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Costa Toscana departs on her maiden voyage from Savona

Mar 07, 2022

Costa Cruises' newest flagship Costa Toscana departed from Savona on her maiden voyage. Costa Toscana first 7-night cruise will sail to Marseille, Barcelona, Valencia, Palermo and Civitavecchia (Rome), and this program will run until the end of April 2022.

Cruise ships to resume Brazil sailings this week

Mar 04, 2022

After two months of voluntary suspension of operations, cruise ships will finally resume sailings in Brazil. Clia Brazil announced on Wednesday the resumption of the cruise season starting on March 5. The rest of the season will feature 19 itineraries and will run through April 18, while the 2022/23 season will officially start in October 2022. Last week, Brazil Ministry of Health released a document allowing cruise ships to resume sailings on March 7.

CLIA Extends Suspension Of Operations In Brazil Until March 4

Feb 17, 2022

CLIA Brazil (Brazilian Association of Maritime Cruises) has taken the decision to extend the voluntary suspension of operations in the ports of Brazil, now scheduled until March 4, 2022.

Crew Aboard Five Cruise Ships in Brazil Receive COVID-19 Booster Shot

Feb 09, 2022

Cruise Lines International Association - CLIA Brazil, has announced that the crew onboard the five cruise ships anchored off the coast of Santos have received coronavirus booster shot. As part of the cruise lines policy and adoption of mandatory core elements of a strong set of health protocols, all crew members need to receive the 3rd dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Costa Toscana Hosts the First Sanremo Festival At Sea

Feb 03, 2022

Costa Cruises newest flagship is hosting this years 72nd edition of the popular Sanremo Festival. The ship will be at anchor off the coast of Sanremo until February 6, and is the first floating stage in the Festivals’ history.

Costa and MSC Cruises extend the voluntary suspension of operations in Brazil

Feb 01, 2022

Brazil cruise season is once again facing an extension of the voluntary cruise pause after CLIA Brazil moved the date of return to cruise activities from February 4, to February 18.

Costa Cruises becomes the “Official Cruise Line” of the Ryder Cup 2023

Jan 17, 2022

Costa Cruises has signed an exclusive partnership and has become the Official Cruise Line of the Ryder Cup 2023, the most important team golf turnement, which will take place for the first time at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome, Italy from 29 September to 1 October 2023.

Anvisa Recommends Suspension of the Brazilian Cruise Season

Jan 13, 2022

Brazilan cruise season could be canceled for the five cruise ships currently anchored off the coast of Santos, after the Health Regulatory Agency – Anvisa, recommended suspension of the 2021/2022 season due to the rapid rise of COVID cases aboard the ships and in the country. Several media outlets in Brazil report that Anvisa sent a document to the Ministry of Health which will have the final word about the faith of the season.

Crew Members Aboard Costa Firenze Test Positive For COVID-19

Dec 30, 2021

The cruise industry is once again facing challenges caused by the global pandemic, with the main focus on cruise ships sailing in the USA. The CDC's latest report states that positive cases were found on 89 cruise ships sailing out from the US ports. However cruise ships deployed in other regions around the world are also reporting positive cases onboard.

MSC and Costa cruise ships hit by COVID-19 in Brazil

Dec 28, 2021

Two cruise ships have reported COVID-19 cases during their latest voyages in Brazil. Costa Cruises ship Costa Diadema set to dock at the Port of Santos on Monday has detected 13 cases of Covid-19 (10 passengers and 3 crew members), reports the Brazilian news portal G1.