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This chapter presents an overview of new trends in cruise tourism and addresses the question of whether there will be a change in the concept of cruise tourism so that it will better meet the needs of more postmodern tourists. The chapter focuses upon how the Norwegian Coastal Express (Hurtigruten) ...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 83-94
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Cover for The Norwegian Coastal Express: moving towards cruise tourism?

This chapter shows how the Norwegian Coastal Express, 'Hurtigruten', has developed from a form of transport with some seasonal tourism to a full-blown coastal voyage, and how it seems to be developing further in the direction of the cruise ship business. The chapter discusses what kind of tourism...

Author(s)
Sletvold, O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Expedition cruises.

This chapter describes the structure of the expedition-cruises adventure sector and presents case studies from South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula, Svalbard (Norway) and Papua New Guinea. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter