Published on : Friday, January 12, 2018
A new cruise terminal is being planned to build in western India’s busiest city and the business capital, Mumbai which will be the 10 times the size of the existing one and make the world class infrastructure that promote the tourism industry also.
Sanjay Bhatia, chairman of the Port Trust said that their aim is to make Mumbai better than Miami.
The Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Minister for Shipping and Ports Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the upcoming international cruise terminal.
This new cruise terminal will be spread over 4.15 lakh square feet and is being built at a cost of Rs. 300 crore. It is likely to be ready by June 2019.
Mumbai is expected to knob around 80 percent of cruise passengers of India and the country is expected to see an increase in both international and domestic cruise tourists.
This new terminal will also add to the local economy and employment.