India

Pandaw offers expedition combinations

Pandaw is offering new combination cruise itineraries to allow passengers to thoroughly explore the rivers of Southeast Asia and India. A total of seven “combo cruise expeditions” ranging from 15 to 21 nights are now […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 8 2018

The rise of India’s river cruise revolution

It’s fast becoming a popular destination for Australian cruisers – India’s Brahmaputra and Ganges rivers are attracting a slew of holiday-makers looking for an immersive cultural experience. Pandaw last week announced it would be launching […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 25 2018
Sponsored

Explore exotic India with Assam Bengal Navigation river cruises

India is one of the hottest and most exotic places to travel to, with a number of small boutique lines offering voyages up and down the famous Ganges River or the Brahmaputra River. One of […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 11 2017
News

Tauck partners with BBC Earth for new expedition cruises

The soothing voice of Sir David Attenborough on BBC’s Planet Earth II documentary lulls you onto the banks of the Ganges River in India or marvelling at the wildlife on the Galapagos Islands. But instead […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 23 2017
News

$100K Regent Seven Seas’ global cruise snapped up

Do you have $100,000 and four months to spare? Then get in quick to book one of the few remain cabins for Regent Seven Seas’ 128-day, around-the-world cruise departing January 2017.   The cruise, onboard […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 7 2015
News

Queen Elizabeth’s first Halong Bay visit

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth has made her inaugural voyage into Vietnam’s Halong Bay. She glided in early yesterday morning, as mist blanketed the UNESCO World Heritage site and its array of rock pillars, caves and islands. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 1 2014
News

APT unveils 2015 India program

APT has unveiled four new India itineraries for 2015, which include sailings on board the small ship, MS Island Sky and the line’s brand new vessel, RV Ganges Voyager. New itineraries range from 14 to […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 28 2014
News

River cruising, tomorrow’s way of seeing India

River cruising is the future of India’s growing tourism industry, according to local river cruise companies. Vivada Cruises executive director Shushila R told Cruise Passenger it is a growing sector, with the number of ships […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 13 2013
Opinion

Crew Interview: Rakesh Syam, table magician on Carnival Breeze

The pioneer of close-up magic on Carnival Cruise Lines, Rakesh Syam, talks to e-Travel Blackboard about following your dream and not taking “no” for an answer. Natalie: How did you become a magician? Rakesh: In […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 16 2012
Destinations

A river cruise through India’s Assam region

A river cruise through north-east India’s Assam, rich in wildlife and dotted with traditional villages, offers a peaceful perspective on this teeming subcontinent.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 30 2010