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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

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
Abstract

In addition to forming an important part of the nation's transport and drainage systems, the UK's network of inland waterways provides considerable social benefits from its use in recreation. Commercial recreation extracts some form of payment, for example cruising, which requires mooring licences...

Author(s)
Willis, K.; Garrod, G.
Citation
Regional Studies, 1991, 25, 6, pp 511-524
Abstract

This revised strategy includes the following sections: an updated resources catalogue listing water recreation facilities; details on sites of key regional significance; a review of current trends in participation in water sports; discussion of the progress made on the recommendations of the 1981...

Publisher
Nottingham, UK
Citation
Water recreation for the '90s. A review of strategy in the East Midlands., 1987, pp 79pp.
Abstract

The work of the Leisure and Tourism Division of the British Waterways Board, UK, is outlined and an explanation given of the ways in which the Board is seeking to promote and enchance those aspects of the waterways system which make it so attractive as a leisure resource. In 1984 new objectives...

Author(s)
Cotton, B.
Citation
Waterways, 1985, No. 144, pp 22-23
Abstract

Pleasure cruising and angling have been recognized amenity functions of waterways for many years. Landscaping and vegetation management have played a part in improving the canal environment, thereby adding greatly to the amenity value of waterways for the walkers and picnickers who use the canals...

Publisher
London, UK
Citation
Waterway ecology and the design of recreational craft. A paper to the British Waterways Board., 1983, pp 68pp.
Abstract

This study aimed to provide a basis against which policies for the financial support of water-based recreation could be assessed. Specific aims were to: (1) determine the total costs incurred nationally in each of several sports and recreations, showing the division between the costs borne by the...

Publisher
Hydraulics Research Station, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Financing of water-based recreation., 1982, pp 175pp.
Abstract

The publication contains a number of short articles focusing on the theme of rivers and their role in providing a setting for tourism and recreational activities. The articles cover tourism as a factor of sustainable development, and cruises and boat excursions on the St. Lawrence river in Canada;...

Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1992, 11, 3, pp 2-49

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