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Cover for Conclusions and future directions.

This concluding chapter highlights the many developments in cruise tourism since 2006 and offers some suggestions on its future directions. It looks at planned capacity increases and the challenges ahead for cruising.

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Dowling, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

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...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruising with pride: the LGBT cruise market.

This chapter provides critical insights into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cruise sector, gained through in-depth interviews with two Miami-based cruise corporations, four North American lesbian and gay tour operators, and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association....

Author(s)
Jarvis, N.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Power and profits in the global cruise industry.

This chapter examines the political economy of the cruise industry. The first section discusses the nature of the cruise product, where it takes place globally, and its growth and trajectory. The second section discusses industry structure, focusing on the number of firms in the industry, as well...

Author(s)
Clancy, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Representation without taxation.

This chapter describes how the large cruise corporations pay relatively little tax in the USA, yet still manage to be a major lobby group. Strategies used by the cruise industry to influence policies and decision makers include using the media and professional lobbyists, providing campaign...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flags of convenience and the global cruise labour market.

This chapter investigates the issues concerning the registration of cruise ships in foreign countries using flags of convenience (FOCs). There are a myriad of reasons why shipping companies choose foreign flags over the flag of the state where ownership and operations are based, but in general the...

Author(s)
Terry, W. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility in the cruise sector.

This chapter proposes a working definition and a set of criteria for how the cruise sector should acknowledge its corporate social responsibility (CSR), from the perspective that CSR must have the ability to create value to both society and the companies themselves. It also summarizes the key...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Navarrete, M. G.; Bonilla, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Passengers and risk: health, wellbeing and liability.

This chapter explores 3 issues that may explain some possible causes of dissatisfaction among cruise ship passengers: illness outbreaks (e.g. Norovirus infection transmitted via food or person-to-person transmission), onboard crime (e.g. theft, assault and sexual assault), and health services...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Lück, M.; Poulston, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics of cruise shipping: the need for a new business model.

In addition to introducing key aspects of cruise shipping economics, this chapter highlights the direction and extent of the transformation the cruise industry's dominant business model is undergoing, largely in response to cruise shipping's own success and growth. The chapter concentrates on the...

Author(s)
Vogel, M. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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