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More than thirty years, after the metamorphosis of the cruise industry from an expensive type of vacation for the elite to an affordable alternative for the mass market, cruise shipping records high rates of growth. The Greek cruise market has been liberalized since 1999, when the Regulation of the ...

Author(s)
Stefanidaki, E.; Lekakou, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 91-105
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

Aghios Nikolaos is a shoreline town located on the North East coast of Crete. It is a cosmopolitan resort welcoming thousands of visitors every year, yet it suffers lately from the disadvantages of mass tourism. As a react, local authorities shifted their attention to promoting alternative modes of ...

Author(s)
Simantiraki, E.; Skivalou, M.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2013, No.13, pp 7-19
Abstract

This special issue brings together six research papers focusing on tourism and development and how tourism connects with places and people. The first paper explores the connections between resort-oriented tourism development and tourism business cooperation in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland. The second...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 1-88
Abstract

This study aims to provide a better understanding on cruise travel experience by studying cruise ship passengers motivation, satisfaction and likelihood of return to the port of Heraklion (Crete, Greece). From the findings, it is evident that 'exploration' and 'escape' were among the main...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.; Agiomirgianakis, G.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2010, 12, 4, pp 390-404
Abstract

The case of the Christian Orthodox Monastic Peninsula of Mount Athos is examined focusing on the impacts of short-term pilgrimage upon the local economy. Due to the interdiction of women entering Mount Athos, the local tourism market has been oriented towards two different target directions:...

Author(s)
Kotsi, F.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2012, 2, 2, pp 149-163
Abstract

The constant differentiation of the tourist demand taking place over the last few years has led tourism supply to a no less constant effort to enhance the product offered. The latter is often expressed through a combined development of individual tourism products. In this context, the collaboration ...

Author(s)
Stavrinoudis, T. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2006, 3, 1, pp 25-34
Abstract

International travel is changing the epidemiology of imported malaria. Our aim was to study malaria prophylaxis administered to travellers from Greece. The study was conducted during 2008-2009. Data were collected using a standardized form. A total of 2337 travellers were studied; prophylaxis was...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Smeti, P.; Spilioti, A.; Vakali, A.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2011, 9, 6, pp 284-288
Abstract

This book presents the public health and health aspects of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. It contains strategic, technical and scientific information about the essential functions, such as epidemiological surveillance, environmental management, emergency and hospital care, preparedness for the...

Author(s)
Tsouros, A. D.; Efstathiou, P. A.
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Mass gatherings and public health: the experience of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 2007, pp 377 pp.
Abstract

Background: Management of environmental health issues is an integral part of public health systems. An active integrated environmental health surveillance and response system was developed for the Athens Olympics to monitor and prevent exposure to environmental hazards. The potential for permanent...

Author(s)
Hadjichristodoulou, C.; Mouchtouri, V.; Vaitsi, V.; Kapoula, C.; Vousoureli, A.; Kalivitis, I.; Chervoni, J.; Papastergiou, P.; Vasilogiannakopoulos, A.; Daniilidis, V. D.; Kremastinou, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2006, 6, 306, pp (18 December 2006)

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