The Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships 2001

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Berlitz International, Incorporated, 2000 - Cruise ships - 623 pages
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This recognized bible of the cruise industry is a one-stop source for both veteran and novice cruise-goers, packed with everything they need to know to plan the perfect trip. Internationally celebrated cruise expert Douglas Ward -- president of the Maritime Evaluations Group and veteran of more than 800 cruises -- offers descriptions, information, and recommendations for every imaginable type of ship.

Updated annually, the Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships 2001 features reviews of 260 ships -- including more than a dozen new to this edition -- and cruise lines; fully updated ship ratings; and facts on giant full-service cruise ships; tall ships with windsails, and specialty cruises, such as coastal river, barge, and nature cruises. Must-know details, from the number of dining facilities to cabin amenities, are presented through comments and easy-to-use charts. This comprehensive guide -- complete with a sample cruise-ship menu and sample cabin diagrams -- also includes expertadvice for all ages and interests, with special sections for singles, families, and the physically challenged. Practical information on how to choose a ship, how to book a trip, and what to know before going makes planning the perfect cruise a breeze.

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This hefty but handy guide, now in its 23rd edition, explains trends for 2008, addresses FAQs, explores various aspects of the cruise experience, speaks to destination-based cruise-line selection, and ... Read full review

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We cruise every year, and purchase this publication every year for updated reviews of older ships and the reviews of the new ships. Very informative for any cruise ship traveler. Read full review

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Ward is an internationally celebrated cruise expert and veteran of some 800 cruises.

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