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Cozumel is an island that has been developed as a tourist destination and during the last 15 years tourism activity has been oriented to cruise tourism, which is the main driver of the island economy. Most of the cruise lines with operations in the Caribbean have arrivals to the island, and...

Author(s)
Gonzalez Damian, A.; Macias Ramirez, A. R.; Sepulveda Alcazar, M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheús-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2017, 11, 2, pp 29-53
AbstractFull Text

The tourist destination of Cozumel has experienced in recent years a number of notable changes due to the various types of tourism developed in the town. Cruise tourism and diving are the segments that have been promoted over time and in recent years has begun a promotion of sports tourism. These...

Author(s)
Palafox-Muñoz, A.; Rosario Dzib Basto, A. del; Kauil-Fernandez, E.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2014, 8, 2, pp 326-339
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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