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Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide 1: Water Transportation & Water-Based Tourism A Presentation By Rajiv Bajaj Forms of Water Transportation : Forms of Water Transportation Ocean Cruises River Cruises Ferries Hovercraft Passenger / Cargo Ships Slide 3: Ocean Liners… (Ship designed to transport people from one seaport to another along regular long-distance maritime routes according to a schedule. May also carry cargo, mail, and may sometimes be used for other purposes e.g., for pleasure cruises or as troopships.) Slide 4: Cruise Ships A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are part of the experience. Slide 5: Car-Passenger Ferries A form of transport, usually a boat or ship, used to carry (or ferry) passengers and their vehicles across a body of water. Also used to transport freight. Slide 6: Hovercrafts A hovercraft, or air-cushion vehicle (ACV), is an amphibian craft, designed to travel over any smooth surface supported by a cushion of slow moving, high-pressure air, ejected downwards against the surface below, and contained within a "skirt." Slide 7: Hydrofoils Slide 8: A boat with wing-like foils mounted on struts below the hull. As the craft increases its speed the hydrofoils develop enough lift for the boat to become foil-borne - i.e. to raise the hull up and out of the water. This results in a great reduction in drag and a corresponding increase in speed. Slide 9: Jetfoils A Jetfoil is a passenger-carrying waterjet-propelled hydrofoil design by Boeing. Slide 10: River Crafts Boats / Ships designed for inland navigation. Usually less sturdy than ships built for the open seas. Limited in size by width and depth of the river as well as the height of bridges spanning the river. Slide 11: Passenger Ships Slide 12: Passenger-cum-Cargo Ships Ships designed to carry large quantities of cargo, with some limited capacity for carrying passengers. River Cruises : River Cruises Example – Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruise Slide 14: Brahmaputra River Cruise in India… Slide 15: Harbour Cruises Example – Sydney Harbour Cruises Slide 16: Lake Cruises Example – Lake Geneva Cruises Slide 17: Canal Cruises Example – Amsterdam Canal Cruises Slide 18: Island Cruises Found at most island / seaside destinations. Offer variety of short cruises using different types of boats. Slide 19: Houseboats Example – Houseboats of Srinagar / Kerala Backwaters Ocean Cruises : Ocean Cruises Traditional Cruises Cruises which provide a leisure holiday at sea. Sails from, and returns to the same port. Usually lasts 2 to 3 weeks. Has 5 or more ports of call. Slide 21: Some Prominent Cruises… Slide 22: P & O Cruises Destinations – Africa, Asia & Orient, Australasia, Baltic, U.S. & Canada, Canary Islands, Iceland, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, Middle East, Panama Canal, South Pacific Slide 23: Star Cruises Destinations – Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Cambodia. Slide 24: Carnival Cruise Lines Destinations – Alaska, Canada, Bermudas, Hawaii, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama Canal, South Americas. Slide 25: Norwegian Cruise Lines Destinations – Alaska, Canada, Bermudas, Hawaii, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama Canal, South Americas, Europe, Bahamas & Florida. Slide 26: Celebrity Cruise Lines Destinations – Alaska, Canada, Bermudas, Hawaii, Caribbean, Panama Canal, Bahamas, South Americas. Slide 27: Cunard Cruise Lines Destinations – Mediterranean, Caribbean, Northern Europe & U.K., Scandinavia, Iceland, World Cruises, Canaries & Azores. Slide 28: Princess Cruises Destinations – Alaska, Canada, Bermudas, Hawaii, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama Canal, South Americas, Australia & New Zealand, Asia, Bahamas. Slide 29: And now, a quick look at some popular as well as emerging forms of Water-Based Tourism & Seaside / Water-Sports Activities… Slide 30: Relaxing by the seaside… Slide 31: Swimming in the sea Slide 32: Snorkeling Slide 33: Scuba Diving Slide 34: Surfboarding Slide 35: Water-Skiing Slide 36: The Water Scooter Slide 37: Parasailing Slide 38: Windsurfing Slide 39: Kayaking Slide 40: Sailing Slide 41: Glass-Bottom Boats Slide 42: Catamarans Slide 43: Speedboats Slide 44: Dolphin & Whale Watching Slide 45: Big Game Fishing Slide 46: Mini-Submarine Rides Slide 47: Inside the Mini-Submarine… Slide 48: The Sub-Scooter… Getting ready for the dive…. Slide 49: Dropped into the water… Slide 50: Riding with the fishes ! Slide 51: The Undersea Walk Slide 52: “Once I felt chained, and now, now I feel free… Maybe its the lure of the sea”…. (Excerpts from the lyrics of the song “Lure of the sea” by The Beautiful South) Slide 53: Thank You. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.