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Swan"s Hellenic cruises

Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

Swan"s Hellenic cruises

handbook for 1972 cruises

by Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

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Published by Swan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEd.: Sir Mortimer Wheeler.
ContributionsHellenic Travellers" Club (London, England)
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20921462M

  Swan Hellenic Cruise Blog Day 5. Call today: Swan Hellenic Cruise Blog Day 4. Related tags. Minerva Ocean cruises Comments. Leave a comment. Enquire now Sign Crystal Cruises Restaurant Guide Read more about Crystal Cruises Restaurant Guide. Cruises to Mediterranean with Swan Hellenic Cruises Mediterranean has made itself into a featured destination for a cruise, and Swan Hellenic Cruises will take you there in style. Featuring spectacular views, fascinating cultures and delightful people, Mediterranean contains something for everyone.

  Swan Hellenic cruises started up again in , but failed to turn a profit with the small ship and after significant losses which put pressure on the entire group, the company closed insolvent. More recently, in , G Adventures the company that designs bespoke adventure holidays to eclectic destinations, purchased the name and brand. Swan Hellenic Cruises' MV Minerva is a small and intimate ship with just 6 passenger decks and cabins - ranging in size from the impressive sq. ft Owner's Suite to the modest but comfortable sq. ft Standard or décor is elegant and homely in style with fine wool carpets and classic wooden furniture. Essentially, she offers her guests the ambience of a country house.

  The passenger Minerva, the cruise ship which operated under the Swan Hellenic brand was not purchased by G Adventures, as the ship was chartered. Minerva has been returned to its owner. Swan Hellenic cruises are to set sail in , with . Swan Hellenic Cruises. MV Minerva. Itinerary; MV Minerva 13 Night Atlantic Archipelagos Please call us toll-free now to book one of our discounted specials at: These deals sell out fast and prices on all of our cruise specials can only be guaranteed once deposit has been made.


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Swan"s Hellenic cruises by Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Swan Hellenic was a British cruise line specialising in tours of historical or cultural interest aimed at the upper end of the cruise market.

The BBC reported that the parent company of Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery had gone into Administration on 4 January leaving passengers abroad. The Civil Aviation Authority will help to repatriate arters: Market Harborough, United Kingdom.

ABOVE: Swan Hellenic's Minerva (foreground) at the Langelinie quay in Copenhagen, Denmark. INSET BELOW: Minerva's Shackleton Bar. U ntil a few years ago, Swan Hellenic was a long-established British boutique Swans Hellenic cruises book that served English-speaking cruisers of all nationalities.

It emphasized "discovery cruising," with guest lecturers and shore excursions that focus on history, art, and sightseeing. Swans Hellenic Cruise Handbook. Hardcover – January 1, by Sir Mortimer. Wheeler (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" $ Author: Sir Mortimer. Wheeler. SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES by Mortimer. Wheeler (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — Author: Mortimer. Wheeler. In fact in the early days the company presented 'Swan's Hellenic Cruises' - it was only later that the name became Swan Hellenic. And as for the Hellenic part, well that means 'of or relating to ancient Greece or the Greeks of Swans Hellenic cruises book classical period' - and therein lies the problem.

SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES HANDBOOK by BARRY CUNLIFFE ED and a great selection of related books, Swan's Hellenic Cruise Handbook. Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Swan Hellenic (previously Swan's Hellenic) have been operating highly-regarded cultural cruises in Greek and other Mediterranean waters since the s.

Their best known ship was the Orpheus, chartered from Epirotiki Lines from to This ship was originally. SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES HANDBOOK by BARRY CUNLIFFE ED and a great selection of related books, Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Swans Hellenic Cruise Handbook () Edited By Sir Mortimer. For over 60 years, Swan Hellenic has been a pioneering leader offering cultural cruises to captivating destinations.

Today, we’re pleased to announce that G Adventures has acquired the iconic British brand Swan Hellenic, with the aim of re-launching the brand and re-establishing the award-winning values for which it has become so well plan to restart the operation of Swan Hellenic Followers: K.

Swan Hellenic Minerva Cruises: Read 31 Swan Hellenic Minerva cruise reviews. Find great deals, tips and tricks on Cruise Critic to help plan your cruise.4/5.

Swan Hellenic Cruises. Swan Hellenic has been perfecting the art of small ship discovery cruising for more than 60 years. Gain a new perspective of the world with expert Guest Speakers and port-intensive itineraries that never repeat themselves aboard the charming Minerva - all.

Please note - Swan Hellenic is no longer in operation as of January Swan Hellenic are a small British-based cruise line who specialise in small ship discovery cruising.

There is one ship in the Swan Hellenic fleet, the MV Minerva; holding just passengers, the ship feels much like a country house at sea, sailing to ports which many of the larger ships cannot. The collapse of All Leisure Group and the closure of Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery l customers with cancelled holidays, and thousands more looking for an alternative.

The last-minute deal that saw G Adventures buy Swan Hellenic came too late to save any holidays. Swan Hellenic has perfected the art of small ship discovery cruising to a point where every cruise delights, surprises and satisfies curious minds - and where you can be assured of traveling in comfort and style, backed up by high standards of service from friendly staff.

Cruise Lines. For detailed information about any cruise line, click the line's logo or the "more" link for that line below. The ship rating is based on a 6-star system, and you can view the ratings key here. Lecturers: The talks led by historians, diplomats, ornithologists, clergy, former politicians, and other experts are both outstanding in quality and often equally entertaining.

Organization: While Swan Hellenic cruises to many little-visited locales, you can be sure that the staff is well-versed in each port and masterful in eliminating a lot of standing about and annoying queues. Cruising: Swan Hellenic's journey into Scottish history Jane Archer joins an old Swan Hellenic favourite, Minerva, for a voyage up the east coast of.

Book a Cruise - CruiseServerCruiseServer - Search Caribbean - Search Alaska - Search Europe - TRIP Book Online: Cruise: Air: Hotel: Car. The lines' parent company All Leisure Holidays went into liquidation on Wednesday, leaving passengers about to depart on cruises on Swan Hellenic's Minerva and Voyages of.

Special Note: On Jan 4, All Leisure ceased operating its Swan Hellenic cruises with the chartered MINERVA, and also, though not covered byVoyages of Discovery and the cruise ship DISCOVERY.

G Adventures announced the purchase of the Swan Hellenic brand, but not assumed charter or purchase of the MINERVA. We will keep the original write-up for posterity and as a. Swan Hellenic cruises has one of the best enrichment choices amongst all of cruising.

After all, when you're on a cruise you don't just want to work on your tan. Perhaps you also want to begin a love affair with the French language, or finally learn how to send an email to your grand-children. Swan Hellenic Cruise Blog Day 3 Find your cruise - Destination - Caribbean Mediterranean Scandinavia & Fjords Africa Alaska Asia Australasia Bahamas Baltic Bermuda Black Sea Canary Islands Caribbean Central America China Dubai & United Arab Emirates Egypt Europe Hawaii Mediterranean Mexico Middle East North America Pacific Panama Canal Polar.

These problems with the Swan Hellenic Cruises operation are interesting as the company was bought back by Lord Sterling, from the Carnival Cruises group!

While Chairman of P & O he had sold all the P & O cruising business to the Carnival group, which had included Swan Hellenic Cruises, so I wonder if he was still involved in this companies.