Monarch Cruise CEO, Somesh Jagga, and Chairman Shane Hodges announced about launches the first ever luxury cruise featuring the best of Cricket, Bollywood and Cuisine. The cruise will feature legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, along with Brett Lee, Shane Warne and many other cricketing legends. Other celebrities will include entertainers such as Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Neha Kakkar and Neha Dhupia, Stand-up comedians Vir Das and Papa CJ, Industry leading DJ’s NYK and Gouri Sharma, with  celebrated Chefs Sanjeev Kapoor and Vineet Bhatia serving up mouth-watering cuisine.

Monarch Cruise CEO, Somesh Jagga, and Chairman Shane Hodges presented this unique concept to everyone present at the launch announcement while also adding that cabin sales are open for all to experience at

The glamorous cruise offers seven different itineraries with four 7-day legs, two 13-day legs, and one 26-day experience for the cruise enthusiasts. Departing from Singapore March 5th, 2017, the ship will course through Kuala Lumpur, Phuket, Penang, Colombo and Cochin before reaching Mumbai and retracing the route back to Singapore. As per the initial reports, ticket sales have been very strong, with selected cabin types already selling out.

Elaborating on the concept of Monarch Cruise, Somesh Jagga said, “Throughout this cruise, we will bring to Indian travellers the ultimate luxury cruising lifestyle in a way that is truly unique. The Monarch Experience positions travellers up close and personal with their most beloved Bollywood stars and Cricketing legends, like they have never experienced before.”

Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar also commented, “The Indian sub continent is passionate about Cricket and Bollywood and this cruise promises to be a thrilling experience with some of the best from these fields on board. I am sure that patrons will enjoy the experience of cruising with fellow cricketers along with famous Bollywood stars, musicians and brilliant chefs.”

Other stars and personalities onboard the Monarch Cruise include Kumar Sangakkara, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis, Dean Jones, Michael Bevan, Mark Boucher, Jeff Thomson, Damien Martyn, Shane Lee, Badshah and DJ Khushi with many more big Cricket and Bollywood names to be released shortly.

With red carpet gala events, world class shore entertainment, spectacular destinations, deliciously prepared gourmet meals and a luxurious cruising lifestyle, Monarch will bring to Indian globetrotters an experience not to be missed in March 2017. Exceptional care will be taken to ensure that the 2000 strong passengers will have the best of food, music and entertainment as they sail the seas.


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