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Based on a non-parametric panel data estimation, this study provides an econometric analysis of the relationship between stay-over and cruise tourism for 15 Caribbean islands over the period 1985-2004. It reveals heterogeneity of tourism flows across different destinations. It also emphasizes the...

Author(s)
Bresson, G.; Logossah, K.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 1, pp 127-158
AbstractFull Text

The six articles in this special issue provide a diverse picture of research in the area of cruise tourism. Topics covered include: port development; resident perceptions of cruise tourism; cruise lines' adaptation strategies; sustainability of expedition cruises; customer orientation of cruise...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 7-105
Abstract

The chapter provides an overview of the development of cruise tourism in the Caribbean, as an alternative to the existing inequality of underdeveloped economies. The area has a beautiful natural and cultural landscape, which causes the interest of international capital to invest in the tourism...

Author(s)
Palafox-Muñoz, A.; Aguilar-Aguilar, A.; Escalera-Briceño, A.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2014, 4, 2, pp 40-53
Abstract

In light of increasing global competition amongst international cruise destinations; growing demand for cruise tourism; and the lack of empirical studies on the "real" destination experience, satisfaction, and intentions to return and recommend (i.e., cruise destination loyalty), the current study...

Author(s)
DiPietro, R. B.; Peterson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2017, 18, 1, pp 41-60
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia.

This chapter examines the development of cruise tourism in Saudi Arabia using a SWOT analysis approach (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats). Based on the SWOT analysis, cruise ship tourism has the potential to grow rapidly based on the expected demand from local citizens and the...

Author(s)
Monshi, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Stress is one potential impact that can affect tourism host community residents through tourism development activities. Stress is experienced through an increase in daily hassles, which, with long-term exposure, can result in negative health and behavioral outcomes and decreased quality of life....

Author(s)
Jordan, E. J.; Vogt, C. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 4, pp 527-547
Abstract

Cruise trips have been rising in popularity since the 1970 sand are currently a trend in the tourism market. This is particularly true of river cruises, which record a constant growth in the number of ship calls. The general upward trend in the number of river cruise passengers and dockings is also ...

Author(s)
Kovačić, M.; Zekić, A.; Violić, A.
Publisher
University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2017, 64, 1 Supplement, pp 27-32
Abstract

Research on cruise tourism and the cruise industry is relatively recent given the "newness" of the cruise industry - it has been only 35 years since Carnival Corporation introduced its first purpose-built cruise ship. The number of publications has been until recently relatively small and has...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2017, 12, 3/4, pp 199-209
Abstract

Motivation is one of the greatest drivers of human behavior, yet travel motivation in the context of cruise tourism remains an understudied topic. Although a limited number of cruise specific studies focus on push (travel motives) and pull (destination attributes) factors, the push-pull...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 557-568
AbstractFull Text

This paper analyses residents' perceptions toward cruise tourism development and its externalities. The research involved a primary data collection in Messina, during the summer peak of the cruise season in 2011. A correspondence analysis on the local residents' perceptions shows that residents...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Chiappa, G. del; Meleddu, M.; Pulina, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 29-42

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