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CABI Book Chapter

Cruise ship tourism.

Book cover for Cruise ship tourism.


This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including examination of cruising from geographical, industrial and cultural perspectives. It is completed by an invest...

Chapter 7 (Page no: 74)

Cruising and the North American market.

This chapter outlines the trends in the cruise tourism segment of the North American market and suggests that growth will come from both repeat and new cruisers. It is also suggested that it is up to the cruise lines to maintain an excellent level of service and deliver an outstanding experience for all passengers.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The cruising industry. Author(s): Dowling, R. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 18) A geographical overview of the world cruise market and its seasonal complementarities. Author(s): Charlier, J. J. McCalla, R. J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) The cruise industry: an industrial organization perspective. Author(s): Papatheodorou, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 41) Cruise tourism and organizational culture: the case for occupational communities. Author(s): Lee-Ross, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 51) Cruise sector policy in a tourism-dependent island destination: the case of Bermuda. Author(s): Teye, V. B.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 63) What drives cruise passengers' perceptions of value? Author(s): Petrick, J. F. Li, X. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 86) When one size doesn't fit all. Author(s): Fanning, C. James, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 95) Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective. Author(s): Weeden, C. Lester, J. A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 105) The impact of interpretation on passengers of expedition cruises. Author(s): Walker, K. Moscardo, G.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 115) Cruise guide star-rating systems: a need for standardization. Author(s): Swain, R. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 124) Sixteen ways of looking at an ocean cruise: a cultural studies approach. Author(s): Berger, A. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 131) Spatial and evolutionary characteristics of Baltic Sea cruising: a historic-geographical overview. Author(s): Lundgren, J. O.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 145) The Alaska cruise industry. Author(s): Munro, J. M. Gill, W. G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 160) The cruise industry and Atlantic Canada: a case study. Author(s): Chesworth, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 170) The changing geography of cruise tourism in the Caribbean. Author(s): Wilkinson, P. F.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 184) Paradise and other ports of call: cruising in the Pacific Islands. Author(s): Douglas, N. Douglas, N.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 195) The Antarctic cruise industry. Author(s): Bauer, T. Dowling, R. K.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 206) Round-the-world cruising: a geography created by geography? Author(s): McCalla, R. J. Charlier, J. J.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 223) The Norwegian Coastal Express: moving towards cruise tourism? Author(s): Sletvold, O.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 232) The structure and operation of coastal cruising: Australian case studies. Author(s): Reid, S. Prideaux, B.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 240) Adventure cruising: an ethnography of small ship travel. Author(s): Smith, V. L.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 251) Off the beaten track: a case study of expedition cruise ships in south-west Tasmania, Australia. Author(s): Ellis, C. Kriwoken, L. K.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 261) Turning water into money: the economics of the cruise industry. Author(s): Klein, R. A.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 270) Cruising north to Alaska: the new 'gold rush'. Author(s): Ringer, G.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 280) The sources and magnitude of the economic impact on a local economy from cruise activities: evidence from Port Canaveral, Florida. Author(s): Braun, B. M. Tramell, F.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 290) Florida's day cruise industry: a significant contributor to Florida's economy? Author(s): Pennington-Gray, L.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 299) Cruise tourism in the Eastern Caribbean: an anachronism in the post-colonial era? Author(s): Pulsipher, L. M. Holderfield, L. C.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 315) Fantasy and reality: tourist and local experiences of cruise ship tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. Author(s): Sheridan, L. Teal, G.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 327) A shifting tide: environmental challenges and cruise industry responses. Author(s): Sweeting, J. E. N. Wayne, S. L.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 338) Environmental policy challenges for the cruise industry: case studies from Australia and the USA. Author(s): Dobson, S. Gill, A.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 350) Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism. Author(s): Sorensen, H.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 363) Cruise ships in the UK and North European market: development opportunity or illusion for UK ports? Author(s): Robbins, D.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 377) Troubled seas: social activism and the cruise industry. Author(s): Klein, R. A.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 389) The Disneyization of cruise travel. Author(s): Weaver, A.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 397) Cruise tourism: a paradigmatic case of globalization? Author(s): Wood, R. E.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 407) Cruises, supranationalism and border complexities. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 414) Looking ahead: the future of cruising. Author(s): Dowling, R. K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Towson University, Department of Marketing and e-Business, College of Business and Economics, Towson, MD 21252-0001, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845930486
  • Record Number
  • 20063157060