The Most Luxurious Cruise ShipsBook - 2014
Cruise ships offer an intriguing escape. These incredible ships have always captured the imagination, they are unique, luxurious and have increasingly become floating cities on the oceans of the world thanks to innovative engineering and design. They are opulent hotels able to accommodate over a thousand people in comfort, with the opportunity for fine dining, entertainment, a range of leisure and sporting activities along with a slice of retail therapy. 'Floating Luxury' showcases twenty of the world's most exclusive cruise ships giving a breakdown of basic data (facts and figures), the history of the ship and its design, all accompanied by some stunning photography. Additionally there is travel information, key ports and a list of nautical terminology; making this a fantastic resource for those who are passionate about cruise ships, either on deck or from the comfort of an armchair... allow yourself to be transported into another world. AUTHOR: Iwein Maassen is a photographer with a specialist knowledge of cruise ships. He is also the author of The Contemporary Cruise. SELLING POINTS: * Step aboard some of the world's most beautifully designed cruise ships, prepare to be amazed by their sheer indulgence and stylish opulence * Breathtaking photography by Iwein Maassen 220 colour illustrations
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Lannoo Publishers, ©2014.
Branch Call Number: 387. 542 MAA
Characteristics: 239 pages ; chiefly color illustrations.