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This special issue on cruise tourism consists of five articles covering the following topics: the overstating of cruise passenger spending and economic impact; collaboration in local value creation from cruise arrivals; the political ecology of cruise tourism; identity construction among...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 189-251
Abstract

Driven by spectacular growth over the last decade, the international cruise industry is constantly looking for new destinations to appeal to a different breed of traveler, one that seeks comfort alongside wilderness adventure. Meanwhile, national parks, long held up as icons of wilderness...

Author(s)
Tardif, J.; Roth, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 217-230
Abstract

This study applies a factor-cluster analysis to a sample of 321 residents in the city of Valencia based on their perceptions of the impacts of cruises on their city. Three clusters of residents were identified, namely 'pessimists', 'cautious supporters' and 'optimists'. Overall, the findings reveal ...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Lorenzo-Romero, C.; Gallarza, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 7, pp 170-181
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The aim of this paper is to propose a methodological approach for the analysis of the seasonality of cruise tourism. By means of multivariate statistical techniques, principal component factor and cluster analysis, a classification of destination ports is obtained, based on the monthly distribution ...

Author(s)
Fernandez Morales, A.; Mayorga Toledano, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 1, pp 253-264
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Cruise tourism has expanded to the Asian region, using larger cruise ships to serve new targets. Therefore, ports are one of the most important factors involved. Thus, the objective of this study is aimed at investigating and comparing cruise port management systems between Phuket and Singapore,...

Author(s)
Monpanthong, P.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2018, 26, 4, pp 2787-2808
Abstract

Cruise tourism is an increasingly popular and profitable industry where cruise lines have positioned the cruise ship as the focal point of a vacation. This has led to speculation regarding the relative importance of the ship and the ports of call as the primary destination of cruise tourism. This...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.; Packer, J.; Ballantyne, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 4, pp 470-482
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The study on cruise tourism is necessary due to the increasing demand for this relatively new form of tourism, one of the megatrends of tourism development. This paper analyzes the main indicators of the global cruise tourism, highlighting the trends in cruises and the evolution of the cruise...

Author(s)
Tuță, L.; Micu, C.
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, 2015, 17, 4, pp 1-6
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Recently, cruise tourism has drawn public interest in the Republic of Korea. In this study, we attempt to analyze people's preferences regarding the attributes of cruise tourism, such as duration, accommodation, services, and cost. Thus, we applied a choice experiment (CE) to measure the marginal...

Author(s)
Lee MinKyu; Yoo SeungHoon
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 4, pp 416-427
Abstract

This article reports on a study of community attitudes to cruise tourism in Akaroa, New Zealand. An important dimension of this study is the significant rate of growth in cruise arrivals over a short period of time as the result of the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes. Data were collected via a...

Author(s)
Wilson, J.; Shone, M. C.; Simmons, D. G.; Stewart, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 211-223
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Tourism is a key activity in many countries, constituting the main source of income and employment in most Caribbean nations. Particularly, cruise modality is an alternative development for receptive tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Therefore, the aim of this article is to identify key...

Author(s)
Ruiz Quesada, S. C.; Parada Gutiérrez, Ó.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2016, 38, pp 429-457, 585-589

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