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Cruises on the Portuguese Douro river have been growing at a much faster pace than overall outbound tourism to Portugal, suggesting that the river is part of a worldwide trend that has been organized by global cruise operators. A gravity model is used to analyse the main factors affecting the...

Author(s)
Gouveia, S.; Rebelo, J.; Lourenço-Gomes, L.; Guedes, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 8, pp 1679-1686
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present knowledge acquired through examining three cruise lines' social media strategies over a three-year period, analyzing the network structures involved and demonstrating the value of the STAR (storytelling, triggers, amusement and reaction) model for...

Author(s)
Tiago, F.; Couto, J.; Faria, S.; Borges-Tiago, T.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2018, 73, 4, pp 433-447
Abstract

Slow tourism provides a new approach to contemporary touristic practices by taking into account local populations, extending the length of stay at the destination, and making the tourist experience more fulfilling. The Douro is a rural region that could benefit from slow tourism practices. However, ...

Author(s)
Losada, N.; Mota, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2019, 11, pp 140-149
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

The cruise industry is responding to increasing demand for luxury travel by using more and larger luxurious cruise ships which are now arriving to main maritime ports and to a growing number of new terminals. So, it is important to understand if passengers are satisfied and if they intend to...

Author(s)
Zeferino, E. C.; Correia Loureiro, S. M.; Rita, P.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 2, pp 49-58
Abstract

This paper evaluates the satisfaction of cruise passengers visiting the Atlantic islands of the Azores Archipelago. It investigates the relationship between their satisfaction with the Azores and their behavioural intentions, not only with regard to repurchasing the cruise but also to the...

Author(s)
Silvestre, A. L.; Santos, C. M.; Ramalho, C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2008, 14, 1, pp 169-184
Abstract

This section contains seven papers which hypothesize about the likely impacts of the introduction of the Euro for the tourist industry in participating countries of the agreement. The opening paper details the open forum on tourism and the Euro of ETAG that was held on November 10 in Brussels. It...

Author(s)
Trindade, L.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The Euro and tourism. CEU/ETC Seminar, Royal Olympic Cruises Ship, Greece, 5-8 May 1998., 1998, pp 67-90
Abstract

The report analyses in detail the luxury tourism sector in France. An estimated 15.7% of the French population, or 8.7 million people can be described as 'elitist' in that they provide the demand for top of the range tourist products. The report assesses the demand generated by travellers using...

Author(s)
Dagnaux, M. C.; Granjon, N.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Dossier Espaces, 1990, No. 7, pp 111pp.

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