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

SÃO PAULO, Sept. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Costa Crociere, the foremost cruise line in Europe and a element of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE: CUK), today announced the cancellation of the arrival of its ships for the 2020-2021 time in South The united states.

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

Costa Cruises has been sailing in South The united states uninterrupted for 72 several years and we are fully commited to continue on running here,” explained Dario Rustico, government president of Costa Cruises for Central and South The united states. “We glimpse ahead to resuming functions in the location in the 2021-2022 time with two ships, continuing to offer the best of Italy on board our ships and a distinctive and nonetheless special expertise for our South American company.”

The cruise business is in get hold of with the travel businesses and the company who obtained the impacted cruises, to advise their decision and talk about the conversion of the volume paid out for the canceled cruise, minus the travel agent commission, in credit rating to be used as payment (or element of payment), for reservations built up to December 31, 2021, of any other cruise departing until June thirty, 2022, less than the terms of Regulation No. fourteen,046 of August 24, 2020.

When reserving a new cruise by March 31, 2021, company will also acquire from Costa a reward in the kind of credit rating, to use it on their following journey exclusively to pay their costs on board. The volume of the credit rating on board will be R $four hundred.00 per cabin for canceled cruises of 1 to 5 nights, or R $800.00 per cabin for canceled cruises of six to 9 nights, or R $1,two hundred.00 per cabin for canceled cruises of above ten nights. This additional credit rating will not be put together with a very similar reward that has previously been granted due to any past cancellation.

Costa will respect the decision of its company. Despite the fact that it is not required by regulation to reimburse, Costa will process requests for reimbursement within just the period described by Regulation fourteen,046 of 2020, that is, up to 12 months from the closing day of the point out of public calamity regarded by Legislative Decree nº six, of 2020. The volume to be refunded will correspond to the volume acquired by Costa Cruises for the canceled cruise, minus the commission paid out to travel agents, less than the terms of the regulation.

In announcing this decision, Costa also announces the opening of sales for the 2021-2022 time in South The united states on Sept. 8.

The business will have two ships running in between December 2021 and April 2022 in the location.

With embarkations in Santos, the Costa Favolosa will have its initial regular cruise departing on December 5, 2021, and will offer seventeen itineraries from 6 to 7 nights, dedicated to the northeast location of the state. Holidaymakers from that location will be able to embark in Salvador to expertise vacations onboard with the best Italian model item made available.

Costa Favolosa will offer a few mini-cruises, from a few to four nights, and will have Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises on Copacabana beach front and Carnival. Thematic cruises are verified with departure dates to be described.

Confirmed for an additional summer in South American waters, Costa Pacifica will have cruises of 7 and eight nights via the Prata location, with embarkations from Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Montevideo. On December 31, 2021, the ship will dock at Copacabana beach front for a New Year’s Eve celebration.

The 2021-2022 time will continue to be marked by cruises in between Italy and Brazil and Brazil and Italy. These cruises allow for company to check out diverse places in the entire world in a single voyage.

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