Jan 11, 2023

MV Ganga Vilas River Cruise Launched

MV Ganga Vilas River Cruise Lauch

MV Ganga Vilas River Cruise

As India celebrates its seventy fifth year of independence via Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav we are imparting revolutionary tourism merchandise such as river cruising to showcase India’s natural beauty, cultural heritage and non secular splendour ith such events, India will be able to recognize its cruise attainable and can grow to be a global cruise hub. we have taken up cleansing and rejuvenating the Ganga river in mission mode. Therefore easy rivers have ensured workable for traveller things to do such as river cruising The world's longest river cruise MV Ganga Vilas will be flagged off on the thirteenth January 2023 in Varanasi. In the coming 50 days, this luxury cruise will now not solely deliver to the world India’s potential for cruise tourism for India but will additionally showcase India’s herbal beauty, cultural heritage and religious splendour. We are in a country, where rivers are worshipped in the structure of gods and goddesses. Indian river cruises offer something for all people in the family”. Therefore clean rivers have ensured plausible for vacationer activities such as river cruising”. The launch of Cruise Tourism is an instance of multi-ministry synergy and Whole of Government Approach under management as the underlying assignment of cleansing the Ganga comes underneath the Ministry of Jal Shakti, the coverage for cruise tourism is formulated through the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, the Ministry of Tourism gives the support in growing captivating tourism merchandise and experiences and markets the destination. The experience of MV Ganga Vilas, will proceed on the Ganga and the Brahmaputra river, and will give up in Dibrugarh in Assam on March 1, 2023 after 51 days. The cruise will visit 50 important vacationer destinations, consisting of heritage web sites such as Varanasi’s famous Ganga Aarti and sanctuaries such as Kaziranga National Park and the Sundarbans Delta. In Bangladesh, the cruise will journey approximately 1,100 kilometres. to showcase India’s herbal beauty, cultural heritage and spiritual splendour”.  This tour will proceed through Patna, Kolkata, Dhaka (Bangladesh), Sahibganj, and Guwahati, by means of Majuli Island. Tourists visiting in this ship will go to the well-known cities and traveller areas positioned on the banks of these two rivers. While speakme on the protection of the travelers travelling thru the worldwide borders of India and Bangladesh, the Union Minister of Tourism, Shri G Kishan Reddy said,

The government of India has taken a number of initiatives to enhance the country’s cruise tourism industry, which includes infrastructure upgrades, rationalisation of port fees, elimination of ousting charges, priority India targets to enlarge cruise passenger traffic from 0.4 million at current to 4 million. The monetary doable of cruise tourism is anticipated to upward jostle from $110 million to $5.5 billion in the coming years. To recognise this, the Centre has taken up the undertaking of developing one hundred national waterways, with the intention of seeing world-class cruise ships running on these waterways in addition to cargo movement. 12 initiatives amounting to Rs. 1,098 Cr. are being undertaken to enhance infrastructure associated to cruise shipping in India.