Luxury cruise liner M.V. CELEBRITY CONSTELLATION arrived at Mormugao
on 8th Jan 2018 from Muscat Oman with 2173 high end guests and a crew of 929 on
board, says a release.
This is the vessel’s third
visit to Mormugao port during the current cruise tourism season. As usual the
visitors received a rousing welcome at the cruise terminal with a rich display
of Goan culture, music and dance organized by the GTDC. The cruise liner will
sail later in the evening to Mumbai port on its onward outbound destination.
All the passengers and the crew who arrived at Mormugao port disembarked
with an E-landing Card generated on board the cruise liner simplifying the
immigration procedures for faster clearance of the guests at the visiting port.
The team of Immigration Bureau Officials was in attendance at the cruise
terminal to attend to the visiting guests.
The visitors later went on shore for a sight- seeing tour of Goa’s
famous tourists locations of churches, temples, beaches in the north and south
Goa, spice gardens, Panjim city etc. M/s. J. M. Baxi & Co, Vasco da Gama,
were the Ship Agents for the cruise liner, while the ground arrangements for
sight-seeing tours was smoothly handled by the main operator M/s. Travelsmith
Adventure Pvt Ltd., Luxury coaches and tourists taxis were at the disposal of
the visiting guests to take them around sight-seeing in Goa.
The cruise liner is scheduled to revisit the Mormugao port for the
fourth time during the current cruise tourism season on 20th January 2018.
This is the 11th luxury cruise liner handled
at the Mormugao Port cruise terminal this season.