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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
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

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

Seasonality has long been regarded as a feature of the tourism industry. Many tourism destinations and relevant organizations are suffering from this phenomenon every year. Tourism seasonality is viewed as problematic but least understood by not only the academic community but also the domains of...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Wu XiaoRong; Feng XueGang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2015, 30, 5, pp 117-126
Abstract

Cruising as one of three basic types of nautical tourism has developed into one of the leading world corporative business. As a result of the constant development of the demand for cruising in the world market, great cruising corporations have developed. Their development has been accompanied by...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
Publisher
Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2008, 55, 5/6, pp 233-248
Abstract

This article identifies temporal differences in the factors that influence a cruise passenger's intention to cruise again in the short-, medium- and long-term. Using a sample of Australian cruisers, the reputation of a cruise line and indulging in interesting and different ship activities are found ...

Author(s)
Mahadevan, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 6, pp 1423-1430
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Cover for Cruising with pride: the LGBT cruise market.

This chapter provides critical insights into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cruise sector, gained through in-depth interviews with two Miami-based cruise corporations, four North American lesbian and gay tour operators, and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association....

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

Before the mid-twentieth century, cruises were largely the preserve of elites. However by 1970 there was a dramatic shift toward a predominantly middle-class customer base; this change generated a need to revamp menus to satisfy the tastes of a new type of client. The mass-market cruise lines that...

Author(s)
Lallani, S. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism History, 2017, 9, 2/3, pp 160-177
Abstract

This report looks at: the expansion of river cruise fleets; the major European and non-European rivers and their key attractions; the leading source markets for river cruise holidays (USA, Germany and the UK); the demographic profile of river cruisers; the economic factors affecting the river ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.4, pp 41 pp.

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