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This study aimed at identifying the factors that likely favor or hinder the development of cruise tourism in an emerging Southern Italian tourist destination. We conducted semistructured interviews with key players in this business, showing that the following are relevant enablers of cruise tourism ...

Author(s)
Pino, G.; Peluso, A. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 18, 1, pp 15-27
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The image of cruise ship holidays on Italian television: a comparative analysis.

This chapter shows the results of a comparative study of cruise advertising campaigns that have been broadcast on Italian television recently. Starting from the theoretical standpoint adopted in the study, which considers the cruise ship as the destination in itself, the chapter identifies the...

Author(s)
Polizzi, G.; Oliveri, A. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Emergy analysis was applied to three municipalities (Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure and Rapallo) of the Liguria Region coast, where tourism and cruise tourism are thriving. The results were compared with traditional economic indices. The territorial assessment of the municipalities was analysed ...

Author(s)
Paoli, C.; Vassallo, P.; Dapueto, G.; Fanciulli, G.; Massa, F.; Venturini, S.; Povero, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 166, pp 1462-1478
Abstract

The rapid growth of cruise ship tourism increases the use of historic port cities as strategic hubs for cruise ship operators. Benefits derived from increased tourism for the municipality and cruise ships are often at odds with the environmental and social impacts associated with continued...

Author(s)
Pesce, M.; Terzi, S.; Al-Jawasreh, R. I. M.; Bommarito, C.; Calgaro, L.; Fogarin, S.; Russo, E.; Marcomini, A.; Linkov, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 642, pp 668-678
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
Abstract

Most studies that examine tourism impacts and community attitudes have been carried out from the perspective of the tourism sector as a whole, with very few papers focusing on specific types of tourism and/or analysing tourists' preferences for specific types of tourism segment. This paper...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Abbate, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 13, pp 1372-1385
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Cover for Cruise tourists on the mainland. Itineraries and interactions.

This chapter describes what cruise tourists do in the port city of Palermo on the island of Sicily in Italy. The focus was on auto-organized passengers; that is, tourists who did not buy a guided tour and preferred to freely explore the mainland. Ethnographical cases taken into account during...

Author(s)
Sabato, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Even if safety in the shipping industry improved significantly over the last decades, by novel design and construction techniques, driven by technological, cultural and regulation improvements, recent passenger ship accidents emphasized that significant safety challenges still remain. The modern...

Author(s)
Vairo, T.; Quagliati, M.; Giudice, T. del; Barbucci, A.; Fabiano, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Safety Science, 2017, 97, pp 120-133
Abstract

This paper examines residents' perceptions of a wide set of externalities exerted by the development of cruise tourism. The research involved data collection in two ports located in the two largest Mediterranean islands, Sicily and Sardinia, during the summer peak of the cruise season 2011. These...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Chiappa, G. del; Meleddu, M.; Pulina, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 2, pp 180-190
Abstract

This paper aims at segmenting cruise passengers in order to identify passengers' profiles according to their behavior at destination. Through an integrated use of traditional survey instruments and of GPS technologies, a set of indicators for the analysis of passengers' mobility at destination is...

Author(s)
Cantis, S. de; Ferrante, M.; Kahani, A.; Shoval, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 52, pp 133-150

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