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The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Cruise passengers' expenditures in the city ports are an important economic incentive for local tourism and related industry sectors. A complex evaluation of the volume and structure of cruise passengers' expenditures contributes to further development of the tourism and travel-related services,...

Author(s)
Marksel, M.; Tominc, P.; Božičnik, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 4, pp 890-897
Abstract

The price composition of the cruise product is described by a high level of complexity, since it incorporates both tourist and transport dimensions. Despite that research on cruise sector is advancing, the international literature still lacks of studies focusing explicitly on the composition of ...

Author(s)
Niavis, S.; Tsiotas, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 98-110
Abstract

New marketing trends in the service context show that the physical environment is an important driver of how consumers of services (or products) are immersed in an overall consumption experience. Few studies, however, have focused on this issue in the tourist sector, and even fewer in the specific...

Author(s)
Risitano, M.; Sorrentino, A.; Quintano, M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2017, 7, 4, pp 289-308
Abstract

Cruise tourism has grown rapidly worldwide over the past 30 years. This increase in cruise passengers has brought a set of economic, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts. In a port context, it is reflected in mobility problems with long waiting times and queues. To assess cruise passenger...

Author(s)
Chaos, S. R.; Roca, D. P.; Marchán, S. S.; Conejo, A. S. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 2, pp 147-157
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The study on cruise tourism is necessary due to the increasing demand for this relatively new form of tourism, one of the megatrends of tourism development. This paper analyzes the main indicators of the global cruise tourism, highlighting the trends in cruises and the evolution of the cruise...

Author(s)
Tuță, L.; Micu, C.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice, Universitatea de Științe Agricole Și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2015, 17, 4, pp 1-6
Abstract

Although Bermuda has to date managed to achieve equilibrium between tourism and coral reef conservation, this delicate balance may be threatened by the growth and changing face of the tourism industry. This may result in negative impacts on the coral reefs and services provided by this valuable...

Author(s)
Beukering, P. van; Sarkis, S.; Putten, L. van der; Papyrakis, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecosystem Services, 2015, 11, pp 76-86
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Cover for Cruise ships and protected areas in the marine biome: an analysis of tourism in the Brazilian context.

This chapter examines the relationship between the activities of cruise ships and the tourist destinations located in environmentally protected areas in Brazil. Based on a bibliographical and documental study, this chapter analyses the current scenario and the challenges with respect to two main...

Author(s)
Botelho, E. S.; Fraga, C.; Vilani, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Slow tourism provides a new approach to contemporary touristic practices by taking into account local populations, extending the length of stay at the destination, and making the tourist experience more fulfilling. The Douro is a rural region that could benefit from slow tourism practices. However, ...

Author(s)
Losada, N.; Mota, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2019, 11, pp 140-149
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A sailor's life for me: an example of how one port of call has developed in the hope of meeting crew expectations.

This chapter outlines how Port Chalmers, New Zealand is catering for the needs of cruise ship crewmembers with respect to signage, shelter, transport, contemporary information about the destination, crew deals, crew-only tours, and access to common amenities.

Author(s)
Thyne, M.; Henry, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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