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The aim of this research was to estimate the economic, promotional, and sociocultural impact of cruise tourism to Croatian destinations. Due to the anticipated growth of cruise tourism worldwide and, especially, in the Mediterranean, measuring its impacts is becoming an increasingly important issue ...

Author(s)
Marušić, Z.; Horak, S.; Tomljenović, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2009, 5, 2/3, pp 131-144
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
Abstract

This paper examines residents' perceptions of a wide set of externalities exerted by the development of cruise tourism. The research involved data collection in two ports located in the two largest Mediterranean islands, Sicily and Sardinia, during the summer peak of the cruise season 2011. These...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Chiappa, G. del; Meleddu, M.; Pulina, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 2, pp 180-190
Abstract

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 paper looks at the boom in cruise tourism to and from the UK and describes the developments in the country's ports of call for cruise ships.

Author(s)
Lingard, N.
Publisher
Tourism Society, London, UK
Citation
Tourism (London), 2015, No.161, pp 28-29
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Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safe, secure and sustainable: attributes of a strong cruise brand.

This chapter examines place brand equity as a new resource enabling cities and destinations involved in the cruise business to unify their efforts. It specifically emphasizes one of the dimensions of brand equity, namely brand associations. It further shows the significance of unifying product...

Author(s)
Lemmetyinen, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Even if safety in the shipping industry improved significantly over the last decades, by novel design and construction techniques, driven by technological, cultural and regulation improvements, recent passenger ship accidents emphasized that significant safety challenges still remain. The modern...

Author(s)
Vairo, T.; Quagliati, M.; Giudice, T. del; Barbucci, A.; Fabiano, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Safety Science, 2017, 97, pp 120-133
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Cruise tourism is an important segment in the world tourism market. Tourist motivation is one of the most studied topics in the tourist behaviour field. In this paper, cruising motivations of cruise passengers visited port of Karakoy, Istanbul were examined. The findings of the research indicate...

Author(s)
Harman, S.; Kaya, O.; Duran, E.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 475-487
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism in the Caribbean: the mess of mass tourism.

This chapter argues that, while employment benefits might be considerable, the financial returns from Caribbean cruise ship tourism are exaggerated, especially when one considers leakages from imports, the cost of new piers for ever-larger ships, and the use of private islands. The assessment...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter

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