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This book examines the cruise industry from various perspectives, paying special attention to developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The six different parts of the book cover: (a) cruising today (chapters 1-6); (b) the history of cruising (chapters 7-8); (c) case studies of some cruise operations ...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Citation
The cruise experience: global and regional issues in cruising, 2004, pp xv + 247 pp.
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Cover for Paradise and other ports of call: cruising in the Pacific Islands.

This chapter explores the historical foundation of organized cruise tourism in the islands of Hawaii and the South Pacific and the imagery of Pacific cruising as a 'paradise'.

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book provides a comprehensive survey of special interest tourism, discussing strategies, policies, and initiatives introduced in Australia and internationally. The authors use theory and industry applications to illustrate the diversity of special interest tourism development. The result is a...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.; Derrett, R.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Australia, Ltd, Milton, Australia
Citation
Special interest tourism, 2001, pp 475 pp.
Abstract

The main focus of this study is the Peninsular and Orient Steam Navigation Company (P&O) which has been one of the most active organisations in world and regional cruising in the 20th century. The first part deals with the establishment of P&O in the South Pacific and its move into cruising while...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 2, pp 2-14
Abstract

This study measured the expenditure patterns of cruise ship passengers (n=769) in seven Pacific island ports of call in 2002. Some of these ports receive up to 32 cruise ship visits per year and their economies are partly reliant on them. It is important, therefore, for service suppliers, retailers ...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 4, pp 251-261
Abstract

The international cruise industry has consistently recorded an average annual growth rate of 8.4% since 1980 with the fastest growth happening in the last decade. However, while the domestic market is small - some 50,000 Australians take a cruise annually - Australia's cruise potential lies in the...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Douglas, N.; Livaic, Z.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2004, 1, 1, pp 5-16
Abstract

A comparative history is presented of tourism development in the Pacific Islands. The book examines the three countries which are near neighbours of Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, and traces the growth of tourism from the pioneer cruises to the region offered by Burns...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
Citation
They came for savages: 100 years of tourism in Melanesia., 1996, pp 300 pp.
Abstract

Ways of exploiting the abundance of natural resources and cultural resources in Papua New Guinea for tourism development are sought. Despite being one of the first Pacific destinations to welcome tourists and to be regularly serviced by cruise ships and airplanes, its tourism industry continues to...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.
Citation
Pacific Tourism Review, 1998, 2, 1, pp 97-104

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