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If you love the idea of a holiday on a cruise, you will thank us when we tell you that there will soon be a cruise starting from Mumbai taking you all the way to Maldives. Costa Cruises, a European company has announced that it will begin cruises between the two countries from this December onwards. The decision came after the Shipping Ministry announced its plans to develop Mumbai Port Trust as a port of call for cruise liners. Also Read - Unlock 1 in Haryana: Faridabad to Follow Existing Guidelines For Now, New Directions Tomorrow

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Costa neoClassica will take 1700 passengers on a week-long cruise from Mumbai to Maldives with stops at New Mangalore and Kochi on the onward journey, and halts at Colombo and Goa on the way back from Maldives. The fully-equipped cruise liner will have 650 cabins including ones with sea view and private balcony, a wellness center and other luxuries like a casino, theater, ballroom, bar and disco. Passengers will enjoy delicious food from its restaurants with the option of choosing vegetarian and Jain varieties as well. Also Read - Star Sports Brings The Best of IPL Rivalries This June

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The initial booking will be for trips until March 2017 and the cost per person is expected to be around Rs 42,000 that includes port taxes as well. We can’t wait to board this ship and head to Maldives. What about you? For more information, contact Costa Cruises at 18004626782. Also Read - Going by Centre’s Guidelines, Bihar Extends Coronavirus Lockdown Till June 30

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