The government has targeted to attract 10 million foreign tourists by 2010 and add four terminals for the pleasure cruise ships. For the process of revenue generation, government have set a target of 10 million foreign tourist arrivals by 2010, Keeping in mind very positive tourism and industry trend's additional potential for employment and income generation. The government has also announced its plan to develop cruise terminal in Chennai, Mumbai, Goa and Kochi ports. The government proposes to offer incentives to these ports so that they can find a balance between high income-generating cargo and cruise ships.

India 's tourism industry cruise saw a more than three times the place tourists visit Indian ports to the current level of 180000 to 600000 by 2010. The great potential of cruise tourism in the country, saying India has registered an increase of 310 percent in tourism cruise visitors between 2002 and 2006. He said then that they are tourist arrivals grew by 14.3 per cent, foreign exchange earnings grew by 24.3 per cent in 2007. In absolute terms, 5.08 million foreign tourists visited India and spent 10.73 billion dollars last year.

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