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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
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Cover for The cruising industry.

An overview is presented of the growth of the global cruise industry, as well as the current demand and supply situation. Also highlighted are the major cruise lines, cruise destinations and cruise products. The economic, social and environmental impacts of cruise tourism are then discussed, as...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism in the Eastern Caribbean: an anachronism in the post-colonial era?

This chapter argues that cruise tourism, as it is developing in the Eastern Caribbean, is creating an ever-wider chasm between the tourist and the islander and contributing to misperceptions and disappointments on the part of both hosts and guests. The cruise tourism product, as it is designed by...

Author(s)
Pulsipher, L. M.; Holderfield, L. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism.

This chapter reports on the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on the island of Cozumel, Mexico. It shows that cruise lines seek to maximize profits and increase passenger numbers with little regard to the wishes of Cozumel.

Author(s)
Sorensen, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fantasy and reality: tourist and local experiences of cruise ship tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

This chapter explores the interface of fantasy and reality in cruise tourism by examining the cruise experience versus the realities of tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. The first part of the chapter discusses the constructed image of the community by the cruise operator for consumption ...

Author(s)
Sheridan, L.; Teal, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter