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Cruise ship holidays: Affordable and accessible than ever before

Make a short Mumbai-Goa trip or travel for days as the ship takes you to multiple cities

A cruise ship holiday means ambling in luxury. (Stock photo)
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A cruise ship holiday means ambling in luxury. (Stock photo)

Namrata Kohli New Delhi

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MV Empress made history on June 5. India’s first international cruise ship was launched that day, sailing from Chennai to Sri Lanka.

A cruise ship takes passengers to various cities, giving them a chance to see more in luxury. “Cruises are very convenient. No matter how many cities/countries you visit, you sleep in the same comfortable bed. And you don’t have to pack/unpack your trunk all the time,” Ahilya Ahuja, an investment banker who has traveled on cruise ships over the years.

"Also, they give you a wide choice—you can have dinner in an evening dress or just

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First Published: Jun 29 2023 | 12:08 PM IST

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