Carnival Destiny: Three packages are on offer, each starting on 10 April 2007 from Barbados.The Great Caribbean Experience (20 cruise nights@ Rs5,31,999 onwards; 10-30 April); Encounter in Barbados (12 cruise nights@ Rs3,87,999; 10-22 April) and Final Mission (eight cruise nights@Rs3,68,999 onwards, 22-30 April). Packages include accommodation on twin-sharing basis, at least six meals on board, to and fro (Mumbai-Barbados-Mumbai) economy class airfare with taxes, category-one match tickets, transfers from airport and stadia, entertainment on board, Caricom visa cost and overseas medical insurance. Special arrangements have been made for Indian visitors in Barbados on board the Carnival Destiny Cruise. The Barbados Tourism Authority will offer cruises to Grenada and St Lucia, Indian entertainment on board , satellite feed of the matches and 24-hour complimentary room service.
Bookings can be made from Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Punjab and Kolkata. For more information call Rahul at 9920089555 or Mona at 9920089666.
Silver Wind offers 11 cruise nights @ Rs3,15,000 all inclusive, from 9-20 April. Airline tickets and visa costs are separate. The cruise starts from San Juan , Puerto Rico and ends at Bridgetown, Barbados. Accommodation in suites is on twin sharing basis and includes liquor and all meals. The cruise will dock at Bridgetown, Barbados on 11 April for the India vs England match, then travel to Fort De France , Martinique and Castries, St Lucia. After a day at sea on 14 April, it will head back to Bridgetown, Barbados on 15 April for the India vs Pakistan match and then head out to Bequia and St George’s, Grenada. There will be Indian cuisine on board by the Taj Group of Hotels, as well as ‘relax de chateau’—a mix of spa and French cuisine. The ship also has a spa and casino. Silver Wind is part of the Silversea fleet which has been voted the world’s best small ship cruise line by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.
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