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As the North American cruise industry matures and becomes increasingly competitive, both cruise lines and cruise destinations need to look for new ways to retain current customers and attract new tourists. Currently the literature lacks significant examination of destination image related to cruise ...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 172-180
Abstract

The cruise tourism industry in Arctic Canada has recently grown rapidly with stable numbers now emerging. While there are many socio-economic opportunities associated with growth, climate change, and environmental, technical and cultural risks also present significant management challenges. To...

Author(s)
Dawson, J.; Stewart, E. J.; Johnston, M. E.; Lemieux, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1425-1441
Abstract

Cruise tourism is an increasingly popular and profitable industry where cruise lines have positioned the cruise ship as the focal point of a vacation. This has led to speculation regarding the relative importance of the ship and the ports of call as the primary destination of cruise tourism. This...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.; Packer, J.; Ballantyne, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 4, pp 470-482
Abstract

Motivation is one of the greatest drivers of human behavior, yet travel motivation in the context of cruise tourism remains an understudied topic. Although a limited number of cruise specific studies focus on push (travel motives) and pull (destination attributes) factors, the push-pull...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 557-568
Abstract

The current studies on cruise tourism lack an exploration of children's cruise experience. The aim of this article is to obtain a deeper understanding of children's cruise experience in the following phases: the pre-cruise decision and planning phase; the on-board engagement phase; and the...

Author(s)
Radic, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 237-252
Abstract

The cruise industry has faced the greening issue. The present research was designed to explicate cruise travelers' decision formation for choosing an environmentally responsible cruise product rather than a conventional cruise. To achieve the research purpose, we employed a norm activation theory...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Yu JongSik; Koo BonHak; Kim WanSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2019, 20, 1, pp 89-106
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
Abstract

This study aims to examine the Chinese values and beliefs of water and provide insights into the Chinese market of cruise tourism. Chinese classical works on water are reviewed and synthesised through both cultural and historical angles, based on which a five-dimension framework is proposed on...

Author(s)
Fu, X. X.; Huang, Z. W.; Cai, L. A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2012, 2, 4, pp 318-329
Abstract

Negative externalities and natural resource valuations play an important role in the debate and analysis of sustainable development. However, as yet, they have not been included extensively in tourism research or planning. As a result limited progress has been made to improve environmental...

Author(s)
Carić, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 487-498
AbstractFull Text

The cruise sector is arguably the most dynamic sector of the tourism industry having sustained phenomenal growth in recent years in customer demand and operational expansion. Cruise corporations are continually seeking out viable locations to add to their itineraries, not only to vary their product ...

Author(s)
Johnson, P.; Lyons, K.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 15-28

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