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Cover for Sailing into stormy waters? Understanding the community impacts of cruise tourism growth in Akaroa, New Zealand.

This chapter reports on a study of community attitudes towards cruise tourism in the small harbour town of Akaroa, New Zealand. It presents the findings of a community survey, and reveals areas of concern, consensus and disagreement regarding the impacts of cruise tourism growth in the destination...

Author(s)
Shone, M. C.; Wilson, J.; Simmons, D. G.; Stewart, E. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is the lifeblood of many countries and destinations. Cruise tourism is a subset of that vital and fast-growing industry, and the tourism industry's future is plagued with many uncertainties, threats and challenges. However, the industry also presents many opportunities and possibilities....

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2017, No.17, pp unpaginated
AbstractFull Text

The concept of 'souvenir atmospherics' is examined as a means of enhancing souvenir merchandising in cruise tourism retail contexts. Cruise passengers on day port calls form a convenient group of highly motivated shoppers for the study of souvenir purchase behaviours in retail settings. Research...

Author(s)
Cave, J.; Jolliffe, L.; Thu Thi Trinh; Lemky, K.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 506-514
Abstract

This article investigates the emergence of two distinct segments in the global cruise market: the local passenger, who lives within the region that they cruise to take a cruise, and the long-haul cruise passenger, who flies from their region to take a cruise in another region. The research examined ...

Author(s)
Henry, J.; Hamlin, R.; Simpson, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 159-175
Abstract

Today, the cruise industry has become one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry with an ever increasing number of international ports-of-call welcoming cruise ships to their shore. Whereas once the cost of a cruise ship vacation included accommodation, meals, entertainment, and...

Author(s)
Thyne, M.; Henry, J.; Lloyd, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 177-187
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Author(s)
Shone, M. C.; Wilson, J.; Simmons, D. G.; Stewart, E. J.
Publisher
School of Tourism, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
24th Annual CAUTHE 2014 Conference, "Tourism and hospitality in the contemporary world: trends, changes and complexity", Brisbane, Australia, 10-13 February 2014, 2014, pp 25
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Cover for Shore-side activities.

This chapter considers the management of demand and supply of shore excursions and other shore-side offers for cruisers. Supply-side aspects discussed include the commitment of a port community to cruise tourism, the design of different shore excursion products, the cost of shore excursions, and...

Author(s)
London, W. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter explores the economic, social, and environmental impacts of cruise tourism, illustrated with experiences from New Zealand, Alaska, Spain and elsewhere. It is shown that the cruise industry certainly has the potential to generate large amounts of money for many, but currently at high...

Author(s)
Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 75-82

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