GENOA, Italy, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Contemplating the restrictions nonetheless in place in some European international locations, and in mild of the present epidemiological scenario, Costa Cruises – the main cruise line in Europe and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) – at the moment introduced updates to its upcoming cruises for winter 2020-2021.
Costa Smeralda, the model’s flagship powered by liquefied pure gasoline (LNG), will prolong her present cruises solely in Italy till the tip of February 2021, visiting Savona, La Spezia, Cagliari, Messina, Naples and Civitavecchia/Rome. This one-week itinerary will change the one in Italy, France and Spain that the ship would have provided ranging from Nov. 14, 2020.
The Costa Smeralda itinerary sails friends to among the hottest artwork cities and pure areas in Italy, contributing to the restoration of the nationwide tourism ecosystem, which can be receiving advantages from AIDAblu, from the Costa Group’s Germany-based AIDA Cruises, which has been calling solely in Italy since mid-October.
Costa Deliziosa will proceed working her present one-week itinerary in Italy and Greece till Jan. 3, 2021 – calling at Trieste, Katakolon/Olympia, Athens, Heraklion/Crete and Bari, as an alternative of visiting Montenegro and Croatia as initially deliberate.
Costa Diadema will postpone the beginning of her lengthy cruises within the Mediterranean to April 6, 2021, providing 14-day cruises to Turkey and 14-day cruises to Egypt and Greece, as scheduled.
The brand new ship Costa Firenze, which is at the moment within the closing levels of completion on the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, can be delivered as deliberate in mid-December 2020, however she’s going to start providing its seven-day cruises in Italy, France and Spain solely from Feb. 28, 2021.
Lastly, the Costa Favolosa cruises within the Caribbean are canceled and the ship will return to function from April 2, 2021, with mini-cruises within the Mediterranean.
The 2021 World Tour of Costa Deliziosa can be canceled, with the likelihood for friends to e book the 2022 version.
Costa is informing all friends and journey brokers impacted by modifications to the winter 2020-2021 program. They are going to be assured reprotection in accordance with the relevant laws. Ought to the scenario require any additional change, Costa will promptly modify its packages and supply full data to its friends.