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Tourism in the Caribbean takes some of the region's natural economic handicaps, namely isolation, distance and insularity, and turns them into positive attributes. The Caribbean accounted for 46.8% of the worldwide cruise holiday capacity in 2004. Moreover, a survey by the Cruise Line Industry...

Author(s)
Logossah, K.
Publisher
Téoros, Universite de Que bec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2007, 26, 1, pp 33-39
Abstract

This is the last of seven papers in a feature on the grand trappings of tourism. It examines the history and development of the cruise industry, and gives details of the cruise ships (and their associated companies) that have been involved, years of operation, numbers of passengers and crew,...

Author(s)
Grenier, A. A.
Publisher
Téoros, Universite de Que bec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2008, 27, 2, pp 36-48
Abstract

This collection of eight papers focuses on the potential development of cruises and river tourism in France.

Author(s)
Grelet, J. M.; Crober, C.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2011, No.297, pp 7-46
Abstract

This collection of papers deals with the development of waterway-related tourism, covering, among others, river cruises, barge hotels, boating and water sports.

Author(s)
Grelet, J. M.; Caparros, P.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2010, No.284, pp 7-45
Abstract

The number of river cruises offered in France has more than doubled in the last ten years. While traditionally these cruises have been aimed at foreign customers, they are now attracting a growing number of French people, who see river cruises as a new way of discovering their own country. River ...

Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2003, No.207, pp 17-45
Abstract

This article discusses the epidemiology of illness and injury on cruises, primary activities of Health Canada's Cruise Ship Inspection Program and the success of the Vessel Sanitation Program in reducing the frequency of diarrhoeal disease outbreaks. Recommendations for cruise travel are presented.

Author(s)
Saginur, R.; Birk, H.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2005, 31, ACS8/9, pp 1-16
Abstract

This article describes various communicable (gastrointestinal diseases, influenza and other respiratory infections, legionellosis) and non-communicable diseases associated with cruise ship voyages. Precautionary measures for cruise ship passengers and crew members are given.

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2007, 82, 34, pp 305-308
Abstract

Background - On November 12, 2008, the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS) was informed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that giardiasis cases had been diagnosed among a group of US travellers returning from a riverboat trip in France. An investigation...

Author(s)
Viriot, D.; Golliot, F.; Basset, D.
Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2010, No.48, pp 494-496
Abstract

Seven papers are included in a feature on the grand trappings of tourism. The first is a brief presentation (Beaudet, G., Chicoine, M.; pp. 3-5) which introduces the topic, and also discusses the contents of the following 6 papers, all of which are noticed separately on CAB ABSTRACTS. The 6 main...

Author(s)
Beaudet, G.; Chicoine, M.; Fournier, C.; Bourdeau, P.; Augustin, J. P.; Grenier, A. A.
Publisher
Téoros, Universite de Que bec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2008, 27, 2, pp 3-48
Abstract

An outbreak of influenza A is reported among tourists who travelled to Alaska, USA, and the Yukon Territory, Canada, on 7 separate week-long cruises between 22 May and 28 June 1999, with reports of 428 cases of acute respiratory illness (ARI) being received by 29 June. Of 386 ill persons for whom...

Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 1999, 25, 16, pp 137-141

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