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Luxury cruise liner M.V. CELEBRITY CONSTELLATION at Mormugao port

Luxury cruise liner M.V. CELEBRITY CONSTELLATION arrived at Mormugao port on the early morning of 5th March 2018 Cochin   with  2037  high end guests and a crew of 975 on board. This is the vessel’s 5thvoyage to Mormugao port during the current cruise tourism season and the 19th cruise liner to visit the port. The Goa Tourism Development Corporation officials extended a warm welcome to the visiting guests at the cruise terminal on their arrival with colorful cultural pageantry.  

The high end guests arriving by the cruise liner hailed from Great Britain (985), Austria ( 230), Indonesia (172) and Indian origin ( 174).   All the visiting guests availed E Landing facility and were cleared smoothly to go on shore without any delay by the officials of the Immigration Bureau, which operated 10 immigration counters at the cruise terminal.  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., The cruise vessel will sail to Mumbai, on its onward voyage later in the evening.   5 more cruise liners  are expected to arrive at Mormugao Port during the current month thereby giving a further boost to cruise tourism in the state.

 

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