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This article describes the marketing philosophy of Carnival Cruise Lines, one of the USA's largest cruise operators. It contends that that their approach is unique among cruise operators in that it focuses on the shipboard experience rather than the ports of call. Furthermore, an attractive pricing ...

Author(s)
Dickinson, R. H.
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 1995, 13, 1, pp 1-6
News Article

6.6 million Europeans take a cruise

Date
21 March 2016
Abstract

This paper deals with learning experiences on board the Norwegian coastal steamer MS Nordlys, which is part of the Hurtigruten's fleet. It is argued that these steamers play an important role in Arctic winter tourism in Norway. The paper is based on empirical observations on a group of English...

Author(s)
Ekeland, C. B.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Acta Agriculturæ Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science, 2011, 61, Suppl. 1, pp 38-51
News Article

ABTA Travel Trends Report shows increases in forward bookings

Date
7 January 2013
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Oceans apart': bridging the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism.

This chapter focuses on how to bridge the gap between academic research and professional practice in cruise tourism. It provides an overview of the key challenges facing cruise tourism researchers today (in terms of research scope, availability of academic literature, data availability and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
News Article

Are Arctic cruises a recipe for disaster?

Date
6 February 2012
Abstract

Internships are regarded to be essential and complementary to cruise (and tourism) curricula. Yet, their relevance remains largely unquestioned. This paper aims at exploring the internship-related perceptions of: cruise-employers, students and educators, whilst highlighting and interpreting...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Matuszewski, I.; Havekost, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 2013, 13, pp 47-59
News Article

The world's largest passenger plane, the Airbus A380, was formally unveiled in France on Tuesday 18 January. The twin-deck aircraft can carry about 555 people, significantly more than 416 commonly carried by the Boeing 747 jumbo jet.

Date
18 January 2005
Abstract

Slow tourism provides a new approach to contemporary touristic practices by taking into account local populations, extending the length of stay at the destination, and making the tourist experience more fulfilling. The Douro is a rural region that could benefit from slow tourism practices. However, ...

Author(s)
Losada, N.; Mota, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2019, 11, pp 140-149
News Article

According to a report by the Caribbean news agency Cana, workers at a number of leading hotels in Antigua and Barbuda are being temporarily laid off or their working week cut because of a shortfall in tourist arrivals, reports moreover.com.

Date
2 May 2001

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