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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

Cruise tourism is on its way to becoming the new mass tourism and hospitality product. However, existing research on the sustainability of the cruise industry reveals that negative impacts often outweigh the positive. Criticism includes for example, unequal distribution of economic benefits,...

Author(s)
Römhild-Raviart, J.; Weeden, C.; Jarvis, N.; Pantelidis, I.
Publisher
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK
Citation
Hospitality and Society, 2019, 9, 1, pp 31-51
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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

Cruising tourism in the world, as well as in The Republic of Croatia, has significantly increased. The increase in cruising ship traffic has a beneficial effect on the economy of The Republic of Croatia, and therefore on social satisfaction too. However, the intensification of cruising vessel...

Author(s)
Perić, T.; Oršulić, M.
Publisher
Ćira Carića 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Naše More, 2011, 58, 5/6, pp 219-228
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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

In the context of the more and more diversified concerns, regionally and globally, for a sustainable development and the rational and responsible management of the natural resources, the global market of cruise tourism represents one of the most complex and dynamic sectors of the world economy....

Author(s)
Mazilu, M.; Limbert, W.; Mitroi, S. R.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2015, 8, 1, pp 79-100
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Cover for Improving sustainable management of expedition cruise destinations in Australia: governance and management lessons from the Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley and Tasmania.

This chapter explores current challenges to managing expedition-style cruise activities from the perspective of destination sustainability through a comparative case study of three heritage destinations: the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in Queensland; the West Kimberley National Heritage...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Scherrer, P.; Walker, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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The subject of this book is the European nautical tourism market, which is later contrasted with research into cruising as a well-organized industry at a global level. In particular, European nautical tourism is compared to the developed world cruise markets in the Pacific. The book is divided into ...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book
Abstract

Cruise vacation is one of the fastest growing segments of tourism industry. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) reports that in 2017 nearly 26 million ocean cruise passengers were carried globally, which is expected to reach 27.2 million passengers in 2018. In terms of environmental...

Author(s)
Pakbeen, H.
Publisher
European Center of Sustainable Development, Rome, Italy
Citation
European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2018, 7, 3, pp 507-516
Abstract

Attractive cultural, historical and natural resources, development of the tourist and port infrastructure and good geographic position are the advantages of Dubrovnik as a cruise destination. Today, Dubrovnik is the fifth transit port on the Mediterranean, and the essential part on the itineraries...

Author(s)
Ban, I.; Peručić, D.; Vesna Vrtiprah
Publisher
Croatian Institute for Quality, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Business Excellence, 2018, 12, 2, pp 105-122

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