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The study of community has received increasing attention from researchers in recent years. This study examined community within the subculture of ocean cruising. Cruisers have made a conscious decision to lead a more satisfying and self-determined life on the ocean, often cutting all ties with the...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2008, 50, 4, pp 232-242
Abstract

This study investigated the alternative lifestyle of ocean cruising to learn about human satisfaction and well-being. Cruisers have made a conscious decision to quit their land-based life in an effort to lead a more self-determined and ultimately more satisfying lifestyle. Cruisers own their boats, ...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Presses de l'Université du Québec, Quebec, Canada
Citation
Loisir et Société, 2008, 31, 1, pp 121-139
Abstract

Bay Street has always been at the centre of commercial, cultural and political life in the Bahama Islands. It also acts as a gateway for millions of tourists who come to Nassau, the Bahamian capital, via cruise ships every year. Not surprisingly, Bahamians and non-Bahamians have widely divergent...

Author(s)
Martin, N. P.; Storr, V. H.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2009, 4, 1, pp 25-42
Abstract

During April-July 1997, rubella outbreaks were reported among crew members of 2 different commercial cruise lines operating between Florida and the Bahamas. On 7 April, the first cruise line reported a rash illness in one crew member (among 900) aboard one of the ships in its fleet, and during...

Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1998, 46, 52/53, pp 1247-1250
Abstract

The first of the three papers (R.M. Bahna, pp.13-16) outlines the research on cruising used by the Cunard Line Company, which has resulted in facilities not usually expected on cruise ships being made available, for example, a health spa and a computer learning centre. Next the Minister for...

Author(s)
Bahna, R. M.; Christie, P. G.; Norman, W. S.; Aron, A.
Publisher
Bureau of Economic and Business Research, Graduate School of Business, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Travel research: the catalyst for worldwide tourism marketing. Travel and Tourism Research Association Fifteenth Annual Conference, Wyndham Franklin Plaza, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 24-27, 1984., 1984, pp 13-30
Abstract

The Bahamas is one of the Caribbean's major destinations, receiving a total of nearly 3.5 million visitors in 1991. Cruise ship passengers, who do not stay overnight and spend considerably less in the country than stopover tourists, have steadily increased as a proportion of total visitors,...

Author(s)
UK, Economist Intelligence Unit
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No. 4, pp 36-54
Abstract

A methodological approach is developed to analyse the competitive situation of tourism in the Caribbean as a whole and in a number of Caribbean destinations: Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and to examine tourism's importance to these countries'...

Author(s)
Keyser, R. de; Vanhove, N.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1994, 49, 3, pp 19-22
Abstract

Tourism is the mainstay of the economy of the Bahamas. Visitor arrivals number over three million per annum. The chapter reviews the history and development of tourism in the Bahamas, in the context of the country's economic performance over the last three decades. During the 1960s, the Bahamas...

Author(s)
O'Reilly, A. M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism marketing and management in the Caribbean., 1993, pp 31-40
Abstract

The volume presents summary tables of statistics reflecting the performance of the tourism industry of the Bahamas up to the end of 1984. The tables are arranged into 9 main groups: total foreign arrivals; stopover visitors; hotel visitors; visitor nights; hotel nights; cruise visitors; hotel rooms ...

Publisher
Nassau, Bahamas
Citation
Bahamas tourism statistics 1984., 1985, pp 155pp.

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