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