruise to Europe will begin on 16 April 2022 from Rio de Janeiro for a 15-night voyage calling at Salvador, Maceió, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Malaga and Barcelona earlier than reaching Savona on 1 Might 2022.
Costa Toscana might be representing a tribute to the perfect of Italy and particularly Tuscany, one among Italy’s loveliest and hottest areas. On board all of the decks and public areas are named after – and designed based mostly on – iconic Italian locations. The meals and wine choices on board will characteristic the best Italian culinary traditions, with the collaboration of prestigious associate suppliers fostering the perfect of Italian culinary traditions. The ship may have 13 totally different eating places, 18 bars, a splendid spa space with 16 therapy rooms, an onboard waterpark with waterslides, 4 swimming pools and a devoted facility for teenagers.
Brazilian vacationers already had the possibility to develop into acquainted with Costa Favolosa, as she has beforehand sailed in South American waters. Impressed by the incredible universe of a fairy story, Costa Favolosa resembles an enchanted citadel and the artworks reproduce the good palaces of the world. With greater than 1,500 staterooms, the ship brings collectively the spa wellness middle (with health middle, spas, swimming swimming pools and thalassotherapy, therapy rooms, sauna, Turkish bathtub, UVA solarium, cabins and suites). Different options embrace Cinema 4D, 4 swimming swimming pools, 5 eating places, 13 bars, theater, water slide, on line casino, sports activities courtroom and youngsters’s membership.