1.  Reached its peak in the 1800s and early 1900s In the early 1900’s, ocean liners were expensive and only the wealthy can afford to travel first class. A vast majority of the travelers who cannot afford first class travel were in the steerage class. Steerage refers to the lowest decks of a ship, which offers the most basic amenities.
2.  A cruise is a stress-free and hassle-free vacation. It takes away trivial matters like driving, packing and unpacking the luggage which can contribute to stress. Cruising produces appreciation of the environment and various cultures amongst the passengers. The experience also provides status quo for vacationers Cruises offer activities whether inside and outside the ships (Ports) Facilitates socialization and networking.
3.  A cruise is ideal for special occasions like honeymoons, anniversaries, rekindling and renewing relationships. A cruise provides a brief overview of historical and learning experience from one port to another. In the advent of highly sophisticated technology, cruises represent a safe travel experience.. Package price is generally is an all inclusive.
4. CLIA 24 Member Cruise Lines AMA Waterways  MSC Cruises American Cruise Lines  Norwegian Cruise Line Azamara Cruises  Oceania Cruises Carnival Cruise Lines  Pearl Seas Cruises Celebrity Cruises  Princess Cruises Costa Cruises  Regent Seven Seas Cruises Crystal Cruises  Royal Caribbean International Cunard Line  Seabourn Cruise Line Disney Cruise Line  SeaDream Yacht Club Holland America Line  Silversea Cruises Hurtigruten  Uniworld River Cruises Majestic America Line  Windstar Cruises
5. 1. The first measurement is through the number of rooms (staterooms) or total number of staterooms.2. Second measurement is the number of passengers it can accommodate.3. Most common measurement would be in terms of Gross Registered Tonnage (GRT).
6.  Stateroom space  Dining Area  Showroom  Outside stateroom  Pool area  Inside Stateroom  Reception Area  Suites  Gift Shop Private (or crew)  Casino space  Clinic Public space.  Purser’s Office
7.  Hotel Manager Purser Shore excursion Manager Cabin Attendants Maitre d’, table captains, waiters, busboys, bartenders, drink servers and wine stewards Food and Beverage Manager Head housekeeper or chief steward Cruise Director