States Academic Press
Tourism and Hotel Management - Tourism and Hotel Management
Cruising is a major part of the tourism industry. Cruise ships offer a great traveling experience to travelers with elaborate facilities and top class amenities. Cruise ships offer a range of accommodations, depending on the budgetary allocation of each traveler, such as inside cabins, ocean view cabins, mini-suites and full suites. Cruise ships may come with an in-built casino, library, gaming zones, shopping venues, gym and health centers, spa and massage centers, among others. Many professionals are vital for the efficient operation of a cruise ship, principal among which are the captain, the cruise director, the manager and the headwaiter. The management of a cruise ship requires co-ordination between the different departments. This book is an elaborate guide which elucidates the diverse management operations on a cruise ship and the respective skills required for the same. It will serve as a reference to a broad spectrum of readers.