Mumbai-based Corderlia Cruises has declared that it is working on a new itinerary for starting a weekly cruise operation.
Bringing a spell of joy for travel junkies, the domestic firms in the tourism industry are planning to introduce a weekly cruise service on the Mumbai-Lakshadweep corridor. As per reports, Mumbai-based Corderlia Cruises has declared that it is working on a new itinerary for starting a weekly cruise operation. Notably, the route will pass through Kochi, which has been severely affected by the halt in international cruises due to the uncertainties ushered by the pandemic.
Cruise ship to pass through Daman, Diu & Goa before reaching Kochi
As per reports, the cruise vessel is slated to start its run from Mumbai, on September 14, 2021. Reportedly, it will have approximately 800 rooms and nearly 1,800 tourists can be accommodated in this vehicle. Passing through an enticing west coastline, the ship will halt at Daman, Diu and Goa before reaching Kochi on September 22. As per reports, an official informed that the weekly tours will be functional till March 2022.
According to sources, two packages are available for the cruise service. Tourists can opt for the ₹15,000 per head scheme, which stretches over 3 days and 2 nights or the ₹24,000 package, that includes an itinerary for 4 days and 3 nights. The latter plan links Lakshadweep and the guests will be able to enjoy a one-day tour of Kadamat Island. Reports state that the authorities have worked out ample measures in view of the pandemic, including regular sanitisation of the entire vessel.
Latest facility at Cochin Port Trust ready to welcome vehicles
Reportedly, Kochi witnessed a humongous influx of tourists but the halted activities during the pandemic brought unprecedented challenges for its economy. Now, the Cochin Port Trust is attracting ships with very low rates while the other service providers in the city are also awaiting a resumption in their uninterrupted earnings.
As per reports, the Chairperson of Cochin Port Trust informed that the new facility is ready to welcome ships. It is expected that the cruise will boost tourism across hubs like Mattancherry, Fort Kochi, Alappuzha, Munnar and Thekkady.