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North America has long been the center of cruise business, followed by Europe. However, the increasing interest of Asian travelers in cruises and their affordability motivated destinations to actively develop cruise terminals to accommodate mega cruise ships. Cruise vacation appeals to the Chinese...

Author(s)
Hung Kam
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 88-96
Abstract

The cruise industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years and has become one of the most dynamic and fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. In light of this rapid growth, this study examined four dimensions of operational efficiency: occupancy rate and passengers carried per...

Author(s)
Lee, S.; Brezina, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 5, pp 1075-1086
Abstract

Background: Cruise ships carry a large number of people in confined spaces providing an environment for transmission of infections. The aim of this study is to estimate the incidence of and describe the spectrum of respiratory infections and gastrointestinal illness among passengers and crew of ...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Maltezou, H. C.; Papadakis, A.; Katerelos, P.; Saroglou, G.; Tsakris, A.; Tsiodras, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 4, pp 389-397
Abstract

Background: Travel volumes are still increasing resulting in a more interconnected world and fostering the spread of infectious diseases. We aimed to evaluate the relevance of travel-related measles, a highly transmissible and vaccine-preventable disease. Method: Between 2001 and 2013, surveillance ...

Author(s)
Jost, M.; Luzi, D.; Metzler, S.; Miran, B.; Mutsch, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2015, 13, 1, pp 10-18
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A geographical overview of the world cruise market and its seasonal complementarities.

This chapter describes the three main macro-geographical areas of cruise tourism (North and Central America, Europe, and 'the rest of the world') and their seasonal complementarities. The chapter shows how complex the world cruise market is in its geographical dimensions.

Author(s)
Charlier, J. J.; McCalla, R. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The evolution of cruise tourism is discussed, and differences between the American and Mediterranean cruise markets in terms of supply and demand are examined. The Mediterranean sector shows an evident seasonality and is mainly directed at European users. The influence of the development of cruise...

Author(s)
Capacci, A.
Publisher
Institut Turistic Valencia (ITVA) Studies and Publications Section, Valencia, Spain
Citation
Papers de Turisme, 2000, No.27, pp 129-137
Abstract

International travel is changing the epidemiology of imported malaria. Our aim was to study malaria prophylaxis administered to travellers from Greece. The study was conducted during 2008-2009. Data were collected using a standardized form. A total of 2337 travellers were studied; prophylaxis was...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Smeti, P.; Spilioti, A.; Vakali, A.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2011, 9, 6, pp 284-288
Abstract

The Americas form the second largest destination region in international tourism. The World Tourism Organization (WTO-OMT) reported 129 million tourist arrivals in this region in the year 2000 (excluding cruise passengers and day-visits), 5.5% above 1999, with receipts from international tourism...

Author(s)
Bar-On, R. R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2001, 7, 4, pp 413-428

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