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The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise sector growth - prospects, challenges, responsibilities.

This chapter explores multiple relationships between the cruise sector today and its future development possibilities. The intention of this final chapter is not to provide a mere forecast or scenario of cruise sector growth, but rather to add some transparency with regard to the main principles,...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Vogel, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Employment on cruise ships has been a subject of many studies pointing out problems with working conditions, health and safety issues, and advancement opportunities. The cruise industry is under growing pressure to address these issues, due to, among other things, the newly implemented...

Author(s)
Grosbois, D. de
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 207-214
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Cover for Service quality and the cruise industry.

This chapter highlights established concepts of service quality and discusses the recently developed service concept known as the co-creation of value in the context of cruises. The relevance and significance of understanding these service concepts is illustrated in a case study, depicting how...

Author(s)
Aggett, M.; Lim WaiMun
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214
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Cover for Nautical tourism market suppliers in the Baltic and Arctic regions.

This chapter examines the nautical tourism supply market in the Baltic and Arctic regions. It discusses: the geo-hydrographical features of the Baltic Sea; the main features of nautical tourism in the Baltic and Arctic regions; the main features of cruising industry ports of the Baltic; and ...

Author(s)
Haahti, A.; Pekkala, S.; Luković, T.; Božić, K.; Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The nine articles comprising this special issue occupy four distinct areas of cruise research: (1) passenger behaviour and segmentation; (2) impact of cruise tourism on ports; (3) polar cruise tourism; and (4) cruise ship workers.

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 141-265
Abstract

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 The business and management of ocean cruises.

This book is divided into six parts, which are organized to guide the reader step by step from the macro level of the cruise industry to the micro level of operations management on board cruise ships. Part I (chapters 1-4) sets the scene for the book by characterizing the conditions under which ...

Author(s)
Vogel, M.; Papathanassis, A.; Wolber, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book
Abstract

Tourism in general, and cruise tourism in particular, constitutes an attractive developmental option for emerging, postcommunist, and/or postindustrial economies. Yet existing tourism-related literature on destination development focuses on rather generic theoretical concepts (e.g., Butler's...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Bundă, N. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 161-179

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