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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book provides an overview of the cruise industry covering a broad range of topics and issues. It has been written for a broad audience including students pursuing university and training programmes, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and finally...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cruising in Asia, with a focus on China.

This chapter focuses on the development and trends of cruising in Asia generally, and China specifically. It also analyses the influence of government policy, port infrastructure and market demand for a clearer understanding of the emergence and growth of cruising in China. Also highlighted is the...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Mao, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and future directions.

This concluding chapter highlights the many developments in cruise tourism since 2006 and offers some suggestions on its future directions. It looks at planned capacity increases and the challenges ahead for cruising.

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Dowling, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is China a new goldmine for cruise companies?

The objective of this chapter is to understand the current situation regarding cruising in China, based on research that has been undertaken since 2010, looking at the adaptation of products (routes, facilities) to meet the expectations of Chinese cruise passengers, as well as what these customers...

Author(s)
Mondou, V.; Taunay, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Motivations and constraints of cruising for the US and Chinese markets.

This chapter provides not only an explanation of the underlying motives and constraints of both US and Chinese cruisers, but also relevant information for the cruise industry to make decisions on how to create products/services and marketing materials to better retain current cruisers and to entice ...

Author(s)
Petrick, J. F.; Zou SuiWen; Hung Kam
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Children and the family market.

This chapter describes the rapidly growing cruise markets of children and families. It explores how cruise lines are successfully tailoring their offerings to attract this emerging and lucrative market.

Author(s)
Lambert, C.; Dowling, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruising with pride: the LGBT cruise market.

This chapter provides critical insights into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cruise sector, gained through in-depth interviews with two Miami-based cruise corporations, four North American lesbian and gay tour operators, and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association....

Author(s)
Jarvis, N.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry.

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of health-related crises within the cruise industry and offers empirical recommendations for both practitioners and scholars. This chapter is divided into 3 parts: the first part briefly reviews the relevant concepts and definitions, the second part...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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