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Cover for Nautical tourism in the Pacific.

This chapter discusses nautical tourism in the Pacific, specifically in the areas of marinas and cruising. Examined as case studies are the marinas in Australia and cruising in Vanuatu, Micronesia, Australia and New Zealand. The data presented in this chapter indicate that both cruising and yacht...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this exploratory study on cruise ship security was to understand cruise ship passenger's security perception; what level of security they expect as consumers and what minimum level of security they would be willing to accept. There were a total ten participants in this qualitative...

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2016, No.14, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This article investigates the emergence of two distinct segments in the global cruise market: the local passenger, who lives within the region that they cruise to take a cruise, and the long-haul cruise passenger, who flies from their region to take a cruise in another region. The research examined ...

Author(s)
Henry, J.; Hamlin, R.; Simpson, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 159-175
Abstract

Today, the cruise industry has become one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry with an ever increasing number of international ports-of-call welcoming cruise ships to their shore. Whereas once the cost of a cruise ship vacation included accommodation, meals, entertainment, and...

Author(s)
Thyne, M.; Henry, J.; Lloyd, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 177-187
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Cover for Sailing into stormy waters? Understanding the community impacts of cruise tourism growth in Akaroa, New Zealand.

This chapter reports on a study of community attitudes towards cruise tourism in the small harbour town of Akaroa, New Zealand. It presents the findings of a community survey, and reveals areas of concern, consensus and disagreement regarding the impacts of cruise tourism growth in the destination...

Author(s)
Shone, M. C.; Wilson, J.; Simmons, D. G.; Stewart, E. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The deployment of mega cruise ships is putting pressure on ports to redesign or construct new infrastructure. However, there is limited research which considers the media discourse surrounding this development over a longitudinal period. The aim of this paper is to explore how the media portrays...

Author(s)
London, W. R.; Moyle, B. D.; Lohmann, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 6, pp 615-633
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The concept of 'souvenir atmospherics' is examined as a means of enhancing souvenir merchandising in cruise tourism retail contexts. Cruise passengers on day port calls form a convenient group of highly motivated shoppers for the study of souvenir purchase behaviours in retail settings. Research...

Author(s)
Cave, J.; Jolliffe, L.; Thu Thi Trinh; Lemky, K.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 506-514
Abstract

This article reports on a study of community attitudes to cruise tourism in Akaroa, New Zealand. An important dimension of this study is the significant rate of growth in cruise arrivals over a short period of time as the result of the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes. Data were collected via a...

Author(s)
Wilson, J.; Shone, M. C.; Simmons, D. G.; Stewart, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 211-223
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is the lifeblood of many countries and destinations. Cruise tourism is a subset of that vital and fast-growing industry, and the tourism industry's future is plagued with many uncertainties, threats and challenges. However, the industry also presents many opportunities and possibilities....

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2017, No.17, pp unpaginated
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Cover for A sailor's life for me: an example of how one port of call has developed in the hope of meeting crew expectations.

This chapter outlines how Port Chalmers, New Zealand is catering for the needs of cruise ship crewmembers with respect to signage, shelter, transport, contemporary information about the destination, crew deals, crew-only tours, and access to common amenities.

Author(s)
Thyne, M.; Henry, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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