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The cruise experience is cocreated between local cruise suppliers (e.g., tourism attractions, ports, and transportation companies) and global cruise liners. Therefore, cruise suppliers' intention to continue delivering services to cruise lines is a key prerequisite for local value creation from ...

Author(s)
Madsen, E. L.; Wigger, K. A.; Vinogradov, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 205-216
Abstract

The cruise industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years and has become one of the most dynamic and fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. In light of this rapid growth, this study examined four dimensions of operational efficiency: occupancy rate and passengers carried per...

Author(s)
Lee, S.; Brezina, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 5, pp 1075-1086
Abstract

In this article we study the influences of esthetic, functional, and symbolic dimensions of design on attitude toward fjord cruise boats and intention to recommend using the product. Also, we argue for the importance of a product to blend in with the surroundings in which it is used - contextually...

Author(s)
Oklevik, O.; Nysveen, H.; Pedersen, P. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 9, pp 1187-1200
Abstract

Collective self-governance is gaining attention in the literature for maintaining the quality of key attractions and promoting sustainable tourism. The long-term success of collective self-governance is dependent on both its internal organization and its embeddedness in external state and non-state ...

Author(s)
Bets, L. K. J. van; Lamers, M. A. J.; Tatenhove, J. P. M. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 11, pp 1583-1599
Abstract

This paper examines assumptions that cruise tourists spend more if opportunities arise, and are likely to return later and make positive recommendations about a destination. Using data collected in 2012 and 2013 from cruise passengers landing at Bergen, Norway - which data includes patterns of...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 17, pp 44-49
AbstractFull Text

Web 2.0 allows firms to implement innovative forms of communication and cocreation with customers. Despite the value of social media for tourism, few researchers have analyzed the content strategies of cruise lines on Facebook and Twitter. This study contributes by introducing a new approach to...

Author(s)
Tiago, T.; Couto, J. P.; Tiago, F.; Faria, S. D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2017, 12, 3, pp 19-47
Abstract

Biosecurity measures are commonly used to prevent the introduction of non-native species to natural environments globally, yet the efficacy of practices is rarely tested under operational conditions. A voluntary biosecurity measure was trialled in the Norwegian high Arctic following concern that...

Author(s)
Rumpf, S. B.; Alsos, I. G.; Ware, C.
Publisher
Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
NeoBiota, 2018, No.37, pp 37-49
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This paper explores corporate values and their changes during stages of development for the prestigious, well-known historic Norwegian Coastal Voyage (Hurtigruten). Adopting a qualitative design, eight service managers were interviewed using in-depth interviews. The findings are organized into...

Author(s)
Skaalsvik, H.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 4, pp 471-487
Abstract

This article addresses knowledge management in governing vulnerable polar areas and tourism. Since the 1870s, Svalbard has been a cruise tourism destination. Due to less ice during the summer period, the number of tourists visiting the remote northeast corner of the archipelago has increased...

Author(s)
Nyseth, T.; Viken, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2016, 52, 1, pp 66-75
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of the paper is to examine the service branding process of the historic tourist attraction, the Norwegian Coastal Voyage (Hurtigruten). Design/methodology/approach - A qualitative design guided the research and the research instrument employed was semi-structured in-depth...

Author(s)
Skaalsvik, H.; Olsen, B.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 4, pp 446-461

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