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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

The purpose of this study is to better understand local residents' support for tourism development by exploring residents' perceived value of tourism development, life domain satisfaction (material/non-material), and overall quality of life in their community. The study provides the theoretical and ...

Author(s)
Woo, E. J.; Kim, H. L.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 50, pp 84-97
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine the value proposition of developing a vacation ownership project in Florida and Hawaii by analyzing actual company data. Design/methodology/approach: The study is based on a net present value model approach that was used for analysis of the company financial...

Author(s)
Barreda, A.; Murphy, K.; Gregory, A.; Dipendra Singh
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 3, pp 165-243
Abstract

As more families travel with children to spas, the industry is evolving to accommodate the under-18 set - from opening kids-only spas to offering services focused on everything from childhood obesity to the development of lifelong wellness practices. Spa parties, big with brides-to-be, now come in...

Author(s)
Karnik, S.
Publisher
Golden Research Thoughts, Maharshtra, India
Citation
Golden Research Thoughts, 2013, 2, 9, pp GRT-2185
Abstract

Globalization has motivated managers and scholars in the tourism industry to focus more attention on the problems and characteristics of the cross-cultural service encounter. During these interactions, differing cultural norms and values often create misunderstanding and conflict, which can result...

Author(s)
Sizoo, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 13, 2, pp 113-128
Abstract

This research note focuses on comparisons of tourist and resident populations' crime experience in 6 international locations: New Orleans (Louisiana, USA); Honolulu and Kauai (Hawaii, USA); Miami (Florida, USA); Malaga, Spain; and Barbados. In most instances, the rate of tourists' crime experience...

Author(s)
Harper, D. W., Jr.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 1053-1056

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