Author(s): Iwein Maassen
Here is the first and indispensable guide to cruising in style. Brilliantly illustrated throughout and packed with practical information, it presents cruises to suit every taste, from the all-in fun and entertainment of the latest floating resorts, to the quiet elegance of a classic tall ship. Fun, luxury, relaxation and adventure - "The Contemporary Cruise" will open your eyes to the amazing possibilities of cruising today.
Preface; History of Cruising; Cruising Today; 1. Legendary Ships; Sea Cloud; Queen Elizabeth 2; Boutique Ships; 2. Alternative Cruises; Hurtigruten; Tall Ships; Freighter Travel; 3. Exciting Routes; Caribbean; Around the World; French Polynesia; 4. Expeditions and Nature Cruises; Antarctica; Galapagos Islands Southern Patagonia; 5. Ports of Call; Barcelona; Miami; St Petersburg; 6. River Cruises; The Nile; The Rhine; The Yangtze; 7. Practical Information; Styles of Cruising; A Day on Board Nautical and Cruise Terms; Signal Flags; The Ships; Map Who's Who on Board; Addresses.