People looking to travel to Bali might be in for some good news. If the whole project kicks off, then Indian tourists have something to be excited about. The minister for road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari, recently announced that the government plans to start a Mumbai to Bali cruise, much to the delight of travellers in India. The minister told the press that since a lot of tourists travel to Bali, the government is toying with the idea of introducing a Mumbai to Bali cruise.
He further went on to say that he has already initiated talks with Indonesian tourism officials regarding the same. The minister also said that the thought behind this was to boost cruise tourism in India. He added that the government plans to start cruises from Mumbai to Andaman Nicobar via Goa and Kochi.
The minister also mentioned that the Mumbai-Goa waterway is now fully operational after certain glitches were ironed out. He was quoted saying, “The successful trial of the ship was also conducted. The service is right now on hold because of monsoon. It will restart after two months post monsoon.”