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Recent research has explored the size and nature of the cruise ship industry and to a lesser extent the impacts of social interaction upon the experiences of individuals while cruising. However, there is little research that examines the performative aspects of social groups that form as a result...

Author(s)
Kriwoken, L.; Hardy, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2018, 21, 2, pp 161-177
Abstract

The spread of humanity across the Earth involved travel across the high seas, and until the advent of air travel, ships were the only way to cross the seas. The migration of humans also led to the spread of new diseases into nonimmune populations, with the introduction of pathogenic organisms or...

Author(s)
Kak, V.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp 345-353
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sailing in icy waters: Antarctic cruise tourism development, regulation and management.

This chapter outlines the characteristics of Antarctic cruise tourism development, explores the governance of the sector and assesses its regulation and management. As described in this chapter, Antarctic cruise tourism has thus far been considered as having been commendably managed on the ground...

Author(s)
Liggett, D.; Stewart, E. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

This contribution aims to know the insertion of local (Ushuaia and Argentina) human resources as staff members in Antarctic expedition cruise ships. Firstly, ship inward and outward clearance documentation was analyzed in order to identify human resources involved, secondly, these people were asked ...

Author(s)
Vereda, M.; Cárdenas, S.; Jensen, M.; Galdames, M.; Rubio, R.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2016, 14, 4, pp 797-810
Abstract

Built in 1969, and affectionately known as "the little red ship," the MS Explorer was the first vessel specifically designed for transport of passengers in the polar regions. Under the name Lindblad Explorer, she took passengers to Antarctica in the 1969-70 austral summer (Splettstoesser, 2000),...

Author(s)
Stewart, E. J.; Draper, D.
Publisher
Arctic Institute of North America, Calgary, Canada
Citation
Arctic, 2008, 61, 2, pp 224-228
Abstract

We extend a previous analysis of Antarctic tour ship vessel traffic to include 20 years of commercial cruise activity (1993/94-2012/13) using recently digitized historical records and new data on vessel landings since 2008/09. Using tourism statistics from 1989/90-2013/14, we also examine trends in ...

Author(s)
Bender, N. A.; Crosbie, K.; Lynch, H. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Antarctic Science, 2016, 28, 3, pp 194-203
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Antarctica: Up against the ice barrier: Antarctic tourism operators prepare for the Polar Shipping Code.

This chapter describes the latest developments in preparation for the implementation of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and examines the state of readiness of the Antarctic tourism industry. The difficulty of understanding the ice regimes of the polar...

Author(s)
Jabour, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper examines a paradoxical issue in tourism's adaptation to climate change and emissions reduction demands. Operators increasingly take tourists to destinations threatened by climate change, with Antarctica and other polar regions as favourites and cruise ship and aircraft as main transport...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Thaper, C.; Peeters, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 337-354
Abstract

This study seeks to understand the degree of body cooling, cold perception and physical discomfort during Antarctic tour excursions. Eight experienced expedition leaders across three Antarctic cruise voyages were monitored during occupational tasks: kayaking, snorkelling and zodiac outings....

Author(s)
Morris, D. M.; Pilcher, J. J.; Powell, R. B.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 2017, 76, pp 1379306
Abstract

The increase of tourism to the Antarctic continent may entail not only local but also global environmental impacts. These latter impacts, which are mainly caused by transport, have been generally ignored. As a result, there is a lack of data on the global impacts of Antarctic tourism in terms of...

Author(s)
Farreny, R.; Oliver-Solà, J.; Lamers, M.; Amelung, B.; Gabarrell, X.; Rieradevall, J.; Boada, M.; Benayas, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Antarctic Science, 2011, 23, 6, pp 556-566

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