Indian Shipping Ministry and B&A – Working Together to Increase Cruise Tourism in India

The Indian government is working on a cruise tourism policy to increase the cruise liner traffic to India 10-fold to 700 vessels a year. The plan was spelt out on Tuesday by minister for road transport, highways and shipping Nitin Gadkari.

To start with, five ports—Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore, Chennai and Kochi—will be developed as cruise hubs.

The policy will aim at turning India into a hot spot of cruise tourism by addressing shortcomings that have impeded the sector’s growth.

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