Cochin Port Trust to construct cruise terminal at Mormugao

After completing the construction of a Rs 25.7 crore cruise terminal at Kochi, Cochin Port Trust has now been entrusted with the construction of the full-fledged international cruise terminal that is coming up at the harbour, said Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) chairman E Ramesh Kumar on Thursday. MPT issued the work order to Cochin Port.

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Major Cruise Lines will resume summer trips in Caribbean, Asia and UK

The global cruise industry is increasingly taking the first steps to restore operations at key markets around the world. Five cruise lines announced summer programs, including the first large US-based brands, with cruises scheduled for the Caribbean, Malaysia, and the UK, as the industry looks to take advantage of the expanding vaccine programs and loosening.

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Goa Port to set up special ferry service for inbound cruise tourists

Goa’s only major port, the Mormugao Port Trust, operated by the Centre is planning to develop a ferry circuit to cater to the international cruise ship tourists visiting the state. Speaking virtually at the Maritime India Summit 2021, Chairman of the Port Trust E. Ramesh Kumar said that the ferry service would connect several beach.

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Cochin Port Trust to transform Willingdon Island into a tourism hub

With ferrying of hard cargo getting containerised and their shipment getting relocated to the container transshipment terminal at Vallarpadam, the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) would shortly engage a consultant to ready a master plan for transforming Willingdon Island into a tourism hub. The idea is to ready a long-term master plan, based on which funds.

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Norwegian Cruise Line set to ramp up investment in Indian market

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), one of the world’s largest cruise line operators, is planning to invest in the Indian market in a big way towards promotion and brand-building to expand its market share, according to a senior official. “We are going to invest more money in India in 2021 than we did ever before, considering.

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Goa Ministers spar over state’s new tourism policy

The recent approval of the Goa Tourism Policy 2020, a document setting guidelines for future development of the tourism sector in the state with a detailed master plan to achieve the objective, has left the Goa cabinet a divided house. The policy has been formulated by global consulting firm KPMG at a cost of Rs.

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