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Cover for Stakeholders' perceived gains and obstacles of cruise ship tourism development: the case of La Palma Island.

This chapter focuses on a case study of La Palma Island, Spain, to examine stakeholders' perceived benefits and obstacles in relation to cruise ship tourism development. Overall, these stakeholders do not perceive that cruise ship tourism's potential is currently being maximized. They agree that,...

Author(s)
Alonso, A. D.; Alexander, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article considers the growing phenomenon of music festivals on cruise ships. These commercial events, partnerships between event companies and shipping lines, celebrate a particular genre of music and occur aboard a cruise ship. The views of 138 festivalgoers primarily concentrated within six...

Author(s)
Cashman, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2017, 17, 3, pp 245-262
Abstract

Despite a growing interest in the well-being of cruise ship labor, very little is known in this area. This exploratory study seeks to investigate the strategies that front-line hospitality workers are able to negotiate and attach meaning to in this consumptive work experience. Twenty in-depth...

Author(s)
Dennett, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 231-241
Abstract

Recent research has explored the size and nature of the cruise ship industry and to a lesser extent the impacts of social interaction upon the experiences of individuals while cruising. However, there is little research that examines the performative aspects of social groups that form as a result...

Author(s)
Kriwoken, L.; Hardy, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2018, 21, 2, pp 161-177
AbstractFull Text

From the popular 1970s television show The Love Boat, the modern cruise industry was born. Today's mega-ships are the size of small cities and, as with any city, are faced with a multitude of problems and challenges. Crime onboard ship is one of these problems. Criminal activity onboard cruise...

Author(s)
Panko, T. R.; Henthorne, T. L.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2019, No.20, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The spread of humanity across the Earth involved travel across the high seas, and until the advent of air travel, ships were the only way to cross the seas. The migration of humans also led to the spread of new diseases into nonimmune populations, with the introduction of pathogenic organisms or...

Author(s)
Kak, V.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp 345-353
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Cover for Economics of cruise shipping: the need for a new business model.

In addition to introducing key aspects of cruise shipping economics, this chapter highlights the direction and extent of the transformation the cruise industry's dominant business model is undergoing, largely in response to cruise shipping's own success and growth. The chapter concentrates on the...

Author(s)
Vogel, M. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The image of cruise ship holidays on Italian television: a comparative analysis.

This chapter shows the results of a comparative study of cruise advertising campaigns that have been broadcast on Italian television recently. Starting from the theoretical standpoint adopted in the study, which considers the cruise ship as the destination in itself, the chapter identifies the...

Author(s)
Polizzi, G.; Oliveri, A. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the opportunities and approaches needed to ensure the long-term sustainability of cruise companies as a source of employment for Caribbean nationals. Design/methodology/approach - The format is one of a concept paper and not a review of primary data ...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 1, pp 60-69
Abstract

The rapid growth of cruise ship tourism increases the use of historic port cities as strategic hubs for cruise ship operators. Benefits derived from increased tourism for the municipality and cruise ships are often at odds with the environmental and social impacts associated with continued...

Author(s)
Pesce, M.; Terzi, S.; Al-Jawasreh, R. I. M.; Bommarito, C.; Calgaro, L.; Fogarin, S.; Russo, E.; Marcomini, A.; Linkov, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 642, pp 668-678

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