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 launches Future Pass to let passengers book now and confirm later
Jalesh Cruises has launched a new cruise booking policy that enables passengers to book now and change their travel plans however they like until August 31st, 2021.
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 […]
Jalesh Cruises may expand Dubai cruise season after acquisition of second ship
India’s first mainstream cruise line, Jalesh Cruises, will add a second ship to its fledgling fleet by October this year, according to Rajiv Duggal, Strategic Advisor, Jalesh Cruises, suggesting even more Dubai […]
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 […]
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).
Jalesh announces new Indian cruise destinations for Karnika’s winter season
Jalesh Cruises, the new cruise line for the Indian market and the country’s first-ever domestic mainstream cruise line, has expanded its range of Indian cruise destinations for the winter season.
Capacity in Middle East cruise market sees largest-ever year-on-year increase
The Middle East cruise market, based primarily out of Dubai, and the Indian sector, based primarily out Mumbai, has seen the largest-ever capacity increase in a single year, with a year-on-year jump […]
Dubai is Karnika’s ‘second home’ says Jalesh CEO as ship commences UAE season
Karnika, the first cruise ship to operate for Indian cruise line Jalesh Cruises, has commenced her first Arabian Gulf cruise season sailing roundtrip out of Dubai, which Jurgen Bailom, President & CEO, […]
India’s first cruise line makes maiden call in Dubai to start Arabian Gulf season
Karnika, the first cruise ship to be operated by Jalesh Cruises, itself the first-ever domestically owned mainstream cruise line in India, has made her maiden port call in Dubai, marking the start […]
Karnika makes historic Indian arrival ahead of Jalesh’s debut UAE season
The cruise ship Karnika, newly delivered to Jalesh Cruises following a major refurbishment in Singapore, has docked in Goa, becoming the first Indian-owned mainstream cruise ship ever to do so.
Jalesh Cruises takes delivery of UAE-bound Karnika, the former Pacific Jewel
Pacific Jewel of P&O Australia has been handed over to Jalesh Cruises in Singapore ahead of her dry-docking and refurbishment for a new life as the cruise ship Karnika.
India’s new cruise line Jalesh Cruises launches Mumbai to Dubai itineraries
Jalesh Cruises, India’s newest and first mainstream cruise line, has released a range of cruise itineraries sailing from April this year onwards, with Dubai included as a port of call on Mumbai […]
India to have two local cruise lines as Jalesh Cruises announces Mumbai itineraries
Jalesh Cruises will become the second domestic cruise line targeting the Indian cruise market when it launches operations in April next year.