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Cover for Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective.

This chapter examines the increasing importance of visual image in society and in tourism marketing, before looking at the portrayal of the Caribbean as a holiday destination. The chapter goes on to discuss the promotion of cruise tourism in the region with specific reference to the UK market and...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Lester, J. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Miller, A. R.; Grazer, W. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism and organizational culture: the case for occupational communities.

Using a sociological perspective, this chapter introduces a cultural framework for identifying and understanding the attitudes and behaviour of 'hospitality workers' on cruise ships. The overall proposition is that cruise hospitality workers may form themselves into an 'Occupational Community',...

Author(s)
Lee-Ross, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism: a paradigmatic case of globalization?

This chapter suggests that no other industry besides cruise tourism is more deeply rooted in, and dependent on, globalization processes. It shows that the cruise sector is almost completely controlled by transnational corporations and that as passengers and crew are global in scope, the ships...

Author(s)
Wood, R. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise ships in the UK and North European market: development opportunity or illusion for UK ports?

Following an overview of the growth of the world cruise market and Europe's market share, this chapter explores the criteria used by cruise lines for port selection and the economic benefits of cruise tourism for transit ports. It is argued that cruise shipping is a valuable source of supplementary ...

Author(s)
Robbins, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism.

This chapter reports on the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on the island of Cozumel, Mexico. It shows that cruise lines seek to maximize profits and increase passenger numbers with little regard to the wishes of Cozumel.

Author(s)
Sorensen, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fantasy and reality: tourist and local experiences of cruise ship tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

This chapter explores the interface of fantasy and reality in cruise tourism by examining the cruise experience versus the realities of tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. The first part of the chapter discusses the constructed image of the community by the cruise operator for consumption ...

Author(s)
Sheridan, L.; Teal, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cruising industry.

An overview is presented of the growth of the global cruise industry, as well as the current demand and supply situation. Also highlighted are the major cruise lines, cruise destinations and cruise products. The economic, social and environmental impacts of cruise tourism are then discussed, as...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism in the Eastern Caribbean: an anachronism in the post-colonial era?

This chapter argues that cruise tourism, as it is developing in the Eastern Caribbean, is creating an ever-wider chasm between the tourist and the islander and contributing to misperceptions and disappointments on the part of both hosts and guests. The cruise tourism product, as it is designed by...

Author(s)
Pulsipher, L. M.; Holderfield, L. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Norwegian Coastal Express: moving towards cruise tourism?

This chapter shows how the Norwegian Coastal Express, 'Hurtigruten', has developed from a form of transport with some seasonal tourism to a full-blown coastal voyage, and how it seems to be developing further in the direction of the cruise ship business. The chapter discusses what kind of tourism...

Author(s)
Sletvold, O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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