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The viability of continental Europe as a cruise destination and the potential for river cruising in Europe are discussed. Statistical data on cruise passengers for Italy, Germany, Spain, France, the UK, the Mediterranean and other European countries are provided.

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.2, pp 1-39
Abstract

The article demonstrates the interest in using social representations as a tool of analysis in the representation of cruise for cruisers and noncruisers. The main objective of this study is to identify and to compare social representations of cruise for these groups. The article is based on a...

Author(s)
Lebrun, A. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 17, 5, pp 511-520
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
Abstract

This collection of eight papers focuses on the potential development of cruises and river tourism in France.

Author(s)
Grelet, J. M.; Crober, C.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2011, No.297, pp 7-46
Abstract

Travelling by cruise ship is undergoing a renaissance. It is more popular than ever. It represents a return to slowness as a revered aspect of mobility. Journeys are valued for their own sake. This paper examines life aboard a container ship, which is not only slow but also 'visits' ports sans...

Author(s)
Symes, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2012, 15, 1, pp 55-68
Abstract

The number of river cruises offered in France has more than doubled in the last ten years. While traditionally these cruises have been aimed at foreign customers, they are now attracting a growing number of French people, who see river cruises as a new way of discovering their own country. River ...

Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2003, No.207, pp 17-45
Abstract

Despite evidence of formation of brominated compounds in seawater swimming pools treated with chlorine, no data about exposure levels to these compounds have been reported. To address this issue, a survey has been carried out in four establishments (representing 8 pools) fed with seawater and...

Author(s)
Parinet, J.; Tabaries, S.; Coulomb, B.; Vassalo, L.; Boudenne, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 2012, 46, 3, pp 828-836
Abstract

Background - On November 12, 2008, the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS) was informed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that giardiasis cases had been diagnosed among a group of US travellers returning from a riverboat trip in France. An investigation...

Author(s)
Viriot, D.; Golliot, F.; Basset, D.
Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2010, No.48, pp 494-496
Abstract

Trends in the cruise industry are described. Demand in the UK cruise market is described, and developments in cruise ship design identified. Key features of the modern cruise industry are: extensive health and leisure facilities, and floating resorts on ocean liners moored in docks at places such...

Author(s)
Lewis, P.
Citation
Leisure Management, 2000, 20, 5, pp 48-50
Abstract

The supply-driven increase in demand for the European cruise industry is described. The world's major cruise lines have developed a two-pronged approach to the European market, namely basing more ships in the region for cruises in areas such as the Baltic and the Mediterranean, and marketing their...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1998, No. 1, pp 4-25

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