Zen Cruises launches Jalesh – India’s premiere cruise line; first sail in April 2019 from Mumbai

Zen Cruises launched its first brand, Jalesh Cruises – a multi-destination cruise line to offer the best of entertainment shows, adventure activities and exotic authentic cuisines packed with international hospitality on the high sea. Jalesh Cruises – meaning ‘Lord of Water’ is designed to offer a rich experience of Indian culture, hospitality and food to domestic and international travellers.

With a multitude of onboard offerings, Jalesh Cruises will be targeting vacationers, corporates, wedding planners and event organisers to offer new experiences customised for Indians audience.

Jalesh Cruises also stands for inclusivity with the brand providing facilities and rooms specially designed for elderly and differently-abled passengers on its ships.

The first ship under the brand will sail from Mumbai in April 2019, following the traditional naming ceremony of the 2,000 passenger vessel.

Jurgen Bailom, President and CEO, Zen Cruises said, “Zen Cruises is pioneering cruise holidays for Indian passengers in both domestic and international waters. Our premiere brand Jalesh Cruises believes in upholding the spirit, culture and values of ‘Incredible India’ by contributing to the growth of tourism and allied businesses in India. Jalesh Cruises will be a wholesome experience to cruisers who will get the best of culinary experiences, accommodation, wellness and retail therapy, adventure and entertainment, all packed together in one exotic vacation.”

Bailom added, “Zen Cruises wants to grow the cruise market as a whole in India. Our aim is to touch, delight and fulfil the lives of a million Indians and make them travel worldwide by 2025.”  

To give a wholesome experience of vacation to cruise passengers, Jalesh Cruises will also offer onshore destinations and excursions across Indian port cities including Chennai, Kochi, Mormugao, Mumbai, Vizag and international locations including Abu Dhabi, Colombo, Dubai, Muscat, Penang, Ras Al Khaimah and Singapore.

Onboard Jalesh Cruises, passengers will be delighted with Broadway shows, extravaganza plays, breath-taking magic shows, live music concerts, dance shows, shopping and a host of other entertaining shows. Jalesh Cruises will offer a bevvy of fine dining restaurants including Jain preparations to suit the culinary preferences of passengers.

The company is on course to captivate cruise passengers with a tailor-made offering par excellence and to offer passengers fantastic entertainment, incredible culinary experience and majestic cruise vacation in India and Asia.