March 10, 2020
- Coronavirus, Costa Cruises modify ship itineraries
who will stop at Italian ports
- The cruises currently underway will touch Italian landings
just to allow passengers to disembark and return home
- Costa Cruises has changed the itineraries of its ships
will stop at Italian ports until 3 April in order to
to comply with the provisions introduced last night by the government
Italy to contain the health emergency on the territory
National. "As an Italian company and the sole
Italian-flagged cruises – explained the director
Costa Cruises General, Neil Palomba - our commitment is
to ensure maximum support to the authorities and
Italian communities in this extraordinary effort to
current emergency situation.'
- The airline has specified that the cruises currently underway
will stop at Italian ports only to allow guests to
disembark and return home, without excursions or new boardings.
Costa has announced that it is informing customers
interested parties, offering them credit for a future cruise.
- Costa Cruises recalled that, in an attempt to contain the
and apply the specific measures issued by the government
Italy, had already in recent days cancelled the
reservations of Italian passengers departing for cruises outside the
out of the Mediterranean.
- Emphasizing that the health and safety of guests and crew
are the top priority for Costa Cruises, the company has
stated that on board its ships the level of sanitization
has been further strengthened to ensure the maximum
hygiene and safety and that strict
health checks at boarding from the beginning of the emergency
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