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Cover for Sailing in icy waters: Antarctic cruise tourism development, regulation and management.

This chapter outlines the characteristics of Antarctic cruise tourism development, explores the governance of the sector and assesses its regulation and management. As described in this chapter, Antarctic cruise tourism has thus far been considered as having been commendably managed on the ground...

Author(s)
Liggett, D.; Stewart, E. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Built in 1969, and affectionately known as "the little red ship," the MS Explorer was the first vessel specifically designed for transport of passengers in the polar regions. Under the name Lindblad Explorer, she took passengers to Antarctica in the 1969-70 austral summer (Splettstoesser, 2000),...

Author(s)
Stewart, E. J.; Draper, D.
Publisher
Arctic Institute of North America, Calgary, Canada
Citation
Arctic, 2008, 61, 2, pp 224-228
Abstract

This book aims at consolidating recent empirical research on tourism in the polar/subpolar regions. Contributors cover the human, environmental and governance dimensions of tourism in the Arctic, Antarctic, and subpolar areas of the world. Consisting of 16 chapters, the book is intended for...

Author(s)
Maher, P. T.; Stewart. E. J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Polar tourism: human, environmental and governance dimensions, 2011, pp 299 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines a paradoxical issue in tourism's adaptation to climate change and emissions reduction demands. Operators increasingly take tourists to destinations threatened by climate change, with Antarctica and other polar regions as favourites and cruise ship and aircraft as main transport...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Thaper, C.; Peeters, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 337-354
Abstract

Two complementary studies were conducted to investigate both the immediate and longer-term influence of Antarctic cruise tourism experiences on participants' knowledge of Antarctica, attitudes toward management issues facing the Antarctic region, and environmental behaviours and future intentions....

Author(s)
Powell, R. B.; Kellert, S. R.; Ham, S. H.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2008, 44, 3, pp 233-241
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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