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Purpose: Cruise tourism is a dynamic, growing segment of tourism that has long ceased to represent a mere niche and is slowly but steadily entering the domain of mainstream tourism. Yet, cruise tourism represents a minor fraction of tourism-related literature and research (Papathanassis and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2017, 72, 1, pp 104-119
Abstract

The concept of cruise tourism should be examined given the rapid growth of this segment of travel worldwide. Rapid increases in cruise tourists and port construction have been observed in China, but systematic research on cruise tourism in China remains unavailable. Hence, this study conducts a...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Wang Sha; Guillet, B. D.; Liu ZhaoPing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 207-216
Abstract

Attractive cultural, historical and natural resources, development of the tourist and port infrastructure and good geographic position are the advantages of Dubrovnik as a cruise destination. Today, Dubrovnik is the fifth transit port on the Mediterranean, and the essential part on the itineraries...

Author(s)
Ban, I.; Peručić, D.; Vesna Vrtiprah
Publisher
Croatian Institute for Quality, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Business Excellence, 2018, 12, 2, pp 105-122
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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
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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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: cruise tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) examines historical trends and changes that have occurred in the cruise industry; (ii) investigates the growth of the major luxury cruise lines; (iii) discusses the benefits and future trends of ocean cruising; and (iv) analyses the latest trends in ocean cruising that are designed ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The maritime tourist market is among the most attractive areas of business. The article identifies the transformation trends in Gdynia and Gdańsk cruising traffic in the years 2000-2017. In recent years, the Baltic has become one of the most vibrantly developing key cruising markets. Up to the year ...

Author(s)
Palmowski, T.; Korneevets, V. S.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2018, No.3, pp 95-104
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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

This chapter presents an overview of new trends in cruise tourism and addresses the question of whether there will be a change in the concept of cruise tourism so that it will better meet the needs of more postmodern tourists. The chapter focuses upon how the Norwegian Coastal Express (Hurtigruten) ...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 83-94
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The changing geography of cruise tourism in the Caribbean.

Given the overall picture of the growth of cruise tourism in the Caribbean, this chapter analyses the geography of these cruise arrivals in terms of ports of origin and destination ports and shows how the patterns have changed over time.

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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