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This paper presents an overview of the major river-cruise routes in Europe and offers recent data on the number of river-cruise passengers, as well as on the number, capacity and features of river-cruising boats. Also presented is a brief overview of marketing and distribution in this sector....

Author(s)
Marvel, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.14, pp 5-47
Abstract

This report looks at: the expansion of river cruise fleets; the major European and non-European rivers and their key attractions; the leading source markets for river cruise holidays (USA, Germany and the UK); the demographic profile of river cruisers; the economic factors affecting the river...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.4, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses some recent changes in the expanding river cruise market. Europe has the leading role in the world river cruise market with nearly half the total berths available. The growth in popularity of less well-known rivers and an ongoing trend of thematic river cruises are pointed out. ...

Author(s)
Vojvodić, K.
Publisher
Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2008, 55, 1/2, pp 29-34
Abstract

Cruises on the Portuguese Douro river have been growing at a much faster pace than overall outbound tourism to Portugal, suggesting that the river is part of a worldwide trend that has been organized by global cruise operators. A gravity model is used to analyse the main factors affecting the...

Author(s)
Gouveia, S.; Rebelo, J.; Lourenço-Gomes, L.; Guedes, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 8, pp 1679-1686
Abstract

The demand for cruising has increasingly grown over the years which create a new trend for tourist to seek for a vacation in a different environment. The rapid growth of river cruise and geographical expanding has increased the cruising complexity and growing the socio-economic, environmental and...

Author(s)
Faieznor Mohd Nasir; Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 175-187
Abstract

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 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

A comparative study was made of river cruising along the Odra and Danube in Western Poland and Hungary respectively. The various features of river cruising that attract the tourist, such as contact with nature and sightseeing, are examined, as are passengers' requirements and preferences for...

Author(s)
Falkiewicz, J.
Citation
Ruch Turystyczny, 1983, No. 57/58, pp 75-89
AbstractFull Text

This work discusses a field study carried out with crew members on different passenger ships (cruises, river cruises, ROPAX and high speed), with the aim of using their perceptions/opinions to measure and detect which factors motivate them the most and the least in their day-to-day working on...

Author(s)
Vazquez Vazquez, T.; Luque Sendra, A.; Gonzalez Abril, L.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 2, pp 443-456
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for River tourism in the South Asian subcontinent.

This chapter outlines the geography, history and tourism usage of the major rivers in South Asia, concentrating on the Indus, Ganges and the Brahmaputra river systems but mentioning the other systems where significant differences may be observed in their tourism-use patterns. The status of...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter

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