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Because of favorable geographical position, unique oriental culture, rich tourism resources and a huge potential of tourist source market, in recent years, we have witnessed a 10-year-period of rapid growth and remarkable change in the cruise industry in China. China has become one of the fastest...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Ni RongXin
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 7, pp 63-78
Abstract

Maritime terrorism is a neglected area of research in tourism, particularly the use of scenario planning to understand potential threats to the cruise industry. Since the events of 9/11, terrorism, and the threat of terrorism, has become a major concern within the tourism industry. This article...

Author(s)
Bowen, C.; Fidgeon, P.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 7, pp 610-639
Abstract

Price is an important means of competition in cruise market. According to the data on the online last-minute price of cruise products in Chinese market, the price declined in 2015 compared to 2014, and which has been highly difficult problem that gained wide attention at home and abroad. Cruise...

Author(s)
Sun RuiHong; Ye XinLiang; Xu Hong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2016, 31, 11, pp 107-116
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nautical tourism in the Pacific.

This chapter discusses nautical tourism in the Pacific, specifically in the areas of marinas and cruising. Examined as case studies are the marinas in Australia and cruising in Vanuatu, Micronesia, Australia and New Zealand. The data presented in this chapter indicate that both cruising and yacht...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

We characterized activity patterns of large cruise ships in Southeast Alaska, where there is considerable overlap with aggregations of endangered humpback whales and where lethal ship-whale collisions have been reported. Using Automatic Identification System (AIS) data from 451 voyages representing ...

Author(s)
Webb, K. R.; Gende, S. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2015, 43, 1, pp 67-83
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this exploratory study on cruise ship security was to understand cruise ship passenger's security perception; what level of security they expect as consumers and what minimum level of security they would be willing to accept. There were a total ten participants in this qualitative...

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2016, No.14, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Creating Shared Value hinges on the interdependence between a company's success and social welfare, and also the identification and expansion of connections between that company and society. Because critics say the concept is counterproductive, in that it focuses too narrowly on the company's...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Guix, M.; Bonilla-Priego, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 53, pp 175-186
Abstract

The democratization of leisure cruising via Carnival Cruise Lines, from an elite option for the wealthy to an increasingly popular mass-market vacation for all, demonstrates the desire for an aesthetic of pleasure and accessibility that meshes particularly well with late 20th-century myths of...

Author(s)
Kolberg, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Consumer Culture, 2016, 16, 1, pp 3-21
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Nautical tourism.

The subject of this book is the European nautical tourism market, which is later contrasted with research into cruising as a well-organized industry at a global level. In particular, European nautical tourism is compared to the developed world cruise markets in the Pacific. The book is divided into ...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book
Abstract

Cruise vacation is one of the fastest growing segments of tourism industry. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reports that in 2017 nearly 26 million ocean cruise passengers were carried globally, which is expected to reach 27.2 million passengers in 2018. In terms of environmental...

Author(s)
Pakbeen, H.
Publisher
European Center of Sustainable Development, Rome, Italy
Citation
European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2018, 7, 3, pp 507-516

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