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The present paper addresses the antecedents of cruise companies' strategy implementation, focusing on mergers, acquisitions and alliances as potential alternative choices for managers. Specifically, a model for interpreting the drivers of such decisions is proposed, based on two dimensions: (1) the ...

Author(s)
Penco, L.; Profumo, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 3, pp 269-283
Abstract

The role of marketing within tourism management and the related areas of leisure and hospitality management are explained. A general overview is presented of product marketing in tourism before examining, in depth, the various aspects of diverse tourism products and their markets. A variety of case ...

Author(s)
Seaton, A. V.; Bennett, M. M.
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
The marketing of tourism products: concepts, issues and cases., 1996, pp xx + 540 pp.
Abstract

The article argues that semiotic analysis can be applied advantageously in tourism studies. C. S. Peirce's representation triad is applied to destination representations by conceptualizing destinations, related activities, or entities as objects; photographs or textual descriptions as signs; and...

Author(s)
Pennington, J. W.; Thomsen, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 1, pp 33-53
Abstract

Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

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

This study examines the significant differences in shopping for luxury goods among Western, Asian, and Hispanic tourists and, in particular, the perceived importance of different types and characteristics of the luxury consumer and travel goods tourists buy on vacation. The results show that...

Author(s)
Park, K. S.; Reisinger, Y.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 762-777
Abstract

As competition in the travel industry continues to expand, it is important to focus efforts on understanding what leads to customer satisfaction, repurchase intentions, and positive word of mouth (WOM) with the purpose of gaining customer loyalty. Previous research has revealed that travel...

Author(s)
Migacz, S.; Durko, A.; Petrick, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 123-135
Abstract

Researchers have paid increasing attention to sports tourists as destinations have realized the potential for the significant economic impact of sports tourism. Many studies have profiled and segmented sports tourists using different techniques. However, there is a lack of research that compares...

Author(s)
Tasci, A. D. A.; Hahm JeeYeon; Terry, D. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2018, 22, 3, pp 303-315
Abstract

This qualitative research examines cruise ship tourism through a case study of Key West, Florida, exploring its perceived benefits and drawbacks. It outlines the growth of the industry, the issues raised by that growth, and uses the land-use tourism model developed by Vera Rebollo and Ivars Baidal...

Author(s)
Hritz, N.; Cecil, A. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 2, pp 168-181
Abstract

In this paper we address the problem of clustering tourist attractions according to the tourists' interests that these attractions serve. With growing diversity of tourist interests, there is a new understanding of tourist clustering as formed by multiple proximity metrics with the social distance ...

Author(s)
Kirilenko, A. P.; Stepchenkova, S. O.; Hernandez, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 72, pp 400-410

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