Monarch Cruise announces luxury cruise in India featuring cricket and Bollywood stars
December 14, 2015: Monarch Cruise has announced the launch of a cruise experience that will bring together the cream of Bollywood and Cricket. The cruise will allow passengers to get close and personal with their favourite cricket icons, Bollywood stars, world-class DJs and celebrated chefs.
Departing from Singapore March 6, 2017, the ship will course through Kuala Lumpur, Phuket, Penang, Colombo and Cochin before reaching Mumbai and retracing the route back to Singapore.
The faces of this spectacular cruise are brand ambassadors Sachin Tendulkar, Brett Lee and Shane Warne. The three legendary cricketers join hands with a host of sports and Bollywood icons including former Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara, stand-up comic Vir Das, DJ Khushi, singers Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Neha Kakkar, actress Neha Dhupia, rapper Badshah and famed chef Sanjeev Kapoor with many more to be added to the amazing line up of entertainment to appear throughout the cruise itinerary either on-ship or at gala events.
Sachin Tendulkar, who will appear at the Mumbai gala event, said, “I’m looking forward to joining with many of my international cricketing friends as we bring a slice of cricket history to the fans in a way never seen before.”
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor will present passengers with delightful culinary experiences of various cuisines. There will be red carpet gala events offering passengers an itinerary that is diverse and exciting while also providing glimpses of Asia’s most spectacular destinations. Plans for Twenty20 matches are also underway taking the cricket action both on and off the ship.
An experience that will combine luxury, grandeur and glamour, the cruise offers six itinerary options: a 7 day Singapore – Colombo or Colombo – Singapore route; a 7 day Colombo – Mumbai or Mumbai – Colombo route; or a 13 day Singapore – Mumbai or Mumbai – Singapore cruise.
A unique feature about this cruise is the opportunity to ‘book your invitation’ that will now be open to prospective travellers. This feature may be availed of by paying a fully refundable fee of INR 3,500. Through this feature, a traveller may be assured of special preference and an exclusive invitation to book a cabin.
Ticket packages, starting at a cost of INR 79,990, will be open exclusively to invitation holders from the end of December.