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This report looks at: the expansion of river cruise fleets; the major European and non-European rivers and their key attractions; the leading source markets for river cruise holidays (USA, Germany and the UK); the demographic profile of river cruisers; the economic factors affecting the river ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.4, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

The study looks at the land use implications of pleasure cruising on the River Thames and examines the planner's role and the different approaches adopted to control the level of activity on the river. By considering the organizational, strategic and local planning aspects of cruising, it puts...

Author(s)
Slater, J.
Publisher
Oxford Polytechnic., UK
Citation
Planning for pleasure cruising on the River Thames., 1976,
Abstract

During the 1980s the River Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal in the UK saw seen their role as a freight traffic route change to that of a leisure and tourism resource. This report provides data about present pleasure boating usage patterns and demands on the Severn Waterways. It aims to ...

Publisher
Rickmansworth, Herts, UK
Citation
Planning and Research Paper - British Waterways, 1990, No. 39, pp 16pp.
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
Abstract

A study was conducted to examine usage of the River Trent in England. The main objectives of the survey were to: assess the type and frequency of cruise trips by type of boat; determine the likes and dislikes of boaters on the river and obtain suggestions for improvement; and ascertain the age...

Author(s)
UK, British Waterways
Publisher
Rickmansworth, Herts, UK
Citation
Planning and Research Paper - British Waterways, 1990, No.35, pp 46pp.