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The cruise industry has evolved considerably and in recent years emerged to become one of the most rapidly developing segments of the global tourism industry, with millions of passengers cruising each year. On a global basis, the cruising sector is overwhelmed by North America. During recent years...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Feng XueGang; Gauri, D. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2014, 42, pp 71-84
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
Abstract

Cruise tourism has expanded to the Asian region, using larger cruise ships to serve new targets. Therefore, ports are one of the most important factors involved. Thus, the objective of this study is aimed at investigating and comparing cruise port management systems between Phuket and Singapore,...

Author(s)
Monpanthong, P.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2018, 26, 4, pp 2787-2808
Abstract

Practice theories offer a new perspective on tourism, by not focussing on individual agents or social structures, but on social practices as the starting point for theorising and conducting research. Illustrated by the practice of Arctic expedition cruising, we discuss the basic premises of...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Duim, R. van der; Spaargaren, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2017, 62, pp 54-63
Abstract

Collective self-governance is gaining attention in the literature for maintaining the quality of key attractions and promoting sustainable tourism. The long-term success of collective self-governance is dependent on both its internal organization and its embeddedness in external state and non-state ...

Author(s)
Bets, L. K. J. van; Lamers, M. A. J.; Tatenhove, J. P. M. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 11, pp 1583-1599
Abstract

The five papers in this issue deal with relevant aspects of cruise tourism such as the current diversity of cruise products; Chinese consumers' awareness about cruise tourism; and the development of and strategies for cruise tourism in the Arabian Gulf as well as on the Danube, particularly in...

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 9-100
Abstract

This study examines the growth and development of the cruise industry in the Arabian Gulf in light of global cruise tourism trends. In the last decade, Arabian Gulf countries have actively promoted diversification of their economies and tourism was pinpointed as an important area for economic...

Author(s)
Karolak, M.
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 61-78
AbstractFull Text

More than thirty years, after the metamorphosis of the cruise industry from an expensive type of vacation for the elite to an affordable alternative for the mass market, cruise shipping records high rates of growth. The Greek cruise market has been liberalized since 1999, when the Regulation of the ...

Author(s)
Stefanidaki, E.; Lekakou, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 91-105

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