qThis is the book with which to gain a full and thorough understanding of the wonderful world of cruising. Repeat cruisers and novices alike will gain from the volume of features--menus, daily schedules, photos, as well as details on every cruise ship and port of call throughout the world. This should be the encyclopedia for any cruise afi cionado.q -World of Cruising qPeople who've never cruised before-or those who have, but find themselves faced with a confusing onslaught of new ships-need to know a great deal, and this book goes a long way in providing it.q -Chicago Tribune qStern's Guide to The Cruise Vacationq is one of the most comprehensive authorities and a must have for both the novice and the seasoned cruiser.q -Porthole Magazine Steven B. Stern is the ultimate authority on luxury travel, especially cruise vacations. Whether readers are sailing the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the South Seas, Alaska, Southeast Asia, or the waterways of Europe, this is the most comprehensive guide available, with details on all aspects of cruise-ship travel. Updated annually, this edition lists descriptive information for all major cruise ships, including each vessel's history, vital statistics, appearance, itineraries, price range, and sport, dining, and medical facilities. Stern evaluates every detail by bestowing overall Star Awards as well as ratings in eleven specific categories. More than two hundred photographs of ships, decks, and interiors are included, along with actual shipboard menus and daily activity programs for each featured cruise line.... in size from 449to 2, 002 square feet, youwill be delighted with the large private balcony aswellas the roominess, design, and tasteful furnishings. ... Each suite features your choiceof twin ormatrimonial beds with down comforters, a makeup area with hair dryer, ... epicurean selections as well as anightly tasting menu, Canyon Ranch spa cuisine, and vegetarian alternative menus. ... Prime 7isa steak and chop house featuring prime meats, lobster tails, and other steakhouse fare.
|Title||:||Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation|
|Author||:||Steven B. Stern|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2012-10-10|