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Cruise tourism is a sector of the global tourism industry that is enjoying rapid growth. New itineraries and ports-of-call are developing to cater to the growing demand and attract growing market interest. The perceptions of local residents as a major stakeholder are crucial to determine the...

Author(s)
McCaughey, R.; Mao, I.; Dowling, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 403-408
Abstract

The growth and popularity of polar cruise tourism in the Arctic region have raised expectations about the opportunities in this part of the world. However, the existing academic literature has never ventured further than to recall these expectations and opportunities, which means that there is...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Pashkevich, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 4, pp 440-454
Abstract

Purpose: Cruise tourism is a dynamic, growing segment of tourism that has long ceased to represent a mere niche and is slowly but steadily entering the domain of mainstream tourism. Yet, cruise tourism represents a minor fraction of tourism-related literature and research (Papathanassis and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2017, 72, 1, pp 104-119
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Purpose - The main purpose of this research was to investigate the existence of crisis management within Dubrovnik stakeholders of cruise tourism. Design/Methods/Approach - In this paper, the author decided to use two paradigms: pragmatism and positivism, which are usually followed by quantitative...

Author(s)
Radić, A.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2015, 8, 2, pp 29-44, 108
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

This study applies a factor-cluster analysis to a sample of 321 residents in the city of Valencia based on their perceptions of the impacts of cruises on their city. Three clusters of residents were identified, namely 'pessimists', 'cautious supporters' and 'optimists'. Overall, the findings reveal ...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Lorenzo-Romero, C.; Gallarza, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 7, pp 170-181
Abstract

Cruise tourism has expanded to the Asian region, using larger cruise ships to serve new targets. Therefore, ports are one of the most important factors involved. Thus, the objective of this study is aimed at investigating and comparing cruise port management systems between Phuket and Singapore,...

Author(s)
Monpanthong, P.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2018, 26, 4, pp 2787-2808
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is a key activity in many countries, constituting the main source of income and employment in most Caribbean nations. Particularly, cruise modality is an alternative development for receptive tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Therefore, the aim of this article is to identify key...

Author(s)
Ruiz Quesada, S. C.; Parada Gutiérrez, Ó.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2016, 38, pp 429-457, 585-589
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This paper explores how residents in the Caribbean city of Cartagena de India regard cruise tourism as affecting their community. Local attitudes and perceptions allowed it to segment the sample into four different opinion groups using a hierarchical cluster analysis. The overall results indicate...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Riaño, E.; Zapata Aguirre, S.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2012, 29, pp 79-107, 263-266

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