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This special issue on cruise tourism consists of five articles covering the following topics: the overstating of cruise passenger spending and economic impact; collaboration in local value creation from cruise arrivals; the political ecology of cruise tourism; identity construction among ...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 189-251
Abstract

Countless studies present measures of cruise passenger spending and make claims about economic impact; however, with careful examination the source of the disparity between reported findings and actual passenger spending can be discerned. Drawing on data for Halifax, Nova Scotia the study shows how ...

Author(s)
Kayahan, B.; Vanblarcom, B.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 193-203
Abstract

Motivation is one of the greatest drivers of human behavior, yet travel motivation in the context of cruise tourism remains an understudied topic. Although a limited number of cruise specific studies focus on push (travel motives) and pull (destination attributes) factors, the push-pull...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 557-568
Abstract

Driven by spectacular growth over the last decade, the international cruise industry is constantly looking for new destinations to appeal to a different breed of traveler, one that seeks comfort alongside wilderness adventure. Meanwhile, national parks, long held up as icons of wilderness...

Author(s)
Tardif, J.; Roth, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 217-230
Abstract

With the melting of sea ice in the Arctic, the potential for higher shipping access has markedly changed. Shipping activity in the Arctic is increasing, including tourism and exploration activities, underlining the need for reliable communication and monitoring. This article examines the...

Author(s)
Lasserre, F.; Têtu, P. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2015, 51, 1, pp 24-38
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
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Web 2.0 allows firms to implement innovative forms of communication and cocreation with customers. Despite the value of social media for tourism, few researchers have analyzed the content strategies of cruise lines on Facebook and Twitter. This study contributes by introducing a new approach to...

Author(s)
Tiago, T.; Couto, J. P.; Tiago, F.; Faria, S. D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2017, 12, 3, pp 19-47
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The concept of 'souvenir atmospherics' is examined as a means of enhancing souvenir merchandising in cruise tourism retail contexts. Cruise passengers on day port calls form a convenient group of highly motivated shoppers for the study of souvenir purchase behaviours in retail settings. Research...

Author(s)
Cave, J.; Jolliffe, L.; Thu Thi Trinh; Lemky, K.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 506-514
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Expedition style cruise tourism represents a significant proportion of shipping activity across the Arctic. This article compares and contrasts governance structures that manage the cruise sector from case studies located in the Canadian (Nunavut) and the Russian Arctic (Murmansk and Arkhangelsk...

Author(s)
Pashkevich, A.; Dawson, J.; Stewart, E. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 225-240
Abstract

The cruise tourism industry in Arctic Canada has recently grown rapidly with stable numbers now emerging. While there are many socio-economic opportunities associated with growth, climate change, and environmental, technical and cultural risks also present significant management challenges. To...

Author(s)
Dawson, J.; Stewart, E. J.; Johnston, M. E.; Lemieux, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1425-1441

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