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The city of Split is increasingly showing its cruising valorisation opportunities thanks to its geocommunication position, harbour infrastructure, cultural and historic heritage and the diversity of its tourism supply. Cruising tourism, as a form of modern tourism receives characteristics of strong ...

Author(s)
Razović, M.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.4, pp 197-209
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The aim of this paper is to propose a methodological approach for the analysis of the seasonality of cruise tourism. By means of multivariate statistical techniques, principal component factor and cluster analysis, a classification of destination ports is obtained, based on the monthly distribution ...

Author(s)
Fernandez Morales, A.; Mayorga Toledano, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 1, pp 253-264
Abstract

In light of increasing global competition amongst international cruise destinations; growing demand for cruise tourism; and the lack of empirical studies on the "real" destination experience, satisfaction, and intentions to return and recommend (i.e., cruise destination loyalty), the current study...

Author(s)
DiPietro, R. B.; Peterson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2017, 18, 1, pp 41-60
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The purpose - Cruising is nowadays a mass phenomenon since an increasing number of passengers worldwide have been taking part in this form of tourism. Therefore the purpose of this paper is to forecast cruise tourism demand at the level of micro destination. Design/Methodology/Approach - Dubrovnik...

Author(s)
Pavlić, I.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2013, 19, 1, pp 125-142
Abstract

In this article, we try to make sense of the history of leisure cruising and of recent cruise product and marketing developments by interpreting them in the light of Zygmunt Bauman's concepts of solid and liquid modernity. Our aim is to understand the influence of liquid modernity on the...

Author(s)
Vogel, M. P.; Oschmann, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2013, 13, 1, pp 62-80
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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 paper presents data on sea cruises from the 2003 World Tourism Organization report entitled Worldwide Cruise Ship Activity. Following an overview of worldwide cruise activity in 2000, the paper discusses the demand and supply by region in 1990-2000, the structure and capacity of the sector in...

Author(s)
Kester, J.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: world overview and tourism topics, 2003 edition, 2004, pp 165-176
Abstract

Cruise lines welcomed almost 10 million passengers in 2000. Even though its relative significance in the tourism sector is still rather modest, cruise tourism has been one of the fastest growing tourism sub-sectors over the past few decades. The number of berths on offer has increased from a mere...

Author(s)
Kester, J. G. C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 3, pp 337-350
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cruising industry.

An overview is presented of the growth of the global cruise industry, as well as the current demand and supply situation. Also highlighted are the major cruise lines, cruise destinations and cruise products. The economic, social and environmental impacts of cruise tourism are then discussed, as...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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