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The cruise industry is one of the most rapidly growing segments of the tourism industry. Fueling this growth, the cruise lines are building bigger ships. This study investigates the impact of ship size on ship occupancy rate. Secondary data regarding individual voyages were obtained from multiple...

Author(s)
Lee, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 1, pp 111-114
Abstract

Do the different cruise line itineraries have an effect on cruise ship occupancy rates? This paper attempts to answer this question by examining occupancy rates of almost 30,000 cruise ship voyages, that set sail on fifteen different cruise ship itineraries. All of the voyages investigated...

Author(s)
Lee, S.; Ramdeen, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 34, pp 236-237
Abstract

A large outbreak of Norovirus gastroenteritis among passengers and crew of a cruise ship travelling from Florida (USA) to the Caribbean is described. A total of 513 passengers and 74 crew members reported acute gastroenteritis on 6 consecutive cruises during November 2002-January 2003, despite one...

Author(s)
Isakbaeva, E. T.; Widdowson, M. A.; Beard, R. S.; Bulens, S. N.; Mullins, J.; Monroe, S. S.; Bresee, J.; Sassano, P.; Cramer, E. H.; Glass, R. I.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2005, 11, 1, pp 154-157
Abstract

The article addresses the question of balancing the adverse effects of marine-based tourism with marine resource protection in the Caribbean. Adverse effects include damage from small boat anchors, boat groundings, and snorkelers and scuba divers. In addition, development of islands has brought...

Author(s)
Allen, W. H.
Citation
BioScience, 1992, 42, 5, pp 330-335