Stern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation: 2012

This is the ultimate guide to the cruise vacation, with expert info on every major cruise ship and port of call in the world. Whether you're sailing the Caribbean or Mediterranean, exploring the glaciers of Alaska or the fjords of Norway, this comprehensive handbook will tell you everything you need to know about your cruise ship and your ports of call. Veteran seafarer and luxury-travel expert Steven Stern presents readers with a user-friendly guide to all the major cruise ships, and cruise lines. Information featured includes: vital statistics: layout, details & history of each vessel; on-board: restaurants, shopping, entertainment, medical facilities, and much more; and, ports of call: how to make the most of your short stay.