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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

Big world cruising is one of the strongest capital industries of the nautical tourism. For several decades it has been growing, which was not a common occurence in that period. It is particularly interesting to analyze the development of cruising at the time of world crisis that will most certainly ...

Author(s)
Asić, A.; Luković, T.; Kizielewicz, J.
Publisher
University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2015, 62, 4 Supplement, pp 97-103
Abstract

The cruise industry has evolved considerably and in recent years emerged to become one of the most rapidly developing segments of the global tourism industry, with millions of passengers cruising each year. On a global basis, the cruising sector is overwhelmed by North America. During recent years...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Feng XueGang; Gauri, D. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2014, 42, pp 71-84
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book provides an overview of the cruise industry covering a broad range of topics and issues. It has been written for a broad audience including students pursuing university and training programmes, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and finally...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Purpose: Cruise tourism is a dynamic, growing segment of tourism that has long ceased to represent a mere niche and is slowly but steadily entering the domain of mainstream tourism. Yet, cruise tourism represents a minor fraction of tourism-related literature and research (Papathanassis and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2017, 72, 1, pp 104-119
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise sector growth - prospects, challenges, responsibilities.

This chapter explores multiple relationships between the cruise sector today and its future development possibilities. The intention of this final chapter is not to provide a mere forecast or scenario of cruise sector growth, but rather to add some transparency with regard to the main principles,...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.; Vogel, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Growing evidence suggests that travel may serve as an effective intervention of subjective well-being (SWB). This study develops and empirically tests a psychological model that describes the links of travel experience and SWB. This study also compared the short- and long-term effects of the...

Author(s)
Lyu JiaYing; Mao ZhenXing; Hu Liang
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 2, pp 225-235
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

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