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In addition to its positive effects, cruising tourism can also have longterm negative impacts on the environment and life of local population. This paper analyzes how the development of cruising tourism in Dubrovnik and some of its effects are perceived by its residents. Using the questionnaire...

Author(s)
Sindik, J.; Manojlović, N.; Klarić, M.
Publisher
Sveuciliste u Dubrovniku, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Ekonomska Misao i Praksa, 2017, 26, 1, pp 151-169
Abstract

This study examined Chinese tourists' images and constraints towards cruising, and their influences on cruising desires/intentions. Both qualitative and quantitative methodologies were utilized. Based on an extensive literature review, semistructured interviews were conducted to determine...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 4, pp 347-364
AbstractFull Text

While two other research outputs by the same author have looked at the (1) cruise holiday consumer's needs and perspectives regarding security and (2) whether demographic factors have an impact on individual's security perceptions, this current study is trying to delve even deeper and attempts to...

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2018, No.18, pp unpaginated
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The cruise industry has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the international tourism industry with tremendous growth potential. With the rapid expansion of the mainland cruise market, it is critical for cruise operators to understand the perceptions of mainland travelers toward the cruise...

Author(s)
Chan, E. A. H.; Mak, B. L. M.; Pan, S.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 518-523
Abstract

As the North American cruise industry matures and becomes increasingly competitive, both cruise lines and cruise destinations need to look for new ways to retain current customers and attract new tourists. Currently the literature lacks significant examination of destination image related to cruise ...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 172-180
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

Cruise tourism is a sector of the global tourism industry that is enjoying rapid growth. New itineraries and ports-of-call are developing to cater to the growing demand and attract growing market interest. The perceptions of local residents as a major stakeholder are crucial to determine the...

Author(s)
McCaughey, R.; Mao, I.; Dowling, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 403-408
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stakeholders' perceived gains and obstacles of cruise ship tourism development: the case of La Palma Island.

This chapter focuses on a case study of La Palma Island, Spain, to examine stakeholders' perceived benefits and obstacles in relation to cruise ship tourism development. Overall, these stakeholders do not perceive that cruise ship tourism's potential is currently being maximized. They agree that,...

Author(s)
Alonso, A. D.; Alexander, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The attitudes of local people are very important for the long-term development of tourism, which is particularly true for Dubrovnik, whose orientation on the cruise tourism is relatively new, but its consequences are already objective, and noticeable in the perceptions of the inhabitants. The main...

Author(s)
Lučić, I.; Sindik, J.; Manojlović, N.
Publisher
University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2017, 64, 2 Supplement, pp 54-60
Abstract

This research aims to study the moderating effects of cruise passengers' gender, age, education, and prior experiences on a Mediterranean port of call destination image formation and the influence that image and passenger satisfaction has on future behavioural intentions. The partial least squares...

Author(s)
Sanz-Blas, S.; Carvajal-Trujillo, E.; Buzova, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 133-141

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