BlackBook — India's Luxury Insider - March 2017Add to Favorites

Get BlackBook — India's Luxury Insider along with 5,000+ other magazines & newspapers

Try FREE for 7 days

bookLatest and past issues of 5,000+ magazines & newspapersphoneDigital Access. Cancel Anytime.

1 Year$99.99 $49.99 Save 50%

bookLatest and past issues of 5,000+ magazines & newspapersphoneDigital Access. Cancel Anytime.

Get BlackBook — India's Luxury Insider

Buy this issue $1.99

bookMarch 2017 issue phoneDigital Access.

Subscription plans are currently unavailable for this magazine. If you are a Magzter GOLD user, you can read all the back issues with your subscription. If you are not a Magzter GOLD user, you can purchase the back issues and read them.

Gift BlackBook — India's Luxury Insider

  • Magazine Details
  • In this issue

Magazine Description

In this issue

Come March and the country starts simmering as summer approaches. It is the best time to explore cooler climes, but given the prevailing global geo-political scenario, there is no safer choice than hopping on to a boat and sailing away into the sunset. And cruises are de rigueur— the more obscure the destination, the better. With Scandinavia and South America on everyone’s bucket list, hopefully, this year, India is also on everyone’s itinerary, given that our coastline and rivers are finally opening up to cruise liners. There is a certain magic in exploring the globe through water. There are no traffic jams, no distance issues, and pretty much everything is at your beck and call. Formerly the preserve of the older generations, now younger explorers are rushing off to the Antarctic or the Galapagos Islands on cruise liners. With new airlines entering the market, improved airports and ports, and e-visa facilities, India with its rich history and culture should attract more inbound tourists than the miniscule nine odd million we did in 2016. This figure is dwarfed by Thailand, which attracted nearly 30 million tourists last year! But unless we project India as a safe, clean and hassle-free destination, we will continue to lose the tourism stakes. Hopefully, with cruise liners coming into the fray, especially on the west coast, we can curate and manage travellers’ experiences.

  • cancel anytimeCancel Anytime [ No Commitments ]
  • digital onlyDigital Only