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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
Abstract

The first section of this chapter provides a brief historical overview of cruise tourism in the Caribbean. The second section explores the uniquely deterritorialized nature of the cruise industry and its implications. The third section explores the sustainability of cruise tourism in terms of its...

Author(s)
Wood, R. E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 152-171
Abstract

This chapter examines the emergence of cruise ships as the competition of real places, i.e., destinations, resorts and other holiday alternatives. The first section provides an overview of the history and structure of the cruise industry. The second section discusses how the process of...

Author(s)
Wood, R. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism and transport: issues and agenda for the new millennium, 2004, pp 133-145
Abstract

After documenting the rapid expansion of the global cruise industry, this paper explores three central manifestations of globalization at work in the Caribbean cruise industry: the restructuring of the industry in the face of global competition, capital mobility, and labour migration; new patterns...

Author(s)
Wood, R. E.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 2, pp 345-370