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Cover for Is China a new goldmine for cruise companies?

The objective of this chapter is to understand the current situation regarding cruising in China, based on research that has been undertaken since 2010, looking at the adaptation of products (routes, facilities) to meet the expectations of Chinese cruise passengers, as well as what these customers...

Author(s)
Mondou, V.; Taunay, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The concept of cruise tourism should be examined given the rapid growth of this segment of travel worldwide. Rapid increases in cruise tourists and port construction have been observed in China, but systematic research on cruise tourism in China remains unavailable. Hence, this study conducts a...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Wang Sha; Guillet, B. D.; Liu ZhaoPing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 207-216
Abstract

The cruise industry has evolved considerably and in recent years emerged to become one of the most rapidly developing segments of the global tourism industry, with millions of passengers cruising each year. On a global basis, the cruising sector is overwhelmed by North America. During recent years...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Feng XueGang; Gauri, D. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2014, 42, pp 71-84
Abstract

The cruise industry is witnessing a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about Chinese cruise tourists. This study examined Chinese tourists' cruising motivations and constraints using critical incident technique. Results revealed Chinese tourists were most motivated by new/novel/special...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen [Zou, S. W. S. ]; Migacz, S. J.; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 4, pp 577-582
Abstract

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
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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

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Abstract

This study examined Chinese tourists' images and constraints towards cruising, and their influences on cruising desires/intentions. Both qualitative and quantitative methodologies were utilized. Based on an extensive literature review, semistructured interviews were conducted to determine...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 4, pp 347-364
Abstract

In recent years tourists have refused to leave cruise ships in China because of disputes with tour operators. These events have resulted in image problems for Chinese tourism and adverse economic effects for Chinese communities. It appears that no similar events have been reported in foreign...

Author(s)
Lyu FangYuan; Guo Ping
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 10, pp 108-115
AbstractFull Text

The cruise industry has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the international tourism industry with tremendous growth potential. With the rapid expansion of the mainland cruise market, it is critical for cruise operators to understand the perceptions of mainland travelers toward the cruise...

Author(s)
Chan, E. A. H.; Mak, B. L. M.; Pan, S.
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 518-523

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