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Cover for Nautical tourism market suppliers in the Baltic and Arctic regions.

This chapter examines the nautical tourism supply market in the Baltic and Arctic regions. It discusses: the geo-hydrographical features of the Baltic Sea; the main features of nautical tourism in the Baltic and Arctic regions; the main features of cruising industry ports of the Baltic; and ...

Author(s)
Haahti, A.; Pekkala, S.; Luković, T.; Božić, K.; Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In recent years tourists have refused to leave cruise ships in China because of disputes with tour operators. These events have resulted in image problems for Chinese tourism and adverse economic effects for Chinese communities. It appears that no similar events have been reported in foreign...

Author(s)
Lyu FangYuan; Guo Ping
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 10, pp 108-115
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The cruise industry has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the international tourism industry with tremendous growth potential. With the rapid expansion of the mainland cruise market, it is critical for cruise operators to understand the perceptions of mainland travelers toward the cruise...

Author(s)
Chan, E. A. H.; Mak, B. L. M.; Pan, S.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 518-523
Abstract

In this article, we try to make sense of the history of leisure cruising and of recent cruise product and marketing developments by interpreting them in the light of Zygmunt Bauman's concepts of solid and liquid modernity. Our aim is to understand the influence of liquid modernity on the...

Author(s)
Vogel, M. P.; Oschmann, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2013, 13, 1, pp 62-80
Abstract

As the North American cruise industry matures and becomes increasingly competitive, both cruise lines and cruise destinations need to look for new ways to retain current customers and attract new tourists. Currently the literature lacks significant examination of destination image related to cruise ...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 172-180
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Cover for The changing consumer: 'digital cruising'.

This chapter examines the use of social media in cruise marketing. It presents the findings of a study involving five cruise companies, which examined their web sites' integration to social media platforms, their activities in the Big 3 social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn), as...

Author(s)
Pantelidis, I. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Ocean cruising is an increasingly influential form of tourism generating each year tens of millions of excursionist visits to ports-of-call. This inductive multi-methods research presents the ideal type mature "cruise shorescape" that emerges in ports-of-call within warm water pleasure periphery...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 24, pp 117-125
Abstract

Cruises on the Portuguese Douro river have been growing at a much faster pace than overall outbound tourism to Portugal, suggesting that the river is part of a worldwide trend that has been organized by global cruise operators. A gravity model is used to analyse the main factors affecting the...

Author(s)
Gouveia, S.; Rebelo, J.; Lourenço-Gomes, L.; Guedes, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 8, pp 1679-1686
Abstract

Growing evidence suggests that travel may serve as an effective intervention of subjective well-being (SWB). This study develops and empirically tests a psychological model that describes the links of travel experience and SWB. This study also compared the short- and long-term effects of the...

Author(s)
Lyu JiaYing; Mao ZhenXing; Hu Liang
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 2, pp 225-235
Abstract

This study empirically tested the constraint-effects-mitigation model (Hubbard & Mannell, 2001) across cruiser and non-cruiser groups to understand constraints to cruising. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were utilized to develop appropriate measurement scales and to test the constraint...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 3, pp 242-262

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