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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

Cozumel is an island that has been developed as a tourist destination and during the last 15 years tourism activity has been oriented to cruise tourism, which is the main driver of the island economy. Most of the cruise lines with operations in the Caribbean have arrivals to the island, and...

Author(s)
Gonzalez Damian, A.; Macias Ramirez, A. R.; Sepulveda Alcazar, M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheús-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2017, 11, 2, pp 29-53
AbstractFull Text

The purpose - To analyse the attitudes of the local population and population from the surrounding area on cruise tourism and its further development in the Dubrovnik area. Design - In the first part the paper gives an overview of the features of cruise tourism in the world, followed by the...

Author(s)
Peručić, D.; Puh, B.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2012, 18, 2, pp 213-228
AbstractFull Text

Tourism, a distinct field of activity, has experienced a special development over the last period of time by diversifying tourism flows. Tourist destinations, coastal areas, separately identified and promoted as places to visit, where the tourist product is coordinated by several authorities...

Author(s)
Petroman, I.; Petroman, C.; Adamov, T.; Negrut, L.; Marin, D.
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, 2017, 19, 1, pp 173-176
AbstractFull Text

This paper analyses residents' perceptions toward cruise tourism development and its externalities. The research involved a primary data collection in Messina, during the summer peak of the cruise season in 2011. A correspondence analysis on the local residents' perceptions shows that residents...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Chiappa, G. del; Meleddu, M.; Pulina, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 29-42
Abstract

This article details the findings of research undertaken on cruise ship operations around Iceland and in the North Atlantic in the year 2013 and until the end of the summer season 2014. The focus of the research was on the socioeconomic impact of cruise ship arrivals on small and/or peripheral...

Author(s)
Huijbens, E. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 241-254
Abstract

The following paper explores socio-cultural impacts of large-scale cruise liner tourism on the traditional bazaar (souq) in the district of Mutrah. The souq is located opposite the port in the Omani capital Muscat. Large-scale cruise tourism in Muscat started only in 2004 and has increased in scale ...

Author(s)
Gutberlet, M.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 46-63
Abstract

The aim of this research was to estimate the economic, promotional, and sociocultural impact of cruise tourism to Croatian destinations. Due to the anticipated growth of cruise tourism worldwide and, especially, in the Mediterranean, measuring its impacts is becoming an increasingly important issue ...

Author(s)
Marušić, Z.; Horak, S.; Tomljenović, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2009, 5, 2/3, pp 131-144
Abstract

This paper examines residents' perceptions of a wide set of externalities exerted by the development of cruise tourism. The research involved data collection in two ports located in the two largest Mediterranean islands, Sicily and Sardinia, during the summer peak of the cruise season 2011. These...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Chiappa, G. del; Meleddu, M.; Pulina, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 2, pp 180-190
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

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