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This special issue on cruise tourism consists of five articles covering the following topics: the overstating of cruise passenger spending and economic impact; collaboration in local value creation from cruise arrivals; the political ecology of cruise tourism; identity construction among ...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Klein, R. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 189-251
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

This thesis presents the marine community concept as a new analytical lens for studying environmental governance of maritime activities. A marine community is a community of socio-economic and policy actors and institutions organised around a certain maritime activity that influences or will be...

Author(s)
Bets, L. K. J. van
Publisher
Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Marine communities: governing oil & gas activities and cruise tourism in the Arctic and the Caribbean, 2017, pp x + 207 pp.
Abstract

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
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

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
AbstractFull Text

This paper reports research on a service development study carried out on the prestigious Norwegian Coastal Voyage (NCV), also known as the Hurtigruten, which is the brand name. The primary research instrument employed in the research was in-depth interviews with service managers and service...

Author(s)
Skaalsvik, H.; Johannessen, J. A.
Publisher
International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2013, 6, 1, pp 53-73
AbstractFull Text

This paper reports on a study on service recovery carried out on the prestigious Norwegian Coastal Voyage (NCV) or the Hurtigruten which is the brand name. The exploration is based on a collection of 51 service failure incidents of which 16 were recovered by the service provider. This paper...

Author(s)
Skaalsvik, H.
Publisher
International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 4, 2, pp 157-179

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