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Cruise tourism is an increasingly popular and profitable industry where cruise lines have positioned the cruise ship as the focal point of a vacation. This has led to speculation regarding the relative importance of the ship and the ports of call as the primary destination of cruise tourism. This...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.; Packer, J.; Ballantyne, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 4, pp 470-482
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Cover for Cruising with pride: the LGBT cruise market.

This chapter provides critical insights into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cruise sector, gained through in-depth interviews with two Miami-based cruise corporations, four North American lesbian and gay tour operators, and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association....

Author(s)
Jarvis, N.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This report looks at: the expansion of river cruise fleets; the major European and non-European rivers and their key attractions; the leading source markets for river cruise holidays (USA, Germany and the UK); the demographic profile of river cruisers; the economic factors affecting the river ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.4, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

One of the reasons why women participate in long-term ocean cruising is because of relationship commitments. During 1992-99 and 2000-03, ethnographic studies informed by the traditions of symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, ethnomethodology, and feminist inquiry were conducted with Western...

Author(s)
Jennings, G. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 2, pp 177-193
Abstract

Each year millions of people vacation aboard cruise ships, some carrying thousands of passengers and crew members. These ships are small, floating cities that offer many options for food and entertainment. However, just as in life ashore, passengers can be exposed to dangerous situations involving...

Author(s)
Baker, D.
Publisher
Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Citation
Rosa dos Ventos, 2013, 5, 1, pp 140-154
Abstract

This study examines the role of perceived firm innovativeness in forming cruise travelers' experience and perceived luxury value. Based on a literature review, perceived firm innovativeness was expected to have positive effects on cruise travelers' experience related to education, entertainment,...

Author(s)
Hwang JinSoo; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, Suppl. 1, pp S101-S128
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Cover for Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry.

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of health-related crises within the cruise industry and offers empirical recommendations for both practitioners and scholars. This chapter is divided into 3 parts: the first part briefly reviews the relevant concepts and definitions, the second part...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study examines the roles of brand community and brand differentiation in the context of the luxury-cruise market. Employing a brand community integration scale, an online survey was conducted with 300 luxury-cruise customers in the USA. The results of structural equation modelling provided six ...

Author(s)
Shim ChangSup; Kang SeongJin; Kim InSin; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 14, pp 1489-1509
Abstract

The cruise industry is the fastest growing leisure market in the world. As an essential component, the cruise market in China has been growing rapidly over recent years with the introduction of favorable government policies, new cruise terminals, and increased cruise awareness of customers....

Author(s)
Fan, D. X. F.; Qiu HanQin; Hsu, C. H. C.; Liu ZhaoPing [Liu, Z. P. G. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2015, 11, 4, pp 461-480
Abstract

This study examines (1) which cruise experience induces the recollection of the cruise trip, (2) the role of recollection in cruisers' future behaviors, and (3) the moderating roles of photo purchases and interactions with other cruisers in the formation of recollection. This study analyzed an...

Author(s)
Kang JuHee; Manthiou, A.; Kim InSin; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 9, pp 1286-1308

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