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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

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
Full TextCABI Book Info
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
Abstract

The cruise industry is witnessing a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about Chinese cruise tourists. This study examined Chinese tourists' cruising motivations and constraints using critical incident technique. Results revealed Chinese tourists were most motivated by new/novel/special...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen [Zou, S. W. S. ]; Migacz, S. J.; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 4, pp 577-582
Abstract

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

This study examined Chinese tourists' images and constraints towards cruising, and their influences on cruising desires/intentions. Both qualitative and quantitative methodologies were utilized. Based on an extensive literature review, semistructured interviews were conducted to determine...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 4, pp 347-364
Abstract

In recent years tourists have refused to leave cruise ships in China because of disputes with tour operators. These events have resulted in image problems for Chinese tourism and adverse economic effects for Chinese communities. It appears that no similar events have been reported in foreign...

Author(s)
Lyu FangYuan; Guo Ping
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 10, pp 108-115
Abstract

As the North American cruise industry matures and becomes increasingly competitive, both cruise lines and cruise destinations need to look for new ways to retain current customers and attract new tourists. Currently the literature lacks significant examination of destination image related to cruise ...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 172-180
Abstract

Ocean cruising is an increasingly influential form of tourism generating each year tens of millions of excursionist visits to ports-of-call. This inductive multi-methods research presents the ideal type mature "cruise shorescape" that emerges in ports-of-call within warm water pleasure periphery...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 24, pp 117-125

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