Cruise Tourism has been identified as one of the key thrust areas to be implemented across all the key ports as priority by the Government of India.

To showcase their preparedness to host cruise vessels and sensitise the stakeholders about action taken for promotion of Cruise Tourism, Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) and Ministry of Shipping’s in collaboration with Mumbai First as knowledge partner organised an exclusive preview to the “The Dawn of Cruise Tourism in India” on 8th August 2017, at Trident, Nariman Point.

Shri Nitin Gadkari, The Shipping and Road Transport and Highways Minister, Mr. David Dingle, Chairman, Carnival, UK – the biggest cruise line in the world, Shri Ravi Kant, Secretary to GoI, Ministry of Shipping ,Smt. Rashmi Verma, Secretary to GoI, Ministry of Tourism ,Shri. J. Rawal, Minister of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra, Shri Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament, Shri. Sumit Mullick, Chief Secretary to Government of Maharashtra and other senior officials from the government were present at the event.