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This book examines the cruise industry from various perspectives, paying special attention to developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The six different parts of the book cover: (a) cruising today (chapters 1-6); (b) the history of cruising (chapters 7-8); (c) case studies of some cruise operations ...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Citation
The cruise experience: global and regional issues in cruising, 2004, pp xv + 247 pp.
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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
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The subject of this book is the European nautical tourism market, which is later contrasted with research into cruising as a well-organized industry at a global level. In particular, European nautical tourism is compared to the developed world cruise markets in the Pacific. The book is divided into ...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book
Abstract

The main focus of this study is the Peninsular and Orient Steam Navigation Company (P&O) which has been one of the most active organisations in world and regional cruising in the 20th century. The first part deals with the establishment of P&O in the South Pacific and its move into cruising while...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 2, pp 2-14
Abstract

The cruise ship market, dominated as it is by North Americans cruising in the Caribbean, urgently needs to find new locations. The Asia Pacific region looks, on paper to be the most promising, but the explosive growth that some would like to see has not happened. This study examines why this should ...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1993, No. 5, pp 6-19
Abstract

Pacific governments seeking to expand national economies are increasingly looking to tourism to provide revenues. At the same time, companies that operate cruise ships are searching for new destinations for increasing numbers of larger, faster ships which they are launching to cater for steadily...

Author(s)
Macpherson, C.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2008, 49, 2, pp 185-197
Abstract

General trends in world tourism, and their likely impacts on tourism within the Pacific Rim, are discussed. Socioeconomic factors, developments in aviation, transportation infrastructure, recession and exchange rates; health and safety issues; and market segmentation, are all likely to have a...

Author(s)
Oppermann, M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pacific Rim tourism., 1997, pp 240-248
Abstract

The potential for growth in the Asian Pacific cruise industry is estimated. The performance of the cruise industry in this part of the world is compared with growth in other regions. The dominance of North American and European markets is noted. It is argued that the region's future growth will...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1999, No. 2, pp 1-20
Abstract

This supplement contains 9 articles which identify key issues in the development of travel and tourism. Home and away (pp.3-5) examines trends in tourist numbers and extrapolates some future trends, including growth in the Asian Pacific, South America and Eastern Europe. Flying visits (pp.5-7)...

Citation
Economist (London), 1998, 346, 8050, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Tourism-client needs have changed over the past years necessitating new alliances and differing structures. As a result, professional associations have emerged to research knowledge, competencies and skills for training provision. The Tourism Sport International Council exemplifies this reaction by ...

Author(s)
Kurtzman, J.; Zauhar, J.; Bedecki, T.; Nordin, I.
Publisher
Tourism Sport International Council, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Tourism sport endeavours - training implications. Prepared for presentation PATA/WTO Education Forum, Direction 2000, Hong Kong, April 2-3 1992., 1992, pp unpaged

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