CRUISES

NCL doubles business in India

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has managed to double its business from India with four years of direct presence in the market. It now readies itself for 2020 as it introduces two new ships to its trade partners here. The leisure segment continues to form a major part of its business …

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Tour aboard Seabourn

STIC Travel Group recently organised a ship tour for its key travel partners in Mumbai, on-board Seabourn Encore that offers 300 luxuriously-appointed, all-veranda suites. TT Bureau STIC Travel Group, the General Sales Agent (GSA) for Seabourn Cruise Line in India, recently organised a ship orientation programme for key travel agents …

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11-year gift to trade

Selling various premium cruise lines for over a decade, Cruise Professionals has launched a special offer for the travel trade on its 11th anniversary, valid till December 6. TT Bureau Elated on completing 11 successful years in the industry, Nishith Saxena, Founder & Director, Cruise Professionals, said that his company …

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Cruising must offer plenty

With the demand for cruises in India increasing, this mode of travel is increasingly being used for corporate events, anniversaries, honeymoons, and trips with friends. With each having its own requirements, experts from the industry share the kind of demands Indian cruise travellers have. Anita Patni, Associate VP – Leisure, …

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43 world treasures, 1 cruise

Sales for MSC Cruises’ 117-day 2022 world cruise opens exclusively for MSC Voyagers Club members that will allow their clients to discover 43 treasures around the world in a single cruise. It offers 15 shore excursions in the cost of the cruise ticket and other excursions, including some overland tours …

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Crystal cabin on board

Travel agents can dazzle their clients by offering them MSC Bellissima, the cruise ship that has the world’s first crystal cabin adorned with glittering Swarovski crystals. TT Bureau Guests on-board MSC Cruises’ recently launched MSC Bellissima (which means ‘most beautiful’) are in for a dazzling surprise. The privately-owned cruise line …

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India has a bright cruise future

The Singapore cruise industry has many a taker in India, as was evident at Singapore Tourism Board’s cruise forum in New Delhi. India is a key market for the Southeast Asian nation, and its tourism board aims to capitalise on the growing interest and establish Singapore as a hub for cruisers …

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JTI’s shorter cruise itineraries

To attract more leisure travellers to the Northeast, JTI Group introduced a short, three-night river cruise itinerary on the Brahmaputra. The company is also adding a new vessel to its fleet. TT Bureau In 2017, the JTI Group clocked 20 per cent business as compared to the previous year and …

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NCL strengthens its trade arm

With its office in Mumbai, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is making all efforts to grow the cruise market from India. The company plans to rely on travel agency partners and educate them. It will conduct various Fam trips to offer them first-hand experience of their products. TT Bureau India is …

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Eyeing new destinations

Welcoming the New Year with a bang, Cosmos, a division of Globus Family of Brands offering budget coach touring at destinations far and wide, has introduced a slew of tours and destinations for Indian travellers in 2018. TT BUREAU The Globus Family of Brands turns 90 this year and to …

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