Cordelia Cruises is working closely with the Government of India, the shipping authorities, the port authority, as well as the travel industry to ensure that Indian travellers can experience the joys of cruising safely even within the country and outside it, whilst enjoying the benefits of an Indian offering which is on par with global standards.
Cordelia Cruises by Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt ltd is India’s only premium cruise liner. True to its name, Cordelia Cruises aspires to promote and drive the cruises culture in India through experiences that are for families, stylish, luxurious, and most importantly, inherently Indian. It’s a cruise for Indians catering to the way Indians love to holiday.
Cordelia Cruises is the new way to holiday that eliminates all the hassles of multiple travels to reach your destination, curating and following itineraries etc. Cruising is the new and superlative version of a #staycation. It’s a one stop travel destination that covers everything you might wish for in your travel itinerary. From breath-taking views, adventure activities, music and dance, international cuisine, everything is taken care of under one roof.
Cruising through this holiday you will witness India’s most popular entertainment shows at the Marquee Theatre with enthralling ‘live’ music and stand-up comedy gigs, mesmerizing magic shows, outdoor movie nights and professional theatre performances. Unparalleled excitement for everyone will keep you entertained throughout your stay onboard. To add to this, you may just be lucky enough to see Dolphins prancing around in the sea while you hang out on the sprawling deck, sipping a hand crafted cocktail.
Cruising, after all, is a great option to unload the stress, relax and holiday. What, after all, is better than being away from the hustle and bustle of our maximum cities than immersing ourselves in the expanse of the ocean on a cruise which offers something for everyone and of every age group.
Cordelia Cruises is working very closely with the Government of India, shipping authorities, port authority, and travel industry to create a future when travel can safely start again after the current pandemic of Corona passes away, and Indians can cruise and enjoy the proud Indian offering of global standards and quality.
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It is key to note that Cordelia believes in delivering these experiences right from the guest’s first interaction with them. They have an end-to-end fully online reservation system designed for the booking convenience of all age groups. Alternatively, guests can also reach out to travel experts at their contact centre for booking assistance or get in touch with their nearest travel agents for Cordelia Cruise bookings. Travel agents can avail of their advanced online booking platform. Also, the best part for travel agents is also that they get a 10 per cent upfront cut, there is no long waiting for that.
Given that food is arguably one of the most important aspects of hospitality, Cordelia has partnered with the Apollo Group for its food and drink offerings. With immense variety, the food aboard Cordelia includes a plethora of cuisines and flavours catering to wide ranging palates and tastes. From flavours of India to authentic vegetarian and international cuisines, we also cater to preparations for our dedicated Jain customers. Some of the highlights include an eclectic mix of flavours from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Mumbai to Kolkata at ‘Essence of India’. There will also be simple homemade pasta, burgers, and pizzas at ‘The International Grill’ and exotic kebabs and bread at ‘Hot Clay Tandoor’.
There will be dedicated Jain cuisine service for guests to enjoy traditional Jain dishes. Authentic Indian recipes is on offer at the ‘Vegetarian Bang’. There is also homestyle thali restaurant being introduced onboard. A variety of comforting hot soups, subs, and rolls will be available at the ‘Kettle & Bunn’ and classic Indian sweets to specialty cakes and pastries to satiate your sweet tooth at ‘Sugar N Spice’.
The Empress comprises 796 cabins, 11 decks, food pavilion, a fine dine restaurant, speciality restaurants, bars, lounges, business centres, spa, salon, dive in theatre, casino, marquee theatre, non-stop entertainment, musical performances, live bands, adventure activities and shopping that ensures 24X7 entertainment for everyone on-board!
Everything offered on-board Cordelia cruises is especially designed and meticulously curated to cater to the likeness of our Indian audiences. The preferences of cuisine, Bollywood centric music and dance shows, magic performances etc. And we take pride in offering all that is liked by our audiences. It’s safe to say that Cordelia is Indian at heart with most of its crew being Indian offering the best way India likes to holiday.
Since it’s launch, Cordelia Cruises is proud to have successfully catered to ensuring best holiday experience to those who have been on-board with us. We have received great positive feedback from our travel partners and guests alike. We have been praised for our efficacy in seamlessly travel bookings (online and offline), addressing queries and complains, offerings and discounts and most importantly our services once the guest is sailing.
For the team at Cordelia Cruises, it is motivating to hear positive feedback which in turn gears up everyone at Cordelia team to do and offer their best to all those who want to make their holiday a memorable and