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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
Abstract

The main purpose of this study was to test cruise line customers' responses to risk and crisis communication messages addressing health-related incidents on cruise ships. This study used norovirus infections as the context and the Risk Perception Attitude framework as the conceptual foundation. An...

Author(s)
Liu-Lastres, B.; Schroeder, A.; Pennington-Gray, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 849-865
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry.

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of health-related crises within the cruise industry and offers empirical recommendations for both practitioners and scholars. This chapter is divided into 3 parts: the first part briefly reviews the relevant concepts and definitions, the second part...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Cruise tourism has become more popular. Long-term personal contact, complex population flows, a lack of medical care facilities, and defective infrastructure aboard most cruise ships is likely to result in the ship becoming an incubator for infectious diseases. In this paper, we use a cruise ship...

Author(s)
Zhang Nan; Miao RuoSong; Huang Hong; Chan, E. Y. Y.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 12, pp 38790
Abstract

This paper presents recent rates of acute gastroenteritis on cruise ships, obtained using analysis of 2008-2014 data submitted by cruise ships sailing in U.S. jurisdiction (defined as passenger vessels carrying ≥13 passengers and within 15 days of arriving in the United States). Laboratory data was ...

Author(s)
Freeland, A. L.; Vaughan, G. H., Jr.; Banerjee, S. N.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2016, 65, 1, pp 1-5
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Passengers and risk: health, wellbeing and liability.

This chapter explores 3 issues that may explain some possible causes of dissatisfaction among cruise ship passengers: illness outbreaks (e.g. Norovirus infection transmitted via food or person-to-person transmission), onboard crime (e.g. theft, assault and sexual assault), and health services...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Lück, M.; Poulston, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The cruise industry is the fastest growing segment of the travel industry. Concurrent with its growth is the challenge of mitigating the risk associated with illness outbreaks onboard ships. Norovirus is the leading cause of shipboard illnesses. This study examined the efficacy of the protection...

Author(s)
Fisher, J. J.; Almanza, B. A.; Behnke, C.; Nelson, D. C.; Neal, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 75, pp 10-17
Abstract

In April 2017, several travelers with acute gastroenteritis on a cruise ship were reported. We conducted an investigation to identify the pathogen, mode of transmission, and risk factors. We searched and classified case-patient according to structured case definition, and collect date of the onset, ...

Author(s)
Qi Li; Xiang XinZhi; Xiong Ying; Ling Hua; Shen HuangCheng; Deng WenWen; Tang WenGe; Shen Tao; Li Qin
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 12, pp 2823
Abstract

This article reports on the use of an ATP bioluminescence technique (SystemSURE II luminometer and UltraSnap swabs) to evaluate the effectiveness of cleaning post-disembarkation following 2 Norovirus outbreaks on a cruise ship. Post-cleaning data generated after both outbreaks are summarized. Based ...

Author(s)
Shiplee, V.; Johnson, A.
Publisher
Institute of Food Science & Technology, London, UK
Citation
Food Science & Technology , 2014, 28, 1, pp 28-29
Abstract

Objective: Managing an outbreak of gastroenteritis (GI) on board a cruise ship while minimising disruption to passengers' on board and shore visit activities is difficult. For this reason it is important to understand the complex patterns of transmission in a closed community. We describe the...

Author(s)
Vivancos, R.; Keenan, A.; Sopwith, W.; Smith, K.; Quigley, C.; Mutton, K.; Dardamissis, E.; Nichols, G.; Harris, J.; Gallimore, C.; Verhoef, L.; Syed, Q.; Reid, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2010, 60, 6, pp 478-485

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