Much like the automobile, cruise ships come in numerous different brands

From the few basic options of the past to the wide array of brands available on the market today, the Indian automobile industry has seen impressive growth in recent years.

Likewise, the cruising industry has grown from humble beginnings into a global travel behemoth, with over 50 brands available to Indian travellers today. Each offers a variety of vessels and itineraries to cater to a specific market niche.

Although all cruise ships appear similar to the untrained eye, each has a unique style. So in much the same way we categorise our car makers, we must also classify our cruise lines. Understanding their subtle differences is the key to having a fantastic time on board. And Tierra will help you with exactly that.


The most popular cruise lines, these ships are built to suite of guests of all age groups and interest,
with large ships with a wide array of activities and plenty of entertainment for kids and adults all ages.


Offering a very focussed offering, these cruise lines are destination experts. For example. Celestyal Cruises
offers destination driven experiences in Greece, while Hurtigruten offers year round coastal Norway salings
(including Northern lights), and Paul Gauguin is a honeymoon specialist sailing year round year round in Tahiti.


Upscale elegant cruises, typically have smaller ships visiting more exotic ports. These cruise liners have very personalised service and fine dining. Gratuities and alcoholic beverages are usually included.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises even includes free shore excursions.


The fastest growing cruise segment river cruises carry no more than a few hundred passengers
and sail gently through the lovely European and Asian countryside. With this size, you can even
charter the entire river cruises for destination weddings and conferences


Expedition cruises offer an exclusive experience in remote destinations such as Antarctica. Galapagos and Greenland.
Discover the most breath – taking destinations with naturalists and destination experts to curate your experience,
whist enjoying activities like hiking, kayaking and camping.