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Cruising is becoming a more popular form of tourism, leading to the increasingly sophisticated demand and expectations of cruise passengers and the growing number of young cruise passengers. Therefore, it is essential that cruise operators develop a thorough understanding of their customers and...

Author(s)
Le, T. H.; Arcodia, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 69, pp 102-112
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is China a new goldmine for cruise companies?

The objective of this chapter is to understand the current situation regarding cruising in China, based on research that has been undertaken since 2010, looking at the adaptation of products (routes, facilities) to meet the expectations of Chinese cruise passengers, as well as what these customers...

Author(s)
Mondou, V.; Taunay, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cruise tourism is an important segment in the world tourism market. Tourist motivation is one of the most studied topics in the tourist behaviour field. In this paper, cruising motivations of cruise passengers visited port of Karakoy, Istanbul were examined. The findings of the research indicate...

Author(s)
Harman, S.; Kaya, O.; Duran, E.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 475-487
Abstract

Despite substantial investments and promotional efforts in developing cruise tourism in Asia, cruise liner managers and marketers are given little indication concerning the effectiveness of their current marketing programs in driving consumer intentional behaviour. This study of a cruise liners'...

Author(s)
Chong KaLeong
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 2018, 18, 2, pp 110-123
Abstract

The purposes of this study were to develop a measurement scale for motivation to cruising and to examine the role of cruising motivation on intention to cruise. The motivation measurement scale was developed by following the procedures recommended by Churchill (1979). The scale was tested and found ...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 2, pp 386-393
Abstract

Passenger retention is undoubtedly one of the major challenges for cruise lines. Given that little is known about passengers' post-purchase behaviour in the luxury cruise sector, this study addressed this omission by empirically verifying the imperative role of motivations, values, image, desire,...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 7, pp 786-805
Abstract

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Abstract

This book examines the cruise industry from various perspectives, paying special attention to developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The six different parts of the book cover: (a) cruising today (chapters 1-6); (b) the history of cruising (chapters 7-8); (c) case studies of some cruise operations ...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Citation
The cruise experience: global and regional issues in cruising, 2004, pp xv + 247 pp.
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
Abstract

Recent research has explored the size and nature of the cruise ship industry and to a lesser extent the impacts of social interaction upon the experiences of individuals while cruising. However, there is little research that examines the performative aspects of social groups that form as a result...

Author(s)
Kriwoken, L.; Hardy, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2018, 21, 2, pp 161-177

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