Cruise travel guides
Cruise travel guides

Cruise travel guides

Community for serving the cruise industry has long been formed in the world. One of its main representatives is guide books. The British, Americans and Germans are used to systematization and predictability both in work and recreation. Cruise guides are a tool that helps in preparing for cruises on all levels. Modern guidebooks give complete information about ships, services, meals, tips on board, features of entertainment programs and shows, excursions, languages ​​on board, as well as what is considered to be a luxury and what has long been a common standard.

Berlitz Guide is the main guide on cruises and cruise ships. Its classification of cruise ships is the basis for determining the ship status. In fact, Berlitz Guide has developed the standards for evaluating liners, which was recognized by all leading operators of sea travel in the world. is another eminent English guide, which not only contains different information about cruise ships, but also annually determines the best representatives of the cruise world in dozens of nominations. Despite the fact that sometimes Cruisecritic suffers blank information and such advice like "do not be rude to waiters on the liner" it is one of the most complete cruise guides, which can be found on the Internet.

Frommers and Fodors guides are authoritative publications in the tourism world, which have their own cruise appendixes, where can be found a lot of useful information. But tourists should bear in mind that both guides are designed primarily for the Americans.

Porthole Cruise Magazine is a US edition about cruises, which have been published for over 15 years. It has already managed to gain certain reputation and is known in the cruise world for its annual awarding the best representatives of the cruise industry.



Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.


More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.


Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.