Goa Tourism welcomes first Cruise Ship for the season, M V AIDAsol , which arrived at MPT


22/11/2014 …. Goa Tourism   today  welcomed  the  first  passenger cruise  vessel, M V AIDAsol,  which  arrived  at  MPT.

The  vessel   had on board  2,192 passengers and   docked at  the  Port at 9.00 am   to an arousing  reception organized by Goa Tourism.

M V AIDAsol is  the first vessel  arriving in Goa for the tourism season 2014-15.

 Indications are that  as many as 24   cruise vessels  will be  sailing into  Goa till May 2015.

 Reports are that   cruise vessels  will  bring to  Goa  around 30,000  tourists.

A  facilitation  center   to expedite  Customs and Immigration  clearances  has  been set up.  The  tourism department  will be  providing  tourist s literature and all tourism related  information.

Other cruise liners  expected to  arrive in Goa  include AIDAaura,  Voyager, Seven Seas Voyager,  Aegean   Odyssey, Azamara Quest, AIDAprima.