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This study investigated specialization theory [Bryan, H. (1979). Conflict in the great outdoors. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Publishing Company; Bryan, H. (2000). Recreation specialization revisited. Journal of Leisure Research, 31, 18-21] in ocean cruisers. Cruisers have quit their jobs and traded...

Author(s)
Lusby, C. M.; Autry, C.; Anderson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2015, 57, 4, pp 273-283
Abstract

The viability of continental Europe as a cruise destination and the potential for river cruising in Europe are discussed. Statistical data on cruise passengers for Italy, Germany, Spain, France, the UK, the Mediterranean and other European countries are provided.

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.2, pp 1-39
Abstract

Background: Piracy has been threatening international sea trade and creating risk for crews and passengers worldwide. The problem is largely confined to the Somalia coast, West Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia. The targets are merchant ships, cruising yachts, and passenger ships with...

Author(s)
Nikolić, N.; Missoni, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 313-321
Abstract

Objective: To investigate whether the Victorian mandatory personal flotation device wearing regulations that came into effect on 1 December 2005 reduced drowning deaths among recreational boaters in Victoria, Australia. Design: A retrospective population-based 'before and after' study using...

Author(s)
Bugeja, L.; Cassell, E.; Brodie, L. R.; Walter, S. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Injury Prevention, 2014, 20, 6, pp 387-392
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 19 chapters, focus on infectious risks associated with particular type of leisure activities, such as water recreation, camping, gardening, playing sport, interacting with pet and non-pet animals, receiving body modifications, mountain climbing, international travel and ...

Author(s)
Schlossberg, D.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp xv + 411 pp.
Abstract

This report examines and analyses the international yachting sector. It describes what is meant by yachting tourism, analysis its current and future market and economic performance; identifies trends in terms of economics, destinations and markets; and identifies key factors and changes that...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.11, pp 1-45
Abstract

Humans are transforming the coastal and marine tourism environment at an ever-increasing rate. Concurrently, the multiple amenities and natural resources of coastal zones and the reality of population growth contribute to omnipresent tourism user conflicts. This results in social, wicked, and super ...

Author(s)
Miller, M. L.; Auyong, J.; Szuster, B. W.; Needham, M. D.; Orams, M. B.; Wilks, J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2017, 12, 3/4, pp 139-263
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Nautical tourism has emerged towards the end of the second millennium, as a new kind of tourism with a strong maritime component. Its development has immediately been characterised by a continuous growth at high development rates. In the first stage, it has not been followed by adequate scientific...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
Publisher
Utilus Business School, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica Nova, 2007, 1, 2, pp 155-167
Abstract

This collection of papers deals with the development of waterway-related tourism, covering, among others, river cruises, barge hotels, boating and water sports.

Author(s)
Grelet, J. M.; Caparros, P.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2010, No.284, pp 7-45
Abstract

Objective: Managing an outbreak of gastroenteritis (GI) on board a cruise ship while minimising disruption to passengers' on board and shore visit activities is difficult. For this reason it is important to understand the complex patterns of transmission in a closed community. We describe the...

Author(s)
Vivancos, R.; Keenan, A.; Sopwith, W.; Smith, K.; Quigley, C.; Mutton, K.; Dardamissis, E.; Nichols, G.; Harris, J.; Gallimore, C.; Verhoef, L.; Syed, Q.; Reid, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2010, 60, 6, pp 478-485

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