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The nine articles comprising this special issue occupy four distinct areas of cruise research: (1) passenger behaviour and segmentation; (2) impact of cruise tourism on ports; (3) polar cruise tourism; and (4) cruise ship workers.

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 141-265
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214
Abstract

Tourism in general, and cruise tourism in particular, constitutes an attractive developmental option for emerging, postcommunist, and/or postindustrial economies. Yet existing tourism-related literature on destination development focuses on rather generic theoretical concepts (e.g., Butler's...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Bundă, N. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 161-179
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Oceans apart': bridging the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism.

This chapter focuses on how to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism. It provides an overview of the key challenges facing cruise tourism researchers today (in terms of research scope, availability of academic literature, data availability and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Employment on cruise ships has been a subject of many studies pointing out problems with working conditions, health and safety issues, and advancement opportunities. The cruise industry is under growing pressure to address these issues, due to, among other things, the newly implemented...

Author(s)
Grosbois, D. de
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 207-214
Abstract

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Abstract

Cruise businesses face unique challenges in providing vacations at sea. For a start, the business model is predicated upon the establishment and operation of a floating resort with guests enjoying high levels of service against an ever-changing backdrop. This article considers how perceptions of...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.; Lim WaiMun; Holmes, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 137-146
Abstract

Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

This article reports on a study of community attitudes to cruise tourism in Akaroa, New Zealand. An important dimension of this study is the significant rate of growth in cruise arrivals over a short period of time as the result of the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes. Data were collected via a...

Author(s)
Wilson, J.; Shone, M. C.; Simmons, D. G.; Stewart, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 211-223
Abstract

This article details the findings of research undertaken on cruise ship operations around Iceland and in the North Atlantic in the year 2013 and until the end of the summer season 2014. The focus of the research was on the socioeconomic impact of cruise ship arrivals on small and/or peripheral...

Author(s)
Huijbens, E. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 241-254

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