Category: Cruise

Travel professionals need to be cruise experts: Peter Kollar, Head of International Training & Development, CLIA

Peter Kollar, CLIA Head of International Training & Development is a cruise expert and veteran speaker on the conference circuit across India and Asia over the past seven years. In this special story, read Kollar’s take on the cruise industry. More than 220,000 Indians cruised in 2018, an increase of 28.1% from the previous year. […]

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Royal Caribbean International voted Favourite Cruise Line at Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards

Further strengthening its position as a domain leader in India, Royal Caribbean International – which is represented in the country by TIRUN Travel Marketing – has won yet another ‘Favourite Cruise Line’ award at Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards. The 9th edition of the annually-held award ceremony took place at ITC Maurya, New Delhi […]

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Royal Caribbean enters into fly-cruise partnership with Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group

Royal Caribbean International has entered into a new multimillion-dollar marketing partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group to promote fly-cruises. This five-year tripartite collaboration, the longest ever, is expected to bring some 623,000 international fly-cruise visitors to Singapore and generate over S$430 million in tourism receipts between end-2019 and 2024. The announcement […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line takes delivery of Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of its newest ship, Norwegian Encore, in Bremerhaven, Germany. This highly anticipated milestone began with a nearly month-long tour with preview events scheduled in Europe, New York and Miami, including the ship’s naming ceremony on November 21, 2019. In attendance were Norwegian Cruise Line and Meyer Werft executives. “Today we […]

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Norwegian Spirit to undergo over $100 million revitalisation

Norwegian Cruise Line provided further detail about Norwegian Spirit’s upcoming renovation as part of The Norwegian Edge programme, which reaffirms the company’s commitment to elevating the standard of excellence across the fleet. Norwegian Spirit will enter dry dock in Marseille, France on January 2, 2020 for an over $100 million revitalisation. As part of the […]

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Jalesh Cruises announces appointment of Devesh Khanna as Chief Commercial Officer

Jalesh Cruises has appointed Devesh Khanna as its Chief Commercial Officer. He will be responsible for spearheading the sales and marketing and the commercial aspects of Karnika, the flagship vessel of the cruise liner. His role will also focus on building a network across the country to promote the cruise liner in the Indian travel […]

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TIRUN announces the launch of Celebrity Apex from Celebrity Cruises

TIRUN, the exclusive India representative of Celebrity Cruises, recently announced the launch of the latest ship in Celebrity Cruises’ innovative Edge series, Celebrity Apex. The latest ship follows inline the legacy established by its iconic sister ship Celebrity Edge, which was just named amongst 2019 TIME Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places. Celebrity Apex features an innovative […]

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India’s first premium cruise ship Karnika returns to Mumbai for new and maiden cruise destinations

Karnika, India’s first premium cruise ship by Jalesh Cruises has arrived back in Mumbai on September 19 to sail to new and unexplored Indian cruise destinations – Ganpatipule in Maharashtra and Diu. Jalesh Cruises, India’s first multi-destination cruise line is celebrating the homecoming of the ship with a 15% discount to guests for Diwali, Christmas […]

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TIRUN’s cruise roadshow continues, travels to Delhi to announce new cruises to Singapore

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the exclusive India representative of Royal Caribbean International, has initiated a massive pan-India roadshow to spread the word about Royal Caribbean International’s cruises to Singapore in 2019-2020. As a part of this journey, the roadshow recently held at Junkyard Café Delhi, to apprise trade partners about the upcoming Singapore sailings onboard two […]

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Dubai firms up position as the region’s top cruise destination with 51% rise in tourist footfall

Bolstering its position as a premier international cruise destination, Dubai concluded its 2018-19 cruise season with a record increase of over 51% in cruise tourist footfall and a 38% increase in cruise ship calls season-on-season. Dubai welcomed through Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal, the award-winning cruise tourist destination in the Middle East, 846,176 cruise visitors via […]

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