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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
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Cover for The cruising industry.

An overview is presented of the growth of the global cruise industry, as well as the current demand and supply situation. Also highlighted are the major cruise lines, cruise destinations and cruise products. The economic, social and environmental impacts of cruise tourism are then discussed, as...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sixteen ways of looking at an ocean cruise: a cultural studies approach.

This chapter takes a cultural studies approach to understanding the ocean cruising phenomenon and investigates the different methodologies for understanding the economic, semiotic and psychoanalytic theory of cruising.

Author(s)
Berger, A. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Looking ahead: the future of cruising.

This chapter presents a brief review of the cruise industry and what its future holds. It explores the future of cruise ships, passengers, destinations and types of cruises, and discusses several industry issues including sustainability, new innovations, accountability, safety and security.

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure cruising: an ethnography of small ship travel.

This chapter analyses the adventure cruise niche in terms of its four different types: nostalgia cruises (sailing ships and paddle wheelers); long-haul ferries; yachts; and expedition cruises, including icebreakers. Each cruise type involves distinct differences in itinerary and destination(s) as...

Author(s)
Smith, V. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruising and the North American market.

This chapter outlines the trends in the cruise tourism segment of the North American market and suggests that growth will come from both repeat and new cruisers. It is also suggested that it is up to the cruise lines to maintain an excellent level of service and deliver an outstanding experience...

Author(s)
Miller, A. R.; Grazer, W. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Round-the-world cruising: a geography created by geography?

This chapter begins with an overview of how world cruises, especially round-the-world (RTW) ones, fit into the overall cruise industry in terms of seasonality and ships dedicated to it. The RTW season of 2003-04 is examined to develop the theme that the ships operating RTW cruises define...

Author(s)
McCalla, R. J.; Charlier, J. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spatial and evolutionary characteristics of Baltic Sea cruising: a historic-geographical overview.

This chapter discusses how the evolution of the Baltic Sea-based excursion and cruise phenomenon can best be appreciated when viewed within the framework of a 'phases process', where each phase can be defined and discussed. Also discussed is the future of Baltic Sea cruising.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for The structure and operation of coastal cruising: Australian case studies.

This chapter examines the structure, operation and future potential of coastal cruising activities. The chapter draws on a number of Australian examples to illustrate aspects of a framework of operational and activity structure, which has the capability of being applied in any coastal setting.

Author(s)
Reid, S.; Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
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