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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
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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
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Cover for Cruise tourism in a remote small island - high yield and low impact?

This chapter is an examination of cruise tourism in Vanuatu. The main aim is to explicate the extent to which assertions about yield and impact from cruise tourism is demonstrable at the uninhabited Mystery Island and its home base, Aneityum Island. It is indicated that providing answers to the...

Author(s)
Cheer, J. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia.

This chapter examines the development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia using a SWOT analysis approach (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats). Based on the SWOT analysis, cruise ship tourism has the potential to grow rapidly based on the expected demand from local citizens and the...

Author(s)
Monshi, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and future directions.

This concluding chapter highlights the many developments in cruise tourism since 2006 and offers some suggestions on its future directions. It looks at planned capacity increases and the challenges ahead for cruising.

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Dowling, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Different travel markets: cruise tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) examines historical trends and changes that have occurred in the cruise industry; (ii) investigates the growth of the major luxury cruise lines; (iii) discusses the benefits and future trends of ocean cruising; and (iv) analyses the latest trends in ocean cruising that are designed ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism and the cruise industry.

This chapter examines cruise tourism as one of the largest components of tourism. The chapter starts with an historical overview and examines the principles and practices of the cruise industry. The supply and demand perspective is assessed to outline the characteristics of cruise tourists as well...

Author(s)
Morgan, P.; Power, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safe, secure and sustainable: attributes of a strong cruise brand.

This chapter examines place brand equity as a new resource enabling cities and destinations involved in the cruise business to unify their efforts. It specifically emphasizes one of the dimensions of brand equity, namely brand associations. It further shows the significance of unifying product...

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

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