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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. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Costa Crociere, the leading cruise line in Europe...

SÃO PAULO, Sept. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Costa Crociere, the leading 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 time 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 time period from November 2020 to April 2021, are canceled.

Costa Cruises has been sailing in South The usa uninterrupted for seventy two a long time and we are fully commited to carry on operating in this article,” mentioned Dario Rustico, government president of Costa Cruises for Central and South The usa. “We appear ahead to resuming operations in the area in the 2021-2022 time with two ships, continuing to present the best of Italy on board our ships and a distinctive and nevertheless exclusive encounter for our South American guests.”

The cruise corporation is in get hold of with the travel organizations and the guests who ordered the impacted cruises, to tell their decision and connect about the conversion of the quantity compensated for the canceled cruise, minus the travel agent fee, in credit rating to be utilised as payment (or component of payment), for reservations built up to December 31, 2021, of any other cruise departing until June 30, 2022, less than the phrases of Legislation No. fourteen,046 of August 24, 2020.

When scheduling a new cruise by March 31, 2021, guests will also receive from Costa a reward in the type of credit rating, to use it on their up coming journey exclusively to spend their costs on board. The quantity of the credit rating on board will be R $400.00 for each cabin for canceled cruises of one to 5 evenings, or R $800.00 for each cabin for canceled cruises of 6 to 9 evenings, or R $one,two hundred.00 for each cabin for canceled cruises of around ten evenings. This additional credit rating will not be blended with a similar reward that has now been granted thanks to any earlier cancellation.

Costa will regard the decision of its guests. Though it is not expected by legislation to reimburse, Costa will process requests for reimbursement within the time period outlined by Legislation fourteen,046 of 2020, that is, up to 12 months from the closing date of the state of public calamity recognized by Legislative Decree nº 6, of 2020. The quantity to be refunded will correspond to the quantity obtained by Costa Cruises for the canceled cruise, minus the fee compensated to travel brokers, less than the phrases of the legislation.

In asserting this decision, Costa also announces the opening of product sales for the 2021-2022 time in South The usa on Sept. 8.

The corporation will have two ships operating between December 2021 and April 2022 in the area.

With embarkations in Santos, the Costa Favolosa will have its very first normal cruise departing on December 5, 2021, and will present seventeen itineraries from six to seven evenings, devoted to the northeast area of the nation. Travellers from that area will be ready to embark in Salvador to encounter holiday seasons onboard with the best Italian type products presented.

Costa Favolosa will present a few mini-cruises, from a few to four evenings, and will have Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises on Copacabana seashore and Carnival. Thematic cruises are verified with departure dates to be outlined.

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

The 2021-2022 time will however be marked by cruises between Italy and Brazil and Brazil and Italy. These cruises allow for guests to pay a visit to unique places in the entire world in a single voyage.

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