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This study contributes to the literature on the determinants of tourism spending on cruises at a microeconomic level, through the application of innovative methodologies framed within the machine learning literature. The objective is to study the distribution of the total expenditure of cruise...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Lanzilotta, B.; Moreno, L.; Santiñaque, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 62-68
Abstract

The cruise industry has become a significant component of the Uruguayan tourism economy in the last few years. The present study aims to provide a better understanding of the cruise industry by considering the expenditure of cruise ship passengers disembarking at the ports of call of Montevideo and ...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Bukstein, D.; Tealde, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 7, pp 684-700
Abstract

Passengers disembarking from cruise ships at ports of call have significant economic effects on the host destination. This paper studies the determinants of cruise passengers' spending while visiting two ports in Uruguay. Data from an official survey are used to investigate the likely determinants...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Fasone, V.; Scuderi, R.; Zapata-Aguirre, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 5, pp 1133-1143
AbstractFull Text

In the last years the cruise tourism has increased in Uruguay. In 2009/10 arrived 292.048 cruise passengers producing an average expenditure of U$S 61.05. The present study uses the cruise surveys of 2008/09 and 2009/09 to analyze the cruise passenger profile determining this expense level. We...

Author(s)
Risso, W. A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 3, pp 393-406
AbstractFull Text

The cruise industry has become a significant component of the Uruguayan tourism economy in the last few years. The present study aims to provide a better understanding of the cruise industry by considering the expenditure of cruise ship passengers disembarking in the ports of call of Montevideo and ...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Bukstein, D.; Tealde, E.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2012, 21, 5, pp 1190-1210
Abstract

The study aims to provide a better understanding of cruise travel from passengers' characteristics and experience in two ports of call in Uruguay. A multivariate market segmentation analysis was used, on the basis of 5151 survey data collected during the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons. A...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Scuderi, R.; Seijas, M. N.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 3, pp 209-222