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Costa Crociere suspends 2020-2021 season in South America and announces opening of 2021-2022 season sales in the region

SÃO PAULO, Sept. seven, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Costa Crociere, the foremost cruise line in Europe and a component of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE: CUK), today announced the cancellation of the arrival of its ships for the 2020-2021 year in South The usa.

All cruises aboard the Costa Fascinosa, Costa Luminosa and Costa Pacifica ships in South The usa, with embarkations scheduled for the period from November 2020 to April 2021, are canceled.

Costa Cruises has been sailing in South The usa uninterrupted for seventy two many years and we are dedicated to carry on operating in this article,” explained Dario Rustico, government president of Costa Cruises for Central and South The usa. “We appear forward to resuming operations in the region in the 2021-2022 year with two ships, continuing to supply the finest of Italy on board our ships and a distinctive and nonetheless exceptional knowledge for our South American visitors.”

The cruise enterprise is in speak to with the vacation businesses and the visitors who acquired the impacted cruises, to notify their decision and communicate about the conversion of the quantity compensated for the canceled cruise, minus the vacation agent fee, in credit to be utilised as payment (or component of payment), for reservations designed up to December 31, 2021, of any other cruise departing until June thirty, 2022, below the phrases of Regulation No. 14,046 of August 24, 2020.

When reserving a new cruise by March 31, 2021, visitors will also obtain from Costa a reward in the type of credit, to use it on their upcoming trip exclusively to spend their costs on board. The quantity of the credit on board will be R $four hundred.00 for each cabin for canceled cruises of one to five evenings, or R $800.00 for each cabin for canceled cruises of six to 9 evenings, or R $one,200.00 for each cabin for canceled cruises of in excess of ten evenings. This additional credit will not be put together with a identical reward that has by now been granted thanks to any previous cancellation.

Costa will respect the decision of its visitors. Even though it is not required by legislation to reimburse, Costa will approach requests for reimbursement inside the period outlined by Regulation 14,046 of 2020, that is, up to 12 months from the closing day of the state of community calamity identified by Legislative Decree nº six, of 2020. The quantity to be refunded will correspond to the quantity received by Costa Cruises for the canceled cruise, minus the fee compensated to vacation brokers, below the phrases of the legislation.

In saying this decision, Costa also announces the opening of sales for the 2021-2022 year in South The usa on Sept. eight.

The enterprise will have two ships operating in between December 2021 and April 2022 in the region.

With embarkations in Santos, the Costa Favolosa will have its initial frequent cruise departing on December five, 2021, and will supply seventeen itineraries from six to seven evenings, committed to the northeast region of the country. Holidaymakers from that region will be capable to embark in Salvador to knowledge vacations onboard with the finest Italian fashion product offered.

Costa Favolosa will supply three mini-cruises, from three to 4 evenings, and will have Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises on Copacabana beach and Carnival. Thematic cruises are confirmed with departure dates to be outlined.

Confirmed for another summer season in South American waters, Costa Pacifica will have cruises of seven and 8 evenings by way of the Prata region, with embarkations from Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Montevideo. On December 31, 2021, the ship will dock at Copacabana beach for a New Year’s Eve celebration.

The 2021-2022 year will nevertheless be marked by cruises in between Italy and Brazil and Brazil and Italy. These cruises allow visitors to pay a visit to unique spots in the environment in a one voyage.

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