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This report looks at: the expansion of river cruise fleets; the major European and non-European rivers and their key attractions; the leading source markets for river cruise holidays (USA, Germany and the UK); the demographic profile of river cruisers; the economic factors affecting the river ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.4, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of the study was to examine the relative importance of corporate social and environmental responsibility (CSER) in comparison to standard, price, duration, destination, brand and disruption using choice-based conjoint analysis (CBC). Design/methodology/approach - CBC was used...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.; Font, X.; Stanford, D.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 1, pp 31-43
Abstract

Maritime terrorism is a neglected area of research in tourism, particularly the use of scenario planning to understand potential threats to the cruise industry. Since the events of 9/11, terrorism, and the threat of terrorism, has become a major concern within the tourism industry. This article...

Author(s)
Bowen, C.; Fidgeon, P.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 7, pp 610-639
Abstract

Anticipation in the cruise sector is nothing new, and passengers are most likely to have to wait for their trips after purchase. Anticipation theory has shown that levels of anticipation will initially be high after purchase then decrease, rising again before the event takes place. Extant research...

Author(s)
Sharples, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 243-251
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

Purpose - The aim of this study is to examine cruise destination branding as a new resource for a region to promote an area as a differentiated cruise destination. The authors specifically study how the perceived brand awareness of a destination moderates the relation between cruisers' motivation...

Author(s)
Lemmetyinen, A.; Dimitrovski, D.; Nieminen, L.; Pohjola, T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 4, pp 245-286
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Purchasing attributes for cruise passengers.

This chapter analyses the fundamental product or service characteristics that inform cruise customer choices. The data presented were retrieved using conjoint analysis to better estimate the relative importance of attributes and reduce social desirability bias, from 441 questionnaires collected...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.; Font, X.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Despite a growing interest in the well-being of cruise ship labor, very little is known in this area. This exploratory study seeks to investigate the strategies that front-line hospitality workers are able to negotiate and attach meaning to in this consumptive work experience. Twenty in-depth...

Author(s)
Dennett, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 231-241
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nautical tourism market suppliers on the European Atlantic coast.

This chapter examines the nautical tourism supply market in the European Atlantic Coast. It discusses: the geo-hydrographic features of the European Atlantic Coast; the main features of European Atlantic nautical tourism; the main features of the European Atlantic cruising industry ports; and the ...

Author(s)
Gržetić, Z.; Luković, T.; Božić, K.; Gibson, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter

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