Monarch Cruise

Monarch Cruise’s all star line-up gets bigger and more glamorous!


Monarch today announced some more big names for its line up on the Bollywood and Cricket Edition. Legendary cricketers Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis, Brendon McCullum, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Bevan, Mark Boucher, Shane Lee, Dean Jones, Damien Martyn and Jeff Thomson have been added to the celebrity line up that already includes Sachin Tendulkar, Brett Lee and Shane Warne.

Aside from these illustrious cricketing personalities, there will also be Bollywood vocalists Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Neha Kakkar, Neha Dhupia and leading DJs NYK, Khushi, Badshah and Gouri Sharma. Stand-up comedians Vir Das and Papa CJ will entertain those on board while celebrity chefs Sanjeev Kapoor and Vineet Bhatia will serve up mouth-watering cuisines from all over the world.

Monarch Cruise CEO, Somesh Jagga, and Chairman Shane Hodges presented this unique concept to everyone present at the launch announcement today while also adding that cabin sales are open for all 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. We already have some amazing personalities on board and will announce more names soon.”

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.”

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.

Bookings for the cruise are now open; cabins start at a cost of INR 79,990 per person, and can be purchased at or from all leading travel agents.

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