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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.
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Cover for Pilgrimage: a distinctive practice.

Drawing on more than 25 years' experience facilitating programmes of pilgrimage, the author presents a practical philosophical construct for locating pilgrimage within the spectrum of contemporary travel. A model is presented that consists of horizontal and vertical axes creating four quadrants....

Author(s)
LeSueur, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

When an increased number of acute gastroenteritis (AG) cases is detected among tourists staying at the same accommodation, outbreak management plans must be activated in a timely manner to prevent large outbreaks. Syndromic surveillance data collected between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2013 by...

Author(s)
Mouchtouri, V. A.; Verykouki, E.; Zamfir, D.; Hadjipetris, C.; Lewis, H. C.; Hadjichristodoulou, C.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2017, 22, 45, pp 00576
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The opening ceremony of the Suez Canal took place on 17th November 1869. This historic event, which was celebrated at length by the media, attracted visitors from all over Europe thus generating the promotion of several packaged tours. After a brief introduction about the main facts that lead to...

Author(s)
Cerchiello, G.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2015, 35, pp 95-115, 439-441
Abstract

The Nile valley, with the plurality of its cultural and historical events and reputation worldwide, has become over the course of time an important attraction for film performances, offering spectacular sceneries, both natural and man-made. The Nile River has provided the set for many films...

Author(s)
Gambino, C.
Publisher
University of Macerata, Fermo, Italy
Citation
Il Capitale Cultural: Studies on the Value of Cultural Heritage, 2016, No.Suppl. 4, pp 269-284
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Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Between May-June 1997 we surveyed submerged plant abundance and community composition, in relation to 13 environmental factors, including the disturbance caused by waves from large tourist ships (50-70 m length) cruising the River Nile in Upper Egypt, at 30 sites on 3 transects across the river (at ...

Author(s)
Ali, M. M.; Murphy, K. J.; Langendorff, J.
Publisher
European Weed Research Society, Doorwerth, Netherlands
Citation
Management and ecology of aquatic plants. Proceedings of the 10th EWRS International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-25 September 1998, 1998, pp 161
Abstract

Egypt has long established tourist appeal and the Egyptian government is working to encourage the growth of tourism. The article examines governmental efforts and assesses how international hotel companies are responding. The government is offering hotel investors favourable tax incentives. A major ...

Author(s)
Pakkala, L. J.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1990, 31, 2, pp 56-59
Abstract

Multivariate analysis of data from a 1997 survey of submerged vegetation at 3 locations on the River Nile in Upper Egypt showed that hydrochemical factors (total oxidised nitrogen, sulfate and sodium) were the most important environmental variables explaining the distribution and the abundance of...

Author(s)
Ali, M. M.; Murphy, K. J.; Langendorff, J.
Citation
Hydrobiologia, 1999, 415, pp 93-100
Abstract

The first of two articles on business tourism in Egypt describes the tourism situation, focusing on Cairo, the largest town in Egypt, with between 13 and 15 million inhabitants, and a major attraction, not only for Egyptians, but also for tourists from world-wide who come in large numbers to see...

Citation
Geschäftsreise, 1988, 21, 8, pp p.9, 11

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