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This article details the findings of research undertaken on cruise ship operations around Iceland and in the North Atlantic in the year 2013 and until the end of the summer season 2014. The focus of the research was on the socioeconomic impact of cruise ship arrivals on small and/or peripheral...

Author(s)
Huijbens, E. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 241-254
Abstract

With the melting of sea ice in the Arctic, the potential for higher shipping access has markedly changed. Shipping activity in the Arctic is increasing, including tourism and exploration activities, underlining the need for reliable communication and monitoring. This article examines the...

Author(s)
Lasserre, F.; Têtu, P. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2015, 51, 1, pp 24-38
Abstract

Cruise tourism is on its way to becoming the new mass tourism and hospitality product. However, existing research on the sustainability of the cruise industry reveals that negative impacts often outweigh the positive. Criticism includes for example, unequal distribution of economic benefits,...

Author(s)
Römhild-Raviart, J.; Weeden, C.; Jarvis, N.; Pantelidis, I.
Publisher
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK
Citation
Hospitality and Society, 2019, 9, 1, pp 31-51
Abstract

This special issue contains nine papers and offers unique perspectives on consumer engagement across various settings such as sports tourism, cultural events, cruise tourism, visitor attractions and UNESCO world heritage sites. The studies provide insights into tourist engagement from different...

Author(s)
Taheri, B.; Hosany, S.; Altinay, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 463-661
Abstract

The current studies on cruise tourism lack an exploration of children's cruise experience. The aim of this article is to obtain a deeper understanding of children's cruise experience in the following phases: the pre-cruise decision and planning phase; the on-board engagement phase; and the...

Author(s)
Radic, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 237-252
Abstract

The cruise industry has faced the greening issue. The present research was designed to explicate cruise travelers' decision formation for choosing an environmentally responsible cruise product rather than a conventional cruise. To achieve the research purpose, we employed a norm activation theory...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Yu JongSik; Koo BonHak; Kim WanSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2019, 20, 1, pp 89-106
AbstractFull Text

Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) reports that in the last decade annual average increase in the number of cruise travelers amounted to 7.2% (BREA, 2014, s. 7). In 2014, more than 21.3 million travelers participated in sea voyages. It makes this segment to be classified as mass tourism....

Author(s)
Kizielewicz, J.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.3, pp 313-325
Abstract

This research note proposes a variation of asymmetric importance-performance analysis (AIPA) and calls it rational importance-performance analysis (RIPA). The steps in conducting RIPA are demonstrated using publicly available cruise tourism data for Hawaii.

Author(s)
Ramakrishnan Ramanathan; Usha Ramanathan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 61, pp 264-267
Abstract

The following paper explores socio-cultural impacts of large-scale cruise liner tourism on the traditional bazaar (souq) in the district of Mutrah. The souq is located opposite the port in the Omani capital Muscat. Large-scale cruise tourism in Muscat started only in 2004 and has increased in scale ...

Author(s)
Gutberlet, M.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 46-63
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and future directions.

This concluding chapter highlights the many developments in cruise tourism since 2006 and offers some suggestions on its future directions. It looks at planned capacity increases and the challenges ahead for cruising.

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Dowling, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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