July 19, 2024

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Costa Restarts Cruises March 27 With Costa Smeralda

The cruise ships of Costa Cruises, the Italian corporation of Carnival Company & plc, will established sail once more with the departure of the flagship Costa Smeralda on March 27. It will operate an unchanged itinerary, sailing attendees on 3- and four-working day mini-cruises or, alternatively, a say-day cruise, calling at Savona, La Spezia, Civitavecchia (Rome), Naples, Messina and Cagliari, all in Italy.

From May perhaps 1, Costa Smeralda will return to sailing just one-7 days cruises in the western Mediterranean, with visits to Italy (Savona, Civitavecchia and Palermo), France (Marseille) and Spain (Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca).

A 2nd ship, Costa Luminosa, will also be back again in support, departing from Trieste from May 2, and the next working day from Bari, confirming its application of 1-7 days cruises in Greece and Croatia.

Costa says it is performing with national and community authorities of the nations involved in the itineraries of its ships outside Italy to define the aspects of the restart of cruise operations, with improved overall health and safety measures by the implementation of the “Costa Security Protocol.”

The protocol is made up of operational actions related to all elements of the cruise practical experience, both equally on board and ashore, which were carried out in the past months of cruise operations. Such steps incorporate limited capability, swab exams for all friends and crew, temperature checks when disembarking and re-embarking the ship, guarded shore excursions, physical distancing on board and at the cruise terminals, new methods of making use of on-board companies, enhanced sanitation and medical products and services, and use of protective facial area masks when needed.

All other cruises scheduled until finally the end of May will be cancelled. Costa is in the approach of informing travel advisors and clients influenced by alterations.

For far more info, visit www.costacruises.eu.

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