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Cover for Cruising in Asia, with a focus on China.

This chapter focuses on the development and trends of cruising in Asia generally, and China specifically. It also analyses the influence of government policy, port infrastructure and market demand for a clearer understanding of the emergence and growth of cruising in China. Also highlighted is the...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Mao, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book examines the cruise industry from various perspectives, paying special attention to developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The six different parts of the book cover: (a) cruising today (chapters 1-6); (b) the history of cruising (chapters 7-8); (c) case studies of some cruise operations ...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Citation
The cruise experience: global and regional issues in cruising, 2004, pp xv + 247 pp.
Abstract

This report looks at: the expansion of river cruise fleets; the major European and non-European rivers and their key attractions; the leading source markets for river cruise holidays (USA, Germany and the UK); the demographic profile of river cruisers; the economic factors affecting the river ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.4, pp 41 pp.
AbstractFull Text

The study generates knowledge on the patterns, structures, and geography of growth of the cruise port industry in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas. The analysis of the passenger movements in the period 2005-2014, as provided by cruise port authorities, details the port hierarchy and reveals ...

Author(s)
Pallis, A. A.; Arapi, K. P.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 2, pp 168-201
Abstract

Cruise travel has attracted the attention of researchers because of its rapid development. However, the literature lacks a reliable and valid measurement tool for constructing cruise motivation. The only available scale developed in the North American context, where the cruise industry is...

Author(s)
Hsu, C. H. C.; Li MingLong
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 6, pp 682-692
Abstract

Cruise tourism is a significant growth trend in Europe and America. However, in recent years, it has gradually gained popularity among tourists in Asia, showing great potential. Strategically located in Asia, Taiwan is an ideal place to develop cruise tourism. This study explores how Taiwan could...

Author(s)
Chen ChunAn
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 173-183
Abstract

An overview of the current trends in the Asian Cruise Lines Industry. It discusses the marketing opportunities and the future outlook of the cruise line industry in the Asia Pacific region. The Asia Pacific cruise line industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing cruise regions in the world....

Author(s)
Amrik Singh
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2000, 25, 2, pp 49-61
Abstract

The present study explores Asian cruise travelers' perceived value of the travel experience and the effect of perceived value on satisfaction and behavioral intention. To measure Asian travelers' multi-dimensional perceived value, a cognitive-affective perceived value model was utilized. Survey...

Author(s)
Yi, S. C.; Day, J.; Cai, L. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2014, 15, 1, pp 63-77
Abstract

The cruise ship market, dominated as it is by North Americans cruising in the Caribbean, urgently needs to find new locations. The Asia Pacific region looks, on paper to be the most promising, but the explosive growth that some would like to see has not happened. This study examines why this should ...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1993, No. 5, pp 6-19
Abstract

This paper describes tourism in Maldives as well as its contribution to the country's economic growth. The characteristics of the market are discussed in terms of the seasonality and duration of stay of the tourists. The attractions, viz., diving, whale watching, cruising and water sports, and...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Country Reports: Asia, 2004, 2, pp 1-30

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