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The attitudes of local people are very important for the long-term development of tourism, which is particularly true for Dubrovnik, whose orientation on the cruise tourism is relatively new, but its consequences are already objective, and noticeable in the perceptions of the inhabitants. The main...

Author(s)
Lučić, I.; Sindik, J.; Manojlović, N.
Publisher
University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2017, 64, 2 Supplement, pp 54-60
Abstract

We use a unique multi-method natural experiment to measure economic, social, and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on a local community. Through the measurement of multidimensional indicators before and after the opening of a cruise ship port, and using control groups, we compare community...

Author(s)
MacNeill, T.; Wozniak, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 66, pp 387-404
Abstract

Most studies that examine tourism impacts and community attitudes have been carried out from the perspective of the tourism sector as a whole, with very few papers focusing on specific types of tourism and/or analysing tourists' preferences for specific types of tourism segment. This paper...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Abbate, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 13, pp 1372-1385
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
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
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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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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
AbstractFull Text

The paper presents the forms and activities from the hospitality industry, including conventional tourism of table, cultural tourism, business tourism, rural tourism, cruise tourism, religious tourism, sports tourism and urban tourism. The process of direction to the sustainability should normally...

Author(s)
Chirilă, D.; Chirilă, M.; Sîrbulescu, C.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2018, 51, 1, pp 191-198
Abstract

The demand for cruising has increasingly grown over the years which create a new trend for tourist to seek for a vacation in a different environment. The rapid growth of river cruise and geographical expanding has increased the cruising complexity and growing the socio-economic, environmental and...

Author(s)
Faieznor Mohd Nasir; Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 175-187

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