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This special issue on cruise tourism consists of five articles covering the following topics: the overstating of cruise passenger spending and economic impact; collaboration in local value creation from cruise arrivals; the political ecology of cruise tourism; identity construction among...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 189-251
Abstract

In light of increasing global competition amongst international cruise destinations; growing demand for cruise tourism; and the lack of empirical studies on the "real" destination experience, satisfaction, and intentions to return and recommend (i.e., cruise destination loyalty), the current study...

Author(s)
DiPietro, R. B.; Peterson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2017, 18, 1, pp 41-60
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This paper provides an overview of the different impacts of cruise tourism in Costa Rica. The purpose of the study is to provide information, based on primary investigation collected by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute during the period 2006-2008, to help the decision making process and the...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Zapata, S.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2010, 21, 2, pp 322-338
Abstract

This study provides an overview of cruise tourism economics in Costa Rica. We focus on cruise passenger demographics, preferences and purchase behaviour, and crew purchase behaviour juxtaposed against information from the broader Costa Rican tourism sector. Data for this study were obtained from...

Author(s)
Seidl, A.; Guiliano, F.; Pratt, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 1, pp 67-85
Abstract

Tourism is the largest industry in the world and cruise tourism has been the fastest growing sector of this industry for the past 20 years. This growth in cruise tourism is expected to continue into the future as only a small proportion of the population who have the resources to take a cruise have ...

Author(s)
Chase, G. L.; McKee, D. L.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 2, pp 16-22
AbstractFull Text

In the last years the cruise tourism has increased in Uruguay. In 2009/10 arrived 292.048 cruise passengers producing an average expenditure of U$S 61.05. The present study uses the cruise surveys of 2008/09 and 2009/09 to analyze the cruise passenger profile determining this expense level. We...

Author(s)
Risso, W. A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 3, pp 393-406
AbstractFull Text

Given the rapid growth of the cruise activity in the world, governments and other policy actors involved in this type of tourism have noted the necessity of knowing the form and magnitude of the different impacts that the cruise activity produces on the different destinations. In particular, to...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Bukstein, D.; Garrido, N.; Tealde, E.; Aguirre, S. Z.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2010, 19, 5, pp 607-634
Abstract

A model is developed for evaluating the economic impact of cruise tourism. The tourism multiplier model is adapted to consider three additional variables, pertinent to cruise tourism. These variables: cruise tourist expenditures, stopover tourist expenditures, and total tourist expenditures, were...

Author(s)
Chase, G.; Alon, I.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2002, 13, 1, pp 5-18
Abstract

The international cruise industry has consistently recorded an average annual growth rate of 8.4% since 1980 with the fastest growth happening in the last decade. However, while the domestic market is small - some 50,000 Australians take a cruise annually - Australia's cruise potential lies in the...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Douglas, N.; Livaic, Z.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2004, 1, 1, pp 5-16
Abstract

This volume presents an analysis of the most recent trends in international tourism worldwide up to 2003. Trends in inbound tourist arrivals and receipts, origin and destination of international tourists, air transport and airport passenger traffic, the meetings market, and accommodation, are...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: world overview and tourism topics, 2003 edition, 2004, pp 176 pp.

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