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Cover for Nautical tourism market suppliers on the European Atlantic coast.

This chapter examines the nautical tourism supply market in the European Atlantic Coast. It discusses: the geo-hydrographic features of the European Atlantic Coast; the main features of European Atlantic nautical tourism; the main features of the European Atlantic cruising industry ports; and the ...

Author(s)
Gržetić, Z.; Luković, T.; Božić, K.; Gibson, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise packages.

This chapter looks at how tour operators, through cruise packages and fly cruise options, have significantly influenced the development of the cruise industry. In particular, it describes and discusses the role of cruise-inclusive package holidays for the development of the British cruise market....

Author(s)
Cartledge, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human resource management in the cruise industry.

This chapter considers the human resource (HR) management function in the context of the cruise industry and reflects on practice as undertaken by P&O Cruises, a leading UK cruise brand. Thereafter, key issues such as dealing with a scarcity of labour, addressing staff retention, managing the...

Author(s)
Gibson, P.; Walters, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue contains nine papers and offers unique perspectives on consumer engagement across various settings such as sports tourism, cultural events, cruise tourism, visitor attractions and UNESCO world heritage sites. The studies provide insights into tourist engagement from different...

Author(s)
Taheri, B.; Hosany, S.; Altinay, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 463-661
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Cover for Cruise ships in the UK and North European market: development opportunity or illusion for UK ports?

Following an overview of the growth of the world cruise market and Europe's market share, this chapter explores the criteria used by cruise lines for port selection and the economic benefits of cruise tourism for transit ports. It is argued that cruise shipping is a valuable source of supplementary ...

Author(s)
Robbins, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Falkland Islands' tourism is evolving at an increasing pace. A record number of passengers, 23 497, visited the Islands during the 1999-2000 season. This rise was due to an increase in both the frequency of vessel visits and the average passenger capacity of vessels, with the number of luxury ...

Author(s)
Ingham, R. J.; Summers, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Aquatic Conservation, 2002, 12, 1, pp 145-152
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Cover for Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective.

This chapter examines the increasing importance of visual image in society and in tourism marketing, before looking at the portrayal of the Caribbean as a holiday destination. The chapter goes on to discuss the promotion of cruise tourism in the region with specific reference to the UK market and...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Lester, J. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This report discusses the emerging trend of, destinations, source markets, market players, and information sources of volunteer tourism and case studies of volunteer tourism providers. Volunteer tourism seeks to fulfill the desire of tourists to provide volunteer service as part of their holiday...

Author(s)
Bakker, M.; Lamoureux, K. M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.16, pp 1-47
Abstract

This paper outlines, in case study form, the technical and organisational infrastructure and operations of an Intranet-based management system developed by Airtours Cruise Division (UK), which cost-effectively streamlines the distribution of information, knowledge and money. With the introduction...

Author(s)
Jewell, G.; Williamson, B.; Kärcher, K.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 1999. Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 1999., 1999, pp 337-346
Abstract

This new travel industry directory brings together for the first time all the varied facets of both business and leisure travel in the UK. Intended for the regular business traveller and for all organizations and individuals associated with the travel industry, the directory contains some 7000...

Publisher
Air & Business Travel News, Potters Bar, UK
Citation
Air & business travel news travel industry directory., 1994, pp xxvii + 385 pp.

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