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Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

Tourism in general, and cruise tourism in particular, constitutes an attractive developmental option for emerging, postcommunist, and/or postindustrial economies. Yet existing tourism-related literature on destination development focuses on rather generic theoretical concepts (e.g., Butler's...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Bundă, N. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 161-179
Abstract

Motivation is one of the greatest drivers of human behavior, yet travel motivation in the context of cruise tourism remains an understudied topic. Although a limited number of cruise specific studies focus on push (travel motives) and pull (destination attributes) factors, the push-pull...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 557-568
Abstract

Cruise tourism is on its way to becoming the new mass tourism and hospitality product. However, existing research on the sustainability of the cruise industry reveals that negative impacts often outweigh the positive. Criticism includes for example, unequal distribution of economic benefits,...

Author(s)
Römhild-Raviart, J.; Weeden, C.; Jarvis, N.; Pantelidis, I.
Publisher
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK
Citation
Hospitality and Society, 2019, 9, 1, pp 31-51
Abstract

Research within the cruise industry now has the ability to utilize Web-based content analysis. This paper provides an example of a methodology that explores patterns of co-creation of value on board cruise ships using holiday reviews retrieved through Web content mining from CruiseCritic.com. The...

Author(s)
Brejla, P.; Gilbert, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 2, pp 157-168
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is the lifeblood of many countries and destinations. Cruise tourism is a subset of that vital and fast-growing industry, and the tourism industry's future is plagued with many uncertainties, threats and challenges. However, the industry also presents many opportunities and possibilities....

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2017, No.17, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Live musical performance forms the core of the cruise ship entertainment product, contributing to the constructed cruise experience. However, unlike much of the cruise experience, musical performance does not directly generate income. Such performances instead act as semiotic guides informing them, ...

Author(s)
Cashman, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 89-100
Abstract

This study segments cruise tourists by their travel motivations. Two groups were obtained by cluster analysis from the sample of international cruise tourists visiting Kuscedilla˜adası Harbour, Turkey. The first group members were named as Variety Focused, while the second group members were named...

Author(s)
Caber, M.; Albayrak, T.; Ünal, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 101-108
Abstract

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Abstract

As competition in the travel industry continues to expand, it is important to focus efforts on understanding what leads to customer satisfaction, repurchase intentions, and positive word of mouth (WOM) with the purpose of gaining customer loyalty. Previous research has revealed that travel...

Author(s)
Migacz, S.; Durko, A.; Petrick, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 123-135

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