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Costa Cruises Launches Eurovision Ad Campaign

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After the success at the Sanremo Festival, Costa Cruises one of the six national sponsors of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, launched the Eliovision, an alternative 'festival' connected by international waters aboard Costa Toscana. Elio and Le Storie Tese organized the event by launching an appeal on social media to find the right location and receiving an invitation from Fabio Rovazzi.

Costa Luminosa crew member transferred to hospital after suffering a heart attack

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A crew member of the cruise ship Costa Luminosa was medically evacuated at the port of Funchal yesterday evening after suffering a heart attack. Funchal Port Authority was informed by the ship’s Captain, after the vessel departed on April 25, requesting to return to port in order to disembark a crew member in need of urgent hospital treatment. 

Six arrested at the port of Santos attempting to board Costa Diadema with 30 Kg cocaine

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Brazilian law enforcement agencies have arrested six drug smugglers and confiscated about 30 kilos of cocaine at the port of Santos. The drug traffickers, five Brazilians and one Argentinian national, were arrested at the terminal, attempting to board the cruise ship Costa Diadema as it was preparing for a Transatlantic cruise to Europe.

Ukrainian crew member missing in war-torn city of Mariupol

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A young cruise ship crew member has been reported missing in the war-torn city of Mariupol. Family and friends are searching for the 26-year-old Anatoly Burma, who went missing on March 2. He is a crew working for the Italian cruise company Costa Cruises as an assistant bartender. Anatoly completed his contract and returned back to Ukraine on February 20, and arrived in Mariupol on February 22, just two days before the invasion of Ukraine started.

Costa offers cruise ship to house Ukrainian refugees

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Costa Cruises is offering one of its cruise ships to house Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion of their country. The company offered the cruise ship Costa Magica, which is currently out of service, to the Italian government as a potential hosing vessel for the Ukrainian refugees, if the number of refugees arriving in Italy increases in the coming weeks.

Cruise ships to resume Brazil sailings this week

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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.