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We characterized activity patterns of large cruise ships in Southeast Alaska, where there is considerable overlap with aggregations of endangered humpback whales and where lethal ship-whale collisions have been reported. Using Automatic Identification System (AIS) data from 451 voyages representing ...

Author(s)
Webb, K. R.; Gende, S. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2015, 43, 1, pp 67-83
Abstract

This study analyzes and interprets both spatial and economic data regarding the Alaskan cruise market between 1994 and 2003. Eight research questions guide the research effort toward providing a better understanding of variations occurring in ship size, ship age, number of passengers, cruise line...

Author(s)
Marti, B. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 4, pp 327-334
Abstract

Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

The cruise industry is one of the most rapidly growing segments of the tourism industry. Fueling this growth, the cruise lines are building bigger ships. This study investigates the impact of ship size on ship occupancy rate. Secondary data regarding individual voyages were obtained from multiple...

Author(s)
Lee, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 1, pp 111-114
Abstract

Background: Influenza outbreaks can occur among passengers and crews during the Alaska summertime cruise season. Ill travellers represent a potential source for introduction of novel or antigenically drifted influenza virus strains to the United States. From May to September 2013-2015, the Alaska...

Author(s)
Rogers, K. B.; Roohi, S.; Uyeki, T. M.; Montgomery, D.; Parker, J.; Fowler, N. H.; Xu XiYan; Ingram, D. J.; Fearey, D.; Williams, S. M.; Tarling, G.; Brown, C. M.; Cohen, N. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax069
Abstract

Voluntary codes of conduct and best management practices are increasingly popular methods for addressing impacts of recreation and tourism in protected areas. In southeast Alaska, for example, a collaborative stakeholder process has been used for creating, implementing, and managing the voluntary...

Author(s)
Pomeranz, E. F.; Needham, M. D.; Kruger, L. E.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2013, 31, 3, pp 23-44
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruising north to Alaska: the new 'gold rush'.

This chapter presents an account of the economic growth of the Alaskan cruise industry and its socioeconomic and environmental impacts.

Author(s)
Ringer, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article focuses on the collaborative and voluntary Wilderness Best Management Practices (WBMP) for managing recreation in Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness in Alaska. Stakeholder definitions of wilderness, opinions about the WBMP, and whether these opinions are reflective of their perceptions...

Author(s)
Pomeranz, E. F.; Needham, M. D.; Kruger, L. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Managing Sport and Leisure, 2015, 20, 1, pp 36-55
Abstract

Radical theories from political economy assert that capitalism is founded on the creation and appropriation of surplus value through exploiting human labor and nature. Such exploitative social and social-ecological relations are generally understood as contradictory to Indigenous worldviews, which...

Author(s)
Hillmer-Pegram, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1194-1210
Abstract

The relationship between tourism and sustainability is complex, with considerable attention paid to ecotourism's potential to positively contribute to sustainability. One way forward could be through using tourist experiences, especially those focusing on interpretation, to activate or change...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1175-1196

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