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Cruise tourism is a fast-growing segment of the tourism industry that generates substantial benefits to port cities. This study explores strategic aspects of cruise lines' itinerary planning, and models the determinants of their lengths of stay in ports, based on extensive observations of network...

Author(s)
Chen, J. M.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 73, pp 55-63
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

Even if safety in the shipping industry improved significantly over the last decades, by novel design and construction techniques, driven by technological, cultural and regulation improvements, recent passenger ship accidents emphasized that significant safety challenges still remain. The modern...

Author(s)
Vairo, T.; Quagliati, M.; Giudice, T. del; Barbucci, A.; Fabiano, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Safety Science, 2017, 97, pp 120-133
Abstract

This special issue brings together six research papers focusing on tourism and development and how tourism connects with places and people. The first paper explores the connections between resort-oriented tourism development and tourism business cooperation in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland. The second...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 1-88
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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
Abstract

Cruise tourism in Arctic Canada is increasing, albeit haphazardly. This article discusses the elements of management and planning that are expected to be important in the development of sustainable cruise tourism activities in Arctic Canada. Stakeholders might benefit from cruise tourism management ...

Author(s)
Stewart, E. J.; Draper, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2006, 3, 2, pp 77-88
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter identifies the social, environmental and economic impacts expected when cruise ships visit a port. It also addresses the range of environmental management and visitor management issues that relate to the ships and their passengers, and suggests how ports and cruise lines can reduce...

Author(s)
Manning, E. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In 10 chapters, this book deals with specific aspects of managing tourism at a time when many limiting factors and long-term problems are making the development of tourism in Croatia slow and difficult. The individual authors have focused on management aspects in destination communities, which are...

Author(s)
Čorak, S.
Publisher
Znanstvena Edicija Instituta za Turizam, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Izazovi upravljanja turizmom, 2011, pp vi + 186 pp.
Abstract

Given the sheer complexity of effectively managing the web of potential stakeholders in any tourism development it is argued that for the future of Caribbean cruise tourism, the task is compounded by several key issues that warrant discussion. These include the economic dependence of the Caribbean...

Author(s)
Lester, J. A.; Weeden, C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 1, pp 39-50
Abstract

This article provides an understanding of the goals and operational procedures of current cruise ship operators in Nunavut and gives insight into the policies necessary to effectively manage cruise ship tourism in Nunavut. The exploratory research found that cruise tourism in Nunavut is perceived...

Author(s)
Marquez, J. R.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2007, 4, 2/3, pp 85-96

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