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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
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

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

Cruise tourism is an increasingly popular and profitable industry where cruise lines have positioned the cruise ship as the focal point of a vacation. This has led to speculation regarding the relative importance of the ship and the ports of call as the primary destination of cruise tourism. This...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.; Packer, J.; Ballantyne, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 4, pp 470-482
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 study experimentally examined the effects of expertness, source of accident, and compensation on the ratings of a cruise line's brand image and potential cruisers' intentions to purchase. Participants (n=213) were randomly assigned to one of eight experimental conditions presented as written...

Author(s)
Soulard, J.; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 197-205
Abstract

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

Maritime terrorism is a neglected area of research in tourism, particularly the use of scenario planning to understand potential threats to the cruise industry. Since the events of 9/11, terrorism, and the threat of terrorism, has become a major concern within the tourism industry. This article...

Author(s)
Bowen, C.; Fidgeon, P.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 7, pp 610-639
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The purpose of this exploratory study on cruise ship security was to understand cruise ship passenger's security perception; what level of security they expect as consumers and what minimum level of security they would be willing to accept. There were a total ten participants in this qualitative...

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, 2016, No.14, pp unpaginated
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

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