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This study examines passengers' motivations for taking a cruise vacation, their travel-related activities while on vacation, and their preferences to return to each destination for a land-based vacation. The study is based on a survey of cruise passengers on a 10-day itinerary with six...

Author(s)
Teye, V.; Paris, C. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2011, 14, 1, pp 17-28
Abstract

There exist legal channels for informational lobbying of U.S. policymakers by foreign principals. Foreign governments and private sector principals frequently and intensively use this institutional channel to lobby on trade and tourism issues. This paper empirically studies whether such lobbying...

Author(s)
Gawande, K.; Maloney, W.; Rojas, G. V. M.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Policy Research Working Paper - World Bank, 2009, No.4834, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

The growth of cruise tourism, especially in the 70's, represents today an important sector of world tourism. Regions such as the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Alaska, are the most popular and also the most prepared to develop an increasingly innovative sector in the new concept of cruise ships. The ...

Author(s)
Andrade, C.; Robertson, M. H.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 485-498
Abstract

There exist legal channels for informational lobbying of US policymakers by foreign principals. Foreign governments and private sector principals frequently and intensively use this institutional channel to lobby on trade and tourism issues. This paper empirically studies whether such lobbying...

Author(s)
Gawande, K.; Maloney, W.; Montes-Rojas, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 90, 2, pp 267-275
Abstract

Cuba has become a major force in Caribbean tourism. If or when US travel restrictions are lifted, it might quickly become the dominant player, siphoning off American tourists from competitors. This paper presents an overview of tourism in Cuba and the Caribbean before and during Castro and...

Author(s)
Padilla, A.; McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2007, 34, 3, pp 649-672
Abstract

This volume compiles success stories from across the globe that highlight tourism's contribution to sustainable development. The 23 case studies are ordered according to the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017 (IY2017): (1) sustainable economic...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism for development - Volume II: success stories, 2018, pp 141 pp.
Abstract

Current analyses are presented of contemporary tourism issues in the USA, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific area. Twenty eight case studies provide a comprehensive, issues-oriented understanding of tourism in the late 1980s and early 1990s, as well as an understanding of likely...

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, New York, USA
Citation
Practicing responsible tourism: international case studies in tourism planning, policy and development., 1996, pp xiii + 590 pp.
Abstract

The desire to conserve the natural environment has prompted an interest in studying various aspects of the natural environment of the tropics. The present publication is a collection of papers focusing on the theme of tourism impact on the environment in tropical and subtropical islands. The...

Citation
Collection Iles et Archipels, Centre de Recherches sur les Espaces Tropicaux, 1989, No. 10, pp 308pp.

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