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Ports of Calls – Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is a city on the east coast of southern India. It is India’s fourth largest metropolitan city and sits on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Known for its cultural heritage, Chennai is a … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi, has one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Ancient mariners from Arabia, China, Holland, Britain and Portugal have all left their mark on this beautiful island city. Formerly known as Cochin, this tourist destination is set on … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Goa

Goa has come a long way from just being a panaromic beach paradise with its charming stretches of snowy velvety white sands and surf beaches by the crystal clear Arabian Sea. The wonderous aroma of seafood, the magnificient colours of … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Mumbai

Blessed with a natural harbour, Mumbai is one of the busiest ports of India, conducting about 40% of India’s maritime trade. Over the years, Mumbai has been transformed into the fastest moving, most prosperous and industrialised city in India with … Continue reading

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Cruise Guide

Today’s cruise ships are floating resorts which offers everything you would expect in a five star resort. Plenty of rooms, fine dining, dazzling entertainment and activities galore. It’ll probably take you two or three days just to discover what’s on … Continue reading

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More Indian Ocean Islands

Chagos Archipelago (Diego Garcia) The British Indian Ocean Territory lies to the North East of Mauritius in the central Indian Ocean. The islands, which form the Chagos Archipelago, is now administered by the Britian . The southern most island – … Continue reading

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Abu Musa Islands

Abu Musa (called Abu Musa in Arabic by UAE and Jazireh-ye Abu Musa in Persian by Iran) has a population of around 600 people, and is situated at the mouth of the narrows of the Strait of Hormuz.

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Mauritius

Mauritius continues to fulfill every visitor’s dream of a tropical island, from swaying palms to the dazzling blue of the ocean, balmy nights and smiling people. One of the loveliest gardens in the world, the island inspires visions of unspoilt … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, island of tropical beauty and a thousand breathtaking views of the lush foliage in the country side and the verdant mountains full of tea gardens. The multi-colored rice paddies. The laid back village life. The never ending stretches … Continue reading

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar, the Emerald Islands, consisting of two island group lies east of the mainland between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Its southernmost island is only 200 km (120 mi) from the northern tip of the … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to visit Maldives

As this idyllic island getaway destination continues to soar in popularity, we all know there are many reasons to travel to the Maldives, and each individual traveller will have his own list of wishes and priorities, but here are a … Continue reading

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Maldives History

The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM – currently in his sixth term in office – has … Continue reading

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Republic of Maldives

The Republic of the Maldives is a chain of around 1200 islands stretching 750km across the Indian Ocean. According to the season and method of classification, the exact number of islands are changed. The length of the country extends to … Continue reading

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Major Beaches In India

Goa Beaches Goa has an enviable stretch of beaches complete with tourist friendly facilities and accommodation. Anjuna, Baga, Calangute, Candolim Dona Paula and Vagator are the major attractions that provide spectacular scenic beauty with palm trees giving the final aesthetic … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Beaches

Stretches of beach along the coasts provide numerous recreational opportunities for millions of people. Boating, fishing, swimming, walking and sunbathing are among the numerous activities enjoyed by beachgoers.

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Sustainable Tourism

Coral reefs are the most productive eco-systems in the world. The growth of corals and its existence in its virgin greatly depends on the unpolluted lagoons. The marine biodiversity of India is represented by rich corals, diverse fish species including … Continue reading

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