Frommer's Alaska Cruises and Ports of Call 2011 (Frommer's Cruises)-Fran Wenograd Golden, Gene Sloan

  • Title: Frommer's Alaska Cruises and Ports of Call 2011 (Frommer's Cruises)
  • Author: Fran Wenograd Golden, Gene Sloan
  • Released: 2010-12-28
  • Language:
  • Pages: 288
  • ISBN: 0470876123
  • ISBN13: 978-0470876121
  • ASIN: 0470876123


From the Back Cover

Experience the best a place has to offer on the cruise that's right for you. Frommer's. Your trip begins with us.

  • Exact prices, including brochure rates, with tips on how to find deep discounts, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.

  • Extensive descriptions of all the major ships sailing in Alaska, with information on everything from cabins and ship facilities to shore excursions and recreational activities.

  • Comprehensive ship ratings that grade the essential elements of a cruise experience (dining, activities, children's programs, public areas, cleanliness, and overall enjoyment) from "poor" to "outstanding."

  • Complete coverage of the Inside Passage and Gulf of Alaska, with off-the-beaten-path experiences and new takes on top attractions.

  • Bonus wildlife guide in the appendix highlights the animals you're most likely to see—from whales to bald eagles to bears.

About the Author Fran Wenograd Golden is a well-known cruise and travel writer, and Travel News Columnist for AOL Travel. Former travel editor of the Boston Herald, she also writes for numerous newspapers, magazines and websites, including the Miami Herald,, and Porthole, and has her own popular blog, She lives in Boston and is the proud parent of Erin and Eli.

Gene Sloan writes about cruising for USA TODAY and oversees USA TODAY’s online cruise site, The Cruise Log ( Sloan’s stories also are distributed by the Gannett News Service to more than 80 other U.S. newspapers. He has written about travel for more than 15 years and has spent more than 1,000 days on the road. Prior to writing about travel, Sloan covered the television industry for USA TODAY, and he also has served as an editor in the paper’s Life section.