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Cruise tourism is on its way to becoming the new mass tourism and hospitality product. However, existing research on the sustainability of the cruise industry reveals that negative impacts often outweigh the positive. Criticism includes for example, unequal distribution of economic benefits,...

Author(s)
Römhild-Raviart, J.; Weeden, C.; Jarvis, N.; Pantelidis, I.
Publisher
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK
Citation
Hospitality and Society, 2019, 9, 1, pp 31-51
Abstract

The concept of cruise tourism should be examined given the rapid growth of this segment of travel worldwide. Rapid increases in cruise tourists and port construction have been observed in China, but systematic research on cruise tourism in China remains unavailable. Hence, this study conducts a...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Wang Sha; Guillet, B. D.; Liu ZhaoPing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 207-216
Abstract

Slow tourism provides a new approach to contemporary touristic practices by taking into account local populations, extending the length of stay at the destination, and making the tourist experience more fulfilling. The Douro is a rural region that could benefit from slow tourism practices. However, ...

Author(s)
Losada, N.; Mota, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2019, 11, pp 140-149
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From the popular 1970s television show The Love Boat, the modern cruise industry was born. Today's mega-ships are the size of small cities and, as with any city, are faced with a multitude of problems and challenges. Crime onboard ship is one of these problems. Criminal activity onboard cruise...

Author(s)
Panko, T. R.; Henthorne, T. L.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2019, No.20, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Passenger retention is undoubtedly one of the major challenges for cruise lines. Given that little is known about passengers' post-purchase behaviour in the luxury cruise sector, this study addressed this omission by empirically verifying the imperative role of motivations, values, image, desire,...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 7, pp 786-805
Abstract

Revenue management (RM) has received considerable attention from both academic and business professionals. It encompasses several techniques regarding capacity allocation, pricing, and resource management of fixed, time-sensitive capacity. RM can be roughly divided into two categories defined by...

Author(s)
Ayvaz-Cavdaroglu, N.; Gauri, D. K.; Webster, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 1, pp 104-120
Abstract

This research aims to study the moderating effects of cruise passengers' gender, age, education, and prior experiences on a Mediterranean port of call destination image formation and the influence that image and passenger satisfaction has on future behavioural intentions. The partial least squares...

Author(s)
Sanz-Blas, S.; Carvajal-Trujillo, E.; Buzova, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 133-141
Abstract

The current studies on cruise tourism lack an exploration of children's cruise experience. The aim of this article is to obtain a deeper understanding of children's cruise experience in the following phases: the pre-cruise decision and planning phase; the on-board engagement phase; and the...

Author(s)
Radic, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 237-252
Abstract

The cruise industry has faced the greening issue. The present research was designed to explicate cruise travelers' decision formation for choosing an environmentally responsible cruise product rather than a conventional cruise. To achieve the research purpose, we employed a norm activation theory...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Yu JongSik; Koo BonHak; Kim WanSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2019, 20, 1, pp 89-106
Abstract

For German-speaking tourists, an Oriental market (in Arabic: souq) is an exotic place representing the 'Otherness'. Referring to this Oriental context, the article aims to answer the following questions: What are the tourists' imaginaries and social narratives and what is the role that cultural...

Author(s)
Gutberlet, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2019, 19, 1, pp 110-137

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