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Cruise businesses face unique challenges in providing vacations at sea. For a start, the business model is predicated upon the establishment and operation of a floating resort with guests enjoying high levels of service against an ever-changing backdrop. This article considers how perceptions of...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.; Lim WaiMun; Holmes, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 137-146
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Cover for Talent management and the cruise industry.

This chapter investigates talent management in the context of all cruise ship employment by referring to recent research looking at the perceptions of employers and employees. In the first section, a consideration of practice in relation to talent management is provided. This will show how current...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nautical tourism market suppliers on the European Atlantic coast.

This chapter examines the nautical tourism supply market in the European Atlantic Coast. It discusses: the geo-hydrographic features of the European Atlantic Coast; the main features of European Atlantic nautical tourism; the main features of the European Atlantic cruising industry ports; and the ...

Author(s)
Gržetić, Z.; Luković, T.; Božić, K.; Gibson, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This research article investigates the effect that extended social interactions, found among the crew on board cruise ships, has on workplace engagement. Extended social interactions relate to the relatively lengthy contracts that are experienced by seafarers and the resultant implications of...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.; Perkins, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 255-265
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Cover for Human resource management in the cruise industry.

This chapter considers the human resource (HR) management function in the context of the cruise industry and reflects on practice as undertaken by P&O Cruises, a leading UK cruise brand. Thereafter, key issues such as dealing with a scarcity of labour, addressing staff retention, managing the...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.; Walters, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Opportunities for market development of nautical tourism in Europe.

The shift from passenger shipping as transportation to leisure/vacation travel and the changing complexion of the cruise industry are the focus of this chapter. It looks first at the development of the modern cruise industry, mainly focusing on mergers and acquisitions. It then assesses the current ...

Author(s)
Klein, R.; Božić, K.; Dowling, R.; Gibson, P.; Gržetić, Z.; Haahti, A.; Horak, S.; Luković, T.; Papathanassis, A.; Pekkala, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The cruise industry is growing in scale and importance annually. Influences such as multiculturalism, globalisation, the increase in numbers of mega-cruise ships and changing passenger demography, suggest that the work environment is not as it might once have been and yet there is very little...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2008, 27, 1, pp 42-52
Abstract

This study draws upon research carried out in 2003, which had the primary purpose of examining the perceived social impacts associated with increased levels of cruise tourism for a major port of call in the South West of England. A survey approach was employed focusing on the town of Falmouth in...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.; Bentley, M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 3/4, pp 63-77

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