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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

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

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

The modern leisure cruise industry is one of the most dynamic and profitable sectors of the global tourism industry. However, the cruise industry has entered a maturity stage in North America, the largest cruise market in the world, as growth of the new-to-cruise segment diminishes. Industry...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Kwortnik, R.; Gauri, D. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 71, pp 132-140
Abstract

Countless studies present measures of cruise passenger spending and make claims about economic impact; however, with careful examination the source of the disparity between reported findings and actual passenger spending can be discerned. Drawing on data for Halifax, Nova Scotia the study shows how ...

Author(s)
Kayahan, B.; Vanblarcom, B.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 193-203
Abstract

This article investigates the emergence of two distinct segments in the global cruise market: the local passenger, who lives within the region that they cruise to take a cruise, and the long-haul cruise passenger, who flies from their region to take a cruise in another region. The research examined ...

Author(s)
Henry, J.; Hamlin, R.; Simpson, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 159-175
Abstract

This paper discusses some recent changes in the expanding river cruise market. Europe has the leading role in the world river cruise market with nearly half the total berths available. The growth in popularity of less well-known rivers and an ongoing trend of thematic river cruises are pointed out. ...

Author(s)
Vojvodić, K.
Publisher
Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2008, 55, 1/2, pp 29-34
Abstract

Motivation is one of the greatest drivers of human behavior, yet travel motivation in the context of cruise tourism remains an understudied topic. Although a limited number of cruise specific studies focus on push (travel motives) and pull (destination attributes) factors, the push-pull...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 557-568
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
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214

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