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Passenger retention is undoubtedly one of the major challenges for cruise lines. Given that little is known about passengers' post-purchase behaviour in the luxury cruise sector, this study addressed this omission by empirically verifying the imperative role of motivations, values, image, desire,...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 7, pp 786-805
Abstract

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Abstract

The study of community has received increasing attention from researchers in recent years. This study examined community within the subculture of ocean cruising. Cruisers have made a conscious decision to lead a more satisfying and self-determined life on the ocean, often cutting all ties with the...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2008, 50, 4, pp 232-242
Abstract

People cruise for many different reasons. For cruise line management, understanding what these motives are, and specifically which segments have different motives, is extremely important in engineering appropriate on-board experiences and marketing efforts. Thus, the primary purpose of this study...

Author(s)
Petrick, J. F.; Durko, A. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 149-157
Abstract

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 purpose of this paper was to understand the effect of crisis communication on people's risk perception attitude, perceived safety, and cruise travel intentions. Specifically, this study was concerned with the emerging health issues of Norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships. A between-subjects...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.; Krieger, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 310-321
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations and constraints of cruising for the US and Chinese markets.

This chapter provides not only an explanation of the underlying motives and constraints of both US and Chinese cruisers, but also relevant information for the cruise industry to make decisions on how to create products/services and marketing materials to better retain current cruisers and to entice ...

Author(s)
Petrick, J. F.; Zou SuiWen; Hung Kam
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

We characterized activity patterns of large cruise ships in Southeast Alaska, where there is considerable overlap with aggregations of endangered humpback whales and where lethal ship-whale collisions have been reported. Using Automatic Identification System (AIS) data from 451 voyages representing ...

Author(s)
Webb, K. R.; Gende, S. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2015, 43, 1, pp 67-83
Abstract

The democratization of leisure cruising via Carnival Cruise Lines, from an elite option for the wealthy to an increasingly popular mass-market vacation for all, demonstrates the desire for an aesthetic of pleasure and accessibility that meshes particularly well with late 20th-century myths of...

Author(s)
Kolberg, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Consumer Culture, 2016, 16, 1, pp 3-21
Abstract

Cruisers have made a conscious decision to quit their land-based life to lead a more self-determined lifestyle. They own their own boats, live aboard, and are constantly on the move. An interpretive research paradigm was used to investigate this alternative lifestyle. Through in-depth,...

Author(s)
Lusby, C.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2010, 34, 1, pp 85-105

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