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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary on the sustainability reports published by the two market leaders in ocean cruising industry. Design/methodology/approach: The paper begins with short reviews of the growing interest in the commitment to corporate sustainability and of...

Author(s)
Jones, P.; Hillier, D.; Comfort, D.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2017, 29, 1, pp 288-306
Abstract

Ocean cruising is an increasingly influential form of tourism generating each year tens of millions of excursionist visits to ports-of-call. This inductive multi-methods research presents the ideal type mature "cruise shorescape" that emerges in ports-of-call within warm water pleasure periphery...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 24, pp 117-125
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Purpose - In the face of newly industrialised nations, there is the tendency that there will be a shift or redirect of tourists from old tourism destinations to the newly industrialised ones. While there has been a consistent growth in cruising to the Caribbean, the question is whether the growth...

Author(s)
Pinnock, F. H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 127-137
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

Each year millions of people vacation aboard cruise ships, some carrying thousands of passengers and crew members. These ships are small, floating cities that offer many options for food and entertainment. However, just as in life ashore, passengers can be exposed to dangerous situations involving...

Author(s)
Baker, D.
Publisher
Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Citation
Rosa dos Ventos, 2013, 5, 1, pp 140-154
Abstract

In light of increasing global competition amongst international cruise destinations; growing demand for cruise tourism; and the lack of empirical studies on the "real" destination experience, satisfaction, and intentions to return and recommend (i.e., cruise destination loyalty), the current study...

Author(s)
DiPietro, R. B.; Peterson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2017, 18, 1, pp 41-60
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the opportunities and approaches needed to ensure the long-term sustainability of cruise companies as a source of employment for Caribbean nationals. Design/methodology/approach - The format is one of a concept paper and not a review of primary data ...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 1, pp 60-69
Abstract

The spread of humanity across the Earth involved travel across the high seas, and until the advent of air travel, ships were the only way to cross the seas. The migration of humans also led to the spread of new diseases into nonimmune populations, with the introduction of pathogenic organisms or...

Author(s)
Kak, V.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp 345-353
Abstract

The cruise industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years and has become one of the most dynamic and fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. In light of this rapid growth, this study examined four dimensions of operational efficiency: occupancy rate and passengers carried per...

Author(s)
Lee, S.; Brezina, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 5, pp 1075-1086
Abstract

The cruise line industry is one of the fastest growing travel sectors, and an industry with a high rate of repeat business. This study contributes to the understanding of potential repeat visitors by segmenting cruise tourists based upon their intent to cruise in the future. The purpose of this...

Author(s)
Paris, C. M.; Teye, V.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2011, 16, 5, pp 617-621

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