Afterlife of luxury

Subtitle: The idea seems simple: Transform a retired luxury ocean liner into a chic floating hotel, and upscale travelers and maritime nostalgia fans alike will arrive in hordes. But it turns out renovation and maintenance costs are astronomical, marketing is a constant challenge and payback comes slowly, if at all.


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 18-22 : ill.
  • Serial:
    • Travel Weekly
    • Volume: 69
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: Northstar Travel Media LLC
    • ISSN: 0041-2082

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Cruise ships; Hotels
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Terminals and Facilities;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01153868
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Apr 1 2010 11:07AM