The world’s largest ever book fair, Logos Hope, is slated to dock at the GNSC Wharf, Georgetown on November 26, next.
A press statement from the Logos Hope stated that this is the eighth port visit of the ship’s maiden voyage to the Caribbean.
Replacing the previous ship, Logos II, this newest ship in the fleet has been fully renovated and designed to give visitors a truly memorable experience.
It was noted that the Logos Hope offers more than books. It features a fully air conditioned deck that is open to the public to explore.
“From the Welcome Experience, which introduces the new vessel through a short movie and various displays, to the International Café’s ice cream, drinks and snacks there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy,” the press statement noted.
It was explained that Logos Hope also brings an expanded selection of books featuring more than 6,000 titles that cover a range of subjects including science, sports, hobbies and religion.
“With children’s books, academic texts, dictionaries, atlases and more, there is something for the whole family to choose from.”
The ship will be open to the public at the Wharf from Thursday November 26, 2009 from 12:00 to 18:00 hrs and from Mondays through Saturdays at 11:00 hrs to18:00 hrs, while on Sundays, it will be opened from 13:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs. The last opening day will be on December 13.
The all-volunteer crew and staff comprise of over 350 people representing 45 different nations who offer a unique example of unity in cultural diversity.
Logos Hope is one of two ships operated by the international charity OM Ships International. In almost 40 years of service, the organisation has welcomed almost 40 million visitors up the gangways in over 150 countries and territories around the world. The ship is hosted in this region by OM Caribbean.
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