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Cruise ship tourism.

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This book provides an overview of the cruise industry covering a broad range of topics and issues. It has been written for a broad audience including students pursuing university and training programmes, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and finally government agency employees. The book is organized into seven parts. Part 1 introduces the industry and so...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 161)

Talent management and the cruise industry.

This chapter investigates talent management in the context of all cruise ship employment by referring to recent research looking at the perceptions of employers and employees. In the first section, a consideration of practice in relation to talent management is provided. This will show how current thinking in respect of strategizing the general question of employing talented people at work has evolved. Thereafter, the context-rich issues concerning employment at sea are identified before the chapter considers talent management practices as applied by major cruise brands. In the penultimate section, the discussion changes focus by examining crew perceptions of working at sea.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The world of cruising. Author(s): Dowling, R. Weeden, C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 43) Power and profits in the global cruise industry. Author(s): Clancy, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 57) Representation without taxation. Author(s): Klein, R. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 72) Flags of convenience and the global cruise labour market. Author(s): Terry, W. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 86) Corporate social responsibility in the cruise sector. Author(s): Font, X. Navarrete, M. G. Bonilla, M. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 106) Passengers and risk: health, wellbeing and liability. Author(s): Klein, R. A. Lück, M. Poulston, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 124) Economics of cruise shipping: the need for a new business model. Author(s): Vogel, M. P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 138) High fees on the high seas? The provision of extra-fee products and services. Author(s): Weaver, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 145) 'Oceans apart': bridging the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism. Author(s): Papathanassis, A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 177) A sailor's life for me: an example of how one port of call has developed in the hope of meeting crew expectations. Author(s): Thyne, M. Henry, J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 188) Mediating the cruise experience. Author(s): Lester, J. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 205) Conceptualizing the cruise ship tourist experience. Author(s): Mendes, J. Guerreiro, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 220) Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry. Author(s): Liu BingJie Pennington-Gray, L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 236) Cruises, safety and security in a violent world. Author(s): Tarlow, P. E.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 261) Safe, secure and sustainable: attributes of a strong cruise brand. Author(s): Lemmetyinen, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 274) The image of cruise ship holidays on Italian television: a comparative analysis. Author(s): Polizzi, G. Oliveri, A. M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 290) Purchasing attributes for cruise passengers. Author(s): Adams, S. A. Font, X.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 304) Motivations and constraints of cruising for the US and Chinese markets. Author(s): Petrick, J. F. Zou SuiWen Hung Kam
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 317) Children and the family market. Author(s): Lambert, C. Dowling, R.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 332) Cruising with pride: the LGBT cruise market. Author(s): Jarvis, N. Weeden, C.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 348) The changing consumer: 'digital cruising'. Author(s): Pantelidis, I. S.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 363) Stakeholders' perceived gains and obstacles of cruise ship tourism development: the case of La Palma Island. Author(s): Alonso, A. D. Alexander, N.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 378) Cruise ships and protected areas in the marine biome: an analysis of tourism in the Brazilian context. Author(s): Botelho, E. S. Fraga, C. Vilani, R.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 393) Sailing into stormy waters? Understanding the community impacts of cruise tourism growth in Akaroa, New Zealand. Author(s): Shone, M. C. Wilson, J. Simmons, D. G. Stewart, E. J.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 408) Cruise tourism in a remote small island - high yield and low impact? Author(s): Cheer, J. M.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 424) Cruise tourists on the mainland. Itineraries and interactions. Author(s): Sabato, G.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 441) Environmental reporting in the cruise industry. Author(s): Hall, C. M. Wood, H. Wilson, S.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 465) Improving sustainable management of expedition cruise destinations in Australia: governance and management lessons from the Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley and Tasmania. Author(s): Ellis, C. Scherrer, P. Walker, K.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 484) Sailing in icy waters: Antarctic cruise tourism development, regulation and management. Author(s): Liggett, D. Stewart, E. J.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 507) Development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia. Author(s): Monshi, E. Scott, N.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 524) Cruise itinerary planning. Author(s): Sigala, M.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 546) Is China a new goldmine for cruise companies? Author(s): Mondou, V. Taunay, B.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 562) Cruising in Asia, with a focus on China. Author(s): Dowling, R. Mao, I.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 575) Conclusions and future directions. Author(s): Weeden, C. Dowling, R.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Plymouth University, School of Tourism and Hospitality, Cookworthy Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780646084
  • Record Number
  • 20173010824