Cordelia Cruises, India’s premium cruise line, has made a triumphant return to Mumbai this month, after a successful four-month positioning in Chennai. Cordelia Cruises, returned to the esteemed Mumbai port on the 23rd of September and it will be homeport here till June 2024. After a series of successful sailings to Sri Lanka in June 2023, the Cordelia became the first Indian cruise to set sail internationally. This represents a monumental stride in the Indian cruise operations and marks an achievement for the country.
Cordelia Cruises embarked on an incredible journey, introducing a perfect blend of Indian hospitality and world-class amenities to more than 400,000 passengers since its inception. With a vision of transforming India’s vast coastline, which spans over 7,500 square kilometres, into a bustling hub for coastal tourism, Cordelia Cruises aims to propel the nation into the global cruise tourism industry spotlight.
As the festive season approaches, Cordelia Cruises has exciting plans to make it truly memorable for travellers. The upcoming itineraries of 4 nighters to Mumbai, Kochi Lakshadweep, and Goa promise an enchanting blend of festivities and relaxation. Passengers can look forward to celebrating this Navratri and Diwali on board the Empress in a unique maritime setting with luxurious amenities and cultural experiences.With plans to expand its horizons by venturing into international waters, Cordelia will embark on extraordinary journeys to the Middle East in June 2024, with stops in destinations like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. These international cruises will introduce travellers to the opulence and cultural richness of the Middle East, further enhancing Cordelia Cruises’ reputation as a global cruise line. “We are immensely proud of Cordelia Cruises’ journey and the success of our Sri Lanka sailings. As we return to the vibrant city of Mumbai, we are not just sailing back to our roots, but we are also setting sail towards an exciting future. With a deep commitment to showcasing the beauty of India’s coastline, we aspire to make India a global leader in cruise tourism. Our homecoming is not just a celebration; it’s a testament to the limitless possibilities that lie ahead.”, Jurgen Bailom, President and CEO of Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt Ltd, Cordelia Cruises.