Costa Atlantica Aces Health Inspection

Once again the Costa Atlantica has received a perfect score for vessel cleanliness, making this Costa Cruises' sixth win.

The inspection, administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scored on a scale from one to 100 and is based on a checklist of 28 areas including hygiene, food sanitation, water, shipboard personnel and overall.

The Costa Atlantica will sail seven-night Caribbean cruises in the 2009/2010 season. Upon completion the ship will return to Quebec to make special 11- to 17-night voyages throughout Canada and New England.