Luxury Cruise liner MS CELEBRITY CONSTELLATION
arrived at Mormugao port this morning from Mumbai with 2166
high end guests and 981 crew, says a release.
The officials of Goa Tourism Department, Government of
Goa, extended a warm welcome to the visiting guests at the cruise terminal
on their arrival with colorful cultural pageantry. All the arriving
guests and crew were issued the E-landing cards and were given prompt clearance
by the officials of the Immigration Bureau which set up 10 immigration counters
at the cruise berth terminal.
The visiting guests hailed from USA (298), UK (907),
Canada (281) Mexico (82) Australia (153) and other
nationalities. M/s. Travelsmith Goa, were the main tour
operators for the vessel and they handled the local excursions in Goa to all
the touristsí locations in Goa by luxury coaches and taxis. M/s. J. M. Baxi &
Co, Vasco da Gama, were the Ship Agents for the cruise liner.
The cruise liner will sail to Cochin port later in the evening on its onward
voyage. During the month of March 2018, Mormugao Port has played host
to 6 luxury cruise liners bringing in thousands of high end guests and crew to
the State of Goa, thereby giving a major boost to the Goan economy.