Cordelia Cruises launches international India-Sri Lanka service (Chennai-Hambantota-Trincomalee)

   June 7, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Cordelia Cruises with its MS Empress ship started international voyages to Sri Lanka, with the inaugural sailing being flagged off by Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways.

Notable dignitaries, including Thiru K. Ramachandran, the Tourism Minister of Tamil Nadu, Sunil Paliwal, Chairman of Chennai Port, and S Viswanathan, Deputy Chairman of Chennai Port, also attended the event to mark the launch of India's Premium Cruise Line's first international sailing to Sri Lanka's ports Hambantota and Trincomalee

The new travel brand Cordelia is dedicated to providing exceptional experiences to its guests, aiming to enhance the cruising experience. This new route signifies a significant development in India's maritime tourism industry.

Through this extraordinary cruising venture, Cordelia aims to deliver the pinnacle of luxury, hospitality, and excellence. Exploring the beauty of Sri Lanka, indulging in exquisite cuisines, enjoying breathtaking views, and providing an unparalleled experience, Cordelia Cruises strives to ensure that this voyage becomes a once-in-a-lifetime trip for all passengers on board.

Talking about the launch, Jurgen Bailom (the company's President & CEO) said that ever since their launch in the India market, they were "committed to providing world-class amenities and unmatched hospitality".

"Cordelia Cruises served 84000 guests between June 2022-September 2022. In the year 2023, we hope to host over 50000 passengers for our Sri Lanka sailings alone between June 2023-September 2023. We are certain that our new route will be very well received. ”