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In the context of the more and more diversified concerns, regionally and globally, for a sustainable development and the rational and responsible management of the natural resources, the global market of cruise tourism represents one of the most complex and dynamic sectors of the world economy....

Author(s)
Mazilu, M.; Limbert, W.; Mitroi, S. R.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2015, 8, 1, pp 79-100
Abstract

Cruise tourism is a significant growth trend in Europe and America. However, in recent years, it has gradually gained popularity among tourists in Asia, showing great potential. Strategically located in Asia, Taiwan is an ideal place to develop cruise tourism. This study explores how Taiwan could...

Author(s)
Chen ChunAn
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 173-183
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214
Abstract

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

Most studies that examine tourism impacts and community attitudes have been carried out from the perspective of the tourism sector as a whole, with very few papers focusing on specific types of tourism and/or analysing tourists' preferences for specific types of tourism segment. This paper...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Abbate, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 13, pp 1372-1385
Abstract

The cruise tourism industry in Arctic Canada has recently grown rapidly with stable numbers now emerging. While there are many socio-economic opportunities associated with growth, climate change, and environmental, technical and cultural risks also present significant management challenges. To...

Author(s)
Dawson, J.; Stewart, E. J.; Johnston, M. E.; Lemieux, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1425-1441
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sailing in icy waters: Antarctic cruise tourism development, regulation and management.

This chapter outlines the characteristics of Antarctic cruise tourism development, explores the governance of the sector and assesses its regulation and management. As described in this chapter, Antarctic cruise tourism has thus far been considered as having been commendably managed on the ground...

Author(s)
Liggett, D.; Stewart, E. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Tourism, a distinct field of activity, has experienced a special development over the last period of time by diversifying tourism flows. Tourist destinations, coastal areas, separately identified and promoted as places to visit, where the tourist product is coordinated by several authorities...

Author(s)
Petroman, I.; Petroman, C.; Adamov, T.; Negrut, L.; Marin, D.
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, 2017, 19, 1, pp 173-176
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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