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Cover for Is China a new goldmine for cruise companies?

The objective of this chapter is to understand the current situation regarding cruising in China, based on research that has been undertaken since 2010, looking at the adaptation of products (routes, facilities) to meet the expectations of Chinese cruise passengers, as well as what these customers...

Author(s)
Mondou, V.; Taunay, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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

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

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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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 Different travel markets: cruise tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) examines historical trends and changes that have occurred in the cruise industry; (ii) investigates the growth of the major luxury cruise lines; (iii) discusses the benefits and future trends of ocean cruising; and (iv) analyses the latest trends in ocean cruising that are designed ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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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

Purpose: Cruise tourism is a dynamic, growing segment of tourism that has long ceased to represent a mere niche and is slowly but steadily entering the domain of mainstream tourism. Yet, cruise tourism represents a minor fraction of tourism-related literature and research (Papathanassis and...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2017, 72, 1, pp 104-119
Abstract

This book examines the cruise industry from various perspectives, paying special attention to developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The six different parts of the book cover: (a) cruising today (chapters 1-6); (b) the history of cruising (chapters 7-8); (c) case studies of some cruise operations ...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Citation
The cruise experience: global and regional issues in cruising, 2004, pp xv + 247 pp.
AbstractFull Text

While two other research outputs by the same author have looked at the (1) cruise holiday consumer's needs and perspectives regarding security and (2) whether demographic factors have an impact on individual's security perceptions, this current study is trying to delve even deeper and attempts to...

Author(s)
Peter, C.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2018, No.18, pp unpaginated

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