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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

Seasonality has long been regarded as a feature of the tourism industry. Many tourism destinations and relevant organizations are suffering from this phenomenon every year. Tourism seasonality is viewed as problematic but least understood by not only the academic community but also the domains of...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Wu XiaoRong; Feng XueGang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2015, 30, 5, pp 117-126
AbstractFull Text

The six articles in this special issue provide a diverse picture of research in the area of cruise tourism. Topics covered include: port development; resident perceptions of cruise tourism; cruise lines' adaptation strategies; sustainability of expedition cruises; customer orientation of cruise...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 7-105
AbstractFull Text

The study on cruise tourism is necessary due to the increasing demand for this relatively new form of tourism, one of the megatrends of tourism development. This paper analyzes the main indicators of the global cruise tourism, highlighting the trends in cruises and the evolution of the cruise...

Author(s)
Tuță, L.; Micu, C.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice, Universitatea de Științe Agricole Și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2015, 17, 4, pp 1-6
AbstractFull Text

Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) reports that in the last decade annual average increase in the number of cruise travelers amounted to 7.2% (BREA, 2014, s. 7). In 2014, more than 21.3 million travelers participated in sea voyages. It makes this segment to be classified as mass tourism....

Author(s)
Kizielewicz, J.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.3, pp 313-325
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Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition has ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
Abstract

Despite substantial investments and promotional efforts in developing cruise tourism in Asia, cruise liner managers and marketers are given little indication concerning the effectiveness of their current marketing programs in driving consumer intentional behaviour. This study of a cruise liners'...

Author(s)
Chong KaLeong
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 2018, 18, 2, pp 110-123
Abstract

This book is a second, revised and expanded edition of the World Tourism Organization's 2003 publication on tourism activity and cruises. It has six main chapters discussing: (1) the cruise tourism product; (2) the supply side (business structure); (3) the demand side (cruise passengers); (4)...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Cruise tourism: current situation and trends, 2010, pp xxv + 253 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is an assessment of logistics services and tourism infrastructure in the Caribbean. The objective is to examine the efficiency and competitiveness of the logistics and tourism environment in the region. Design/methodology/approach - Given the low levels of...

Author(s)
Pinnock, F.; Ajagunna, I.; Casanova, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 1, pp 4-16
Abstract

The growth of cruise tourism, especially in the 70's, represents today an important sector of world tourism. Regions such as the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Alaska, are the most popular and also the most prepared to develop an increasingly innovative sector in the new concept of cruise ships. The...

Author(s)
Andrade, C.; Robertson, M. H.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 485-498

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