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Cozumel is an island that has been developed as a tourist destination and during the last 15 years tourism activity has been oriented to cruise tourism, which is the main driver of the island economy. Most of the cruise lines with operations in the Caribbean have arrivals to the island, and...

Author(s)
Gonzalez Damian, A.; Macias Ramirez, A. R.; Sepulveda Alcazar, M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheús-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2017, 11, 2, pp 29-53
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Up to this date, there are few articles that deal with the problems faced by cruise ship crew members. Furthermore, said problems, when dealt with, do not engage with the problems within a theoretical framework that might permit a better comprehension of the effects caused by these agents when they ...

Author(s)
García González, E. D.; González Damián, A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 4, pp 1089-1104
Abstract

"Aggressive hospitality" is an emergent phenomenon that is yet to be understood in the tourism field. This phenomenon involves social interaction between hosts and guests that imitates a hospitable encounter, but at the same time fails to demonstrate some characteristic(s) inherent to hospitable...

Author(s)
Sorokina, E.; Wang YouCheng; Cobos, L. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 8, pp 1043-1057
Abstract

Huatulco Bays, Mexico, is a relatively new tourist destination with great appeal due to its scenic beauty; however it is threatened by the yearly influx of cruise passengers. It is therefore important the creation of economic instruments and the implementation of policies to minimize the damage to...

Author(s)
Kido-Cruz, M. T.; Cuéllar-Río, M.
Publisher
Colegio Mexiquense, Zinacantepec, Mexico
Citation
Economía Sociedad y Territorio, 2010, 10, 32, pp 81-97
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The main objective was to determine the tourism carrying capacity (TCC) that can perform daily Chankanaab Natural Park, massive destination for cruise hikers that arrive to Cozumel island, Mexico. The hypothesis stated that the CCT has been surpassed in the holiday seasons. Cifuentes et al. (1999)...

Author(s)
Segrado Pavón, R. G.; Arroyo Arcos, L.; Amador Soriano, K.; Palma Polanco, M.; Serrano Barquín, R. del C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2015, 13, 1, pp 25-42
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Cover for Fantasy and reality: tourist and local experiences of cruise ship tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

This chapter explores the interface of fantasy and reality in cruise tourism by examining the cruise experience versus the realities of tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. The first part of the chapter discusses the constructed image of the community by the cruise operator for consumption ...

Author(s)
Sheridan, L.; Teal, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism.

This chapter reports on the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on the island of Cozumel, Mexico. It shows that cruise lines seek to maximize profits and increase passenger numbers with little regard to the wishes of Cozumel.

Author(s)
Sorensen, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The tourist destination of Cozumel has experienced in recent years a number of notable changes due to the various types of tourism developed in the town. Cruise tourism and diving are the segments that have been promoted over time and in recent years has begun a promotion of sports tourism. These...

Author(s)
Palafox-Muñoz, A.; Rosario Dzib Basto, A. del; Kauil-Fernandez, E.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2014, 8, 2, pp 326-339
Abstract

Reidenbach and Robin's Multidimensional Ethics Scale (MES), has been tested and employed in a number of applications. This study sought to test the ability of the MES to be extended to examine the ethical standards of cruise ship tourists in Alaska (USA) and Cozumel (Mexico). Based upon the...

Author(s)
Sheppard, V. A.; Fennell, D. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2009, 5, 4, pp 259-270
Abstract

The exceptional growth of whalewatching in Baja California Sur (BCS) and other parts of Mexico during the last 10 years motivated the design and implementation of a Mexican whalewatching law based on experiences in BCS. However, recent research in the Ensenada whalewatching area confirms that this...

Author(s)
Heckel, G.; Espejel, I.; Fischer, D. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Coastal Management, 2003, 31, 3, pp 277-296

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