Cordelia Cruises has returned its single cruise ship Empress to Mumbai for a season of roundtrip cruises to Goa, after completing a successful season on India’s east coast.
Cordelia Cruises on track to resume cruise itineraries from India in January
The Indian cruise line Cordelia Cruises has confirmed that it is on track to resume cruise itineraries out of Mumbai on January 29th this year aboard its cruise ship Empress.
Cordelia Cruises commences operations with Empress out of Mumbai
Cordelia Cruises’ new ship Empress has sailed from Mumbai for the first time, marking the first passenger voyage for Cordelia Cruises, which launched last year amid the pandemic.
Cordelia Cruises ship Empress enters Dubai Drydocks for refit and renovation
The Indian start-up cruise line Cordelia Cruises has sent its cruise ship Empress into Dubai Drydocks for a refit and renovation ahead of her maiden cruise from Dubai in September.
Cordelia Cruises to sail inaugural voyage from Dubai to India in September
The new Indian cruise line Cordelia Cruises, which replaces the now-defunct Jalesh Cruises, has announced that it will sail its maiden voyage this September from Dubai.
Royal Caribbean to resume hiring Indian crew ahead of restart of operations
Royal Caribbean will begin hiring Indian crew by the end of the month, along with crew from other countries where COVID-19 case numbers are surging, according to Michael Bayley, President & CEO, […]
Cruise lines suspend hiring of crew from South Africa and other countries
Just a few days after it was reported Royal Caribbean have been forced to suspend the hiring of crew from India due to a surge in cases there, it’s become apparent that […]
Royal Caribbean suspends hiring of Indian crew for restart in Europe and Caribbean
Royal Caribbean Cruises, the parent company of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises, has been forced to temporarily suspend the hiring of Indian crew members due to the worsening COVID-19 situation in […]
Indian cruise start-up Cordelia Cruises suspends 2021 inaugural season
Cordelia Cruises has pushed back its start date again due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in India, with no new scheduled launch date announced.
Indian cruise line Cordelia Cruises new ship Empress docks in Dubai at Port Rashid
Empress, a cruise ship belonging to Indian cruise line start-up Cordelia Cruises, has docked at the Dubai Cruise Terminal in Port Rashid.
Indian cruise start up Cordelia to continue the legacy of Jalesh Cruises says CEO
Cordelia Cruises, the new Indian cruise start up, will continue the legacy of Jalesh Cruises, the first ever domestic cruise line in the country, which was forced to shut down due to […]
Former Royal Caribbean ship Empress of the Seas may cruise in Middle East
Royal Caribbean International has reportedly sold its venerable cruise liner Empress of the Seas to an Indian cruise start-up run by the same CEO as the now defunct Jalesh Cruises. The Indian […]
After a single season in Dubai, the single Jalesh Cruises ship Karnika is scrapped in India
Jalesh Cruises’ only cruise ship, Karnika, has been beached for scrapping in Alang, India, after the cruise line was forced to declare bankruptcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 claims a third cruise line as Jalesh Cruises announces bankruptcy
The Indian cruise line Jalesh Cruises has announced that it is permanently suspending operations due to mounting debts and a delay in reopening Indian cruise ports.
India slashes port fees by 70% as it looks to attract cruise traffic back to Mumbai
India’s Ministry of Shipping has announced an immediate reduction in port charges for the cruise industry ranging from 60% to 70% as part of efforts to attract cruise traffic back to country […]
Indian cruise line Jalesh Cruises announces return to service after government approval
Jalesh Cruises, which suspended its cruise operations along with the rest of the global cruise industry when the coronavirus outbreak became a worldwide pandemic, has announced that it will resume services in […]
Jalesh Cruises integrates with GCC travel agents for more efficient booking
India’s only mainstream domestic cruise line, Jalesh Cruises, has partnered with the GCC and Indian travel companies Akbar Travels, Riya Travels, and Jagsons Travel Private Limited to improve the efficiency of its […]
ATM report reveals why Dubai was chosen as first foreign homeport by Jalesh Cruises
Big spending Indian tourists in Dubai are a major source market for Jalesh Cruises on its Arabian Gulf cruise itineraries, and a new report by Colliers International predicts growth of 81% in […]
Royal Caribbean reveals more details about Quantum of the Seas refit and refurbishment
Quantum of the Seas, the lead ship in her class and the innovative cruise ship that introduced the Bionic bar tender, the massive Seaplex with dodgem cars and the crowd favourite, Two70 […]
Jalesh Cruises and Netflix rival ZEE5 announce cruise deals exclusive to Middle East
Middle East residents who book a cruise with Jalesh Cruises can now avail a one-month free subscription to ZEE5(a digital entertainment platform with on demand content and over 60 live TV channels).