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This paper provides models of international tourism demand for four destination countries (the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and St Lucia) in the Caribbean region, where visitor arrivals are mainly from Canada, Germany, the UK and the USA. The authors use a less restrictive econometric technique -...

Author(s)
Onafowora, O. A.; Owoye, O.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 1, pp 159-180
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

People cruise for many different reasons. For cruise line management, understanding what these motives are, and specifically which segments have different motives, is extremely important in engineering appropriate on-board experiences and marketing efforts. Thus, the primary purpose of this study...

Author(s)
Petrick, J. F.; Durko, A. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 149-157
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

Emerging research has revealed the importance of the benefits to travel, beyond that of a simple vacation getaway. Because the US remains one of the few developed countries without a formal vacation policy for working adults, research investigating the overall benefits of travel, from health to...

Author(s)
Durko, A.; Petrick, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 189-195
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the opportunities and approaches needed to ensure the long-term sustainability of cruise companies as a source of employment for Caribbean nationals. Design/methodology/approach - The format is one of a concept paper and not a review of primary data ...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 1, pp 60-69
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

This study looks at recent trends in the all-important US market and identifies some important shifts in the origin of demand within the USA to the region. Throughout the decade of the 1980s, three tourist arrivals out of five in the Caribbean came from the USA. In the first half of the 1990s, this ...

Author(s)
Sobers, A.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1996, No. 3, pp 65-77
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore why tourists continue to visit troubled and often violent nations, even when there is perceived risk. Tourism and terrorism reflect very different philosophies, but there are also some disturbing commonalities. Both need modern technology to be...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Clayton, A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2012, 4, 1, pp 8-25
Abstract

This study uses a gravity framework to model tourism demand for the Caribbean. The basic model is augmented by Linder's hypothesis - tourist flows are partly determined by the similarity in preferences between the destination and source markets - and climate distance, which measures the gap between ...

Author(s)
Lorde, T.; Li Gang; Airey, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 946-956

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