FOR Immediate Release
Mumbai, September 22, 2016: Ark Travels in alliance with Star Cruises initiated their first ever entertainment cruise titled ‘BIG BANG NAUTICAL FIESTA’. We had a stupendous response from Corporate MICE groups and discerning FIT. We booked a total of 2300 passengers on-board SuperStar Gemini in two separate sailings. August 10, 2016 was a normal two night cruise to Port Klang while, August 14, 2016 was a three nights sailing to Penang and Port Klang.
Commenting on the first-of-its-kind initiative Kishan Biyani, Director, Ark Travels said, “We are extremely excited about our newly launched concept Big Bang Nautical Fiesta, as this is the first entertainment Cruise by Ark Travels in alliance with Star Cruises. We have introduced a new concept of Entertainment cruises for which we chartered two sailing of SuperStar Gemini Ex-Singapore on August 10 and 14, 2016. For these two sailings, we added more fun, entertainment and food in addition to the normal inclusions on board Star Cruises.”
The Big Bang Nautical Fiesta was packaged with a lot of entertainment including Bollywood and Tollywood celebrities on board to perform and entertain the guests. A carnival on board was also planned with party games and pool games all day long. ‘War of the DJs’, on an open deck where guests partied till the wee hours of the morning, besides a special food festival on board serving different popular cuisines of India were planned.
Elaborating on Cruise Tourism in India Mr. Biyani stated, Cruise Vacations are showing an upward trend in India with double digit growths.” “Cruise tourism has grown by 14 per cent last year and we are expecting a growth of eight to 10 per cent in the year 2016. Genting will be presenting Dream Cruises, it newest cruise ship to Indian holiday-makers offering an opportunity to Indians to sail ex Mumbai to Colombo and Singapore from October 29, 2016. We are excited about this new cruise vessel as this will further entice the cruise tourism market in the country,” Biyani added.