12 Incredible Cruise Ships

 - Jan 30, 2009
Cruise ships are majestic, they're relaxing, and they're one of the most desirable forms of vacation these days. They take you from one beautiful port to the next, and all the while, you get to enjoy the luxury amenities which now range from climbing walls and onboard gardens to cocktail bars in elevators. Some even offer high speed internet.

The cluster below shows that designers of the next generation of cruise ship are incorporating new ideas into their designs. While some are just upping the luxury ante, others are rethinking the traditional cruise concept entirely -- for example, docked cruise ships will serve as floating hotels for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Check out the cluster for a few more cruise ship trends, including a cruise ship for the sky!