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Cover for The changing geography of cruise tourism in the Caribbean.

Given the overall picture of the growth of cruise tourism in the Caribbean, this chapter analyses the geography of these cruise arrivals in terms of ports of origin and destination ports and shows how the patterns have changed over time.

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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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...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
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Cover for The Antarctic cruise industry.

This chapter outlines the growth of cruise tourism in Antarctica. It describes the highly concentrated spatial distribution of Antarctic tourism, examines the background of Antarctic cruise tourists, and discusses the environmental impacts of Antarctic tourism.

Author(s)
Bauer, T.; Dowling, R. K.
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 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 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 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 A geographical overview of the world cruise market and its seasonal complementarities.

This chapter describes the three main macro-geographical areas of cruise tourism (North and Central America, Europe, and 'the rest of the world') and their seasonal complementarities. The chapter shows how complex the world cruise market is in its geographical dimensions.

Author(s)
Charlier, J. J.; McCalla, R. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paradise and other ports of call: cruising in the Pacific Islands.

This chapter explores the historical foundation of organized cruise tourism in the islands of Hawaii and the South Pacific and the imagery of Pacific cruising as a 'paradise'.

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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