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The maritime tourist market is among the most attractive areas of business. The article identifies the transformation trends in Gdynia and Gdańsk cruising traffic in the years 2000-2017. In recent years, the Baltic has become one of the most vibrantly developing key cruising markets. Up to the year ...

Author(s)
Palmowski, T.; Korneevets, V. S.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2018, No.3, pp 95-104
Abstract

We characterized activity patterns of large cruise ships in Southeast Alaska, where there is considerable overlap with aggregations of endangered humpback whales and where lethal ship-whale collisions have been reported. Using Automatic Identification System (AIS) data from 451 voyages representing ...

Author(s)
Webb, K. R.; Gende, S. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2015, 43, 1, pp 67-83
Abstract

Background: Despite growth in the number of cruises worldwide, evidence about diarrhea experienced by cruise ship passengers remains sparse. We investigated rates of diarrhea and related factors among passengers on world cruises departing from Japan. Methods: Targeting passengers on five world ...

Author(s)
Yamakawa, M.; Sasai, M.; Kasai, Y.; Tsuda, T.; Suzuki, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 23, pp 56-63
Abstract

Cruising ships generate a number of waste streams, including sewage, graywater, hazardous wastes, oily bilge water, ballast water and solid waste which poses a threat of discharges to the marine environment. The main goal of this paper is to presents all aspects of marine pollution as a result of ...

Author(s)
Šantić, L.; Vilke, S.; Grubišić, N.
Publisher
Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2011, 58, 5/6, pp 229-243
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to provide a better understanding of self-organised cruiser's expenditures, analysing the effect of city interface satisfaction (CIS) on total monetary impact on land (TMIoL) for cruisers travelling without touristic guide and investigating the size of cruise ships, such as ...

Author(s)
Vaio, A. di; Lepore, L.; Varriale, L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 12, 4, pp 385-406
Abstract

The spread of humanity across the Earth involved travel across the high seas, and until the advent of air travel, ships were the only way to cross the seas. The migration of humans also led to the spread of new diseases into nonimmune populations, with the introduction of pathogenic organisms or...

Author(s)
Kak, V.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp 345-353
AbstractFull Text

Tourism development launches growth of other complementary industries. River tourism, as a special selective tourism form, experiences intensive development, with an importance for all the regions through which the Danube, as an integral part of the Rhine - Main - Danube waterway, flows. During ...

Author(s)
Tešanović, D.; Vuksanović, N.; Kalenjuk, B.; Portić, M.
Publisher
Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Economics of Agriculture, 2015, 62, 2, pp 527-542
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Cover for Flags of convenience and the global cruise labour market.

This chapter investigates the issues concerning the registration of cruise ships in foreign countries using flags of convenience (FOCs). There are a myriad of reasons why shipping companies choose foreign flags over the flag of the state where ownership and operations are based, but in general the...

Author(s)
Terry, W. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In a market characterized by gigantism and the trend toward the Las Vegas resort concept, our paper seeks to analyze passenger satisfaction when faced with the dilemma of a wider array of facilities and services, but at the cost of a cruise "en masse". A sample of 105 thousand passenger ratings of...

Author(s)
Castillo-Manzano, J. I.; López-Valpuesta, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2018, 75, pp 116-118
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Round-the-world cruising: a geography created by geography?

This chapter begins with an overview of how world cruises, especially round-the-world (RTW) ones, fit into the overall cruise industry in terms of seasonality and ships dedicated to it. The RTW season of 2003-04 is examined to develop the theme that the ships operating RTW cruises define...

Author(s)
McCalla, R. J.; Charlier, J. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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