Cordelia Cruises sees high demand for Indian cruise weddings

Jurgen Bailom, President and CEO of Cordelia Cruises, talks to T3 and shares about the current scenario in terms of Indian weddings on cruise.

With an uptick in vacationers indulging in cruise holidays across the globe, that is rebounding faster than anticipated, the prominently celebrated domestic cruise liner of India Cordelia Cruises also takes a note of a remarkable surge in ocean going passengers, especially in the weddings segment.

How has the overall response been for Cordelia Cruises in terms of weddings and family group events from India?

Over the past year, there has been a remarkable surge in demand for cruise weddings, reflecting a growing desire for unique and luxurious wedding experiences. The wide range of activities and amenities available onboard cater to all age groups, ensuring that everyone has a memorable time while on board. From world-class entertainment and gourmet dining to luxurious spa treatments and adventurous shore excursions, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Families appreciate the unique experience of hosting their special occasions on a cruise, combining travel with celebration.

Could you elaborate on the exclusive facilities Cordelia Cruises offers for weddings and family group events?

From the grand Marquee Theatre with its elegant setting to the open-air top deck with panoramic ocean views, we provide the perfect backdrop for the special day. Each venue can be customised to reflect every guest’s style and preference, ensuring a unique and beautiful setting for their celebration.

Additionally, our team of experienced wedding planners is dedicated to making the dream wedding a reality. They work closely with the guests to coordinate every detail, from the ceremony and reception to accommodations and entertainment. Their expertise and attention to every small detail ensures a seamless and stress-free planning process, allowing our guests to enjoy their special day to the fullest.

At Indian weddings, everything has to be top-notch, and we take that very seriously. Planning a wedding on a cruise is a unique and intricate process that combines the elements of traditional wedding planning with the logistics of organizing an event at sea. Our experienced team ensures every detail is handled, providing a stress-free and memorable experience for all involved.

What is the typical group size and the largest event in terms of attendees?

The typical group size ranges from 300 to 700 guests, with revenues varying based on the package and customization. One of our largest wedding events hosted over 700 guests, showcasing the scalability and versatility of our services.For 2024, we have several exciting weddings and milestone celebrations lined up. We continue to innovate and enhance our offerings to provide unforgettable experiences for our guests.