Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation: 2010 Edition

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By Steven Stern

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation: 2010 Edition

ABOUT Steven Stern

Steven Stern
Long-time leader in cruise-ship evaluation, Stern has sailed and inspected virtually every major cruise ship and has visited every major port of call in the world. Retired from his position as president of the law firm Stern and Hellman, Ltd., in Chicago, he now lives in Florida.



This most comprehensive guide on the cruise vacation and all its aspects lists the major ports of call, details on attractions, restaurants, shopping, and recreation, as well as guidelines on how to make the most of an eight-hour stay in port. The history of each vessel, vital statistics, physical details, evaluations in the form of stars, and price categories for over 280 ships are presented. Numerous photographs of ships, decks, and interiors are included, along with actual shipboard menus and daily activity programs.