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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
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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

Cruise tourism is a fast-growing segment of the tourism industry that generates substantial benefits to port cities. This study explores strategic aspects of cruise lines' itinerary planning, and models the determinants of their lengths of stay in ports, based on extensive observations of network...

Author(s)
Chen, J. M.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 73, pp 55-63
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Cover for Cruise itinerary planning.

This chapter aims to analyse the design factors and process related to cruise itinerary planning. To achieve this, the chapter first discusses the design elements of a cruise itinerary and the ways in which they can be used for creating various types of cruise itineraries. The chapter proceeds by...

Author(s)
Sigala, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of cruising.

This chapter identifies the social, environmental and economic impacts expected when cruise ships visit a port. It also addresses the range of environmental management and visitor management issues that relate to the ships and their passengers, and suggests how ports and cruise lines can reduce...

Author(s)
Manning, E. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

As one of the most developed and profitable segments in the entire tourism and hospitality sector, the cruise industry serves millions of cruise passengers each year. Annual passenger data from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) indicated an estimation of 21.3 million passengers in...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Wu XiaoRong; Feng XueGang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2015, 30, 11, pp 111-121
Abstract

Even if safety in the shipping industry improved significantly over the last decades, by novel design and construction techniques, driven by technological, cultural and regulation improvements, recent passenger ship accidents emphasized that significant safety challenges still remain. The modern...

Author(s)
Vairo, T.; Quagliati, M.; Giudice, T. del; Barbucci, A.; Fabiano, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Safety Science, 2017, 97, pp 120-133
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Cover for Core cruise operator processes and systems: overview and challenges.

This chapter introduces the generic process architecture of a cruise operator and the systems that support those processes. The generic processes include: cruise product planning; cruise component supplier contracting; cruise pricing; content production and publishing; distribution and selling;...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise packages.

This chapter looks at how tour operators, through cruise packages and fly cruise options, have significantly influenced the development of the cruise industry. In particular, it describes and discusses the role of cruise-inclusive package holidays for the development of the British cruise market....

Author(s)
Cartledge, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Itinerary planning.

This chapter explores the parameters that go into the planning of a cruise ship's itinerary. These parameters include cruise ship type, cruise duration, cruise style, port locations, destinations, and passenger characteristics. A short case study of the Australia and New Zealand summer cruise is...

Author(s)
Henry, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter

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