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First Indian cruise liner launched; Muscat, UAE part of winter schedule this year

First Indian cruise liner launched Muscat, UAE component of winter schedule this year

Subhash Chandra-owned Essel Group’s cruise company, Zen Cruises, announced that its cruise line, Jalesh Cruises, will commence its initial sail on April 17 from Mumbai as its homeport. Jalesh Cruises will supply on shore destinations and excursions across Indian port cities which includes Chennai, Kochi, Mormugoa, Mumbai, Vizag and international places which includes Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Colombo, Penang and Singapore onboard its vessel Karnika.

The multi-location cruise line will supply entertainment shows, adventure activities and genuine cuisines packed with international hospitality on the higher sea, the organization mentioned. Starting December, Karnika will begin eight day/seven evening trips, starting in Mumbai although ending in Dubai. After leaving Mumbai, it will be at higher seas for two days and then quit in Muscat prior to heading for Dubai. The initial Karnika has a capacity to accommodate two,000 passengers and the ratio of the passengers to crew is three:1.

Speaking at the launch in Mumbai, Jurgen Bailom, president and CEO, Zen Cruises, mentioned, “Zen Cruises is pioneering cruise holidays for Indian passengers in both domestic and international waters. “Our premiere brand Jalesh Cruises believes in upholding the spirit, culture and values of ‘Incredible India’ by contributing to the growth of tourism and allied businesses. Jalesh Cruises will offer a wholesome experience to cruisers,” Bailom mentioned.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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