Cordelia Cruises announces 100% occupancy: a feat, indeed, for the cruising world globally where the numbers are far from encouraging. In a remarkable turnaround post the second wave and since its launch in India in September 2021, Cordelia Cruises has been the #1 choice of vacations for Indian families: thus giving a great boost to the travel and tourism industry in the county.
Cordelia Cruises by Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt Ltd is India’s premium Cruise liner. True to its name, Cordelia Cruises is instrumental in promoting and driving the cruising culture in India through experiences that are stylish, luxurious, and most importantly, inherently Indian and for Indian families. It’s a cruise for Indians catering to the way Indians love to Holiday. Guests love being on the largest city on the sea and have welcomed cruising with open arms. The festive season coming up is witnessing encouraging numbers with important dates already completely sold out.
Cordelia Cruises is working very closely with the Government of India, shipping authorities, port authority, and the travel industry and has created an experience through which travel can be safe and Indians can cruise and enjoy the proud Indian offering of global standards and quality.
One of the 4 pillars of Cordelia Cruises is the stellar entertainment they have on board. There are various shows for all age groups and audiences who will be treated to the best performances from all over the country. The shows are:
India through movies – Indian Cine magic
Magic show – Magicians cut
Burlesque – The Bollywood Way
Romance in Bollywood
Cordelia Cruises promises all its guests an experience par excellence while sailing to some of the best Indian destinations like Goa, Diu, Lakshadweep and Kochi.
Cordelia Cruises started operations in mid-September and has achieved 100% consumer occupancy. The response received is not only encouraging but also overwhelming. They have successfully completed 16 sailings with approximately 17,776 families and guests till date.
“Indians were far from familiar with cruising especially locally. The thick of the pandemic was itself a significantly dauting time. I am overjoyed and humbled in equal measure with the response we have received since our launch. Families come in large numbers, wedding and important events are being hosted on board and guests are making memories of a lifetime through the stellar food, entertainment and destination experiences being offered by Cordelia Cruises. Christmas is coming and so is New Year’s eve and guests are truly looking forward to the grand entertainment we have created for them. This response is pushing us to do better and offer so much more. Cordelia Cruises has put India on the global cruising map. This is just the beginning ,” says Mr. Jurgen Bailom, CEO and President, Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt Ltd.
The Empress by Cordelia Cruises comprises 796 cabins, 11 decks, food pavilion, a fine dine restaurant, specialty restaurants, bars, lounges, business centers, 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!
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.