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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book on cruise tourism has been written for a broad audience including students, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and government agency employees. Part I (chapters 1-5) introduces the industry and some of its underpinning aspects, including...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Antarctic cruise industry.

This chapter outlines the growth of cruise tourism in Antarctica. It describes the highly concentrated spatial distribution of Antarctic tourism, examines the background of Antarctic cruise tourists, and discusses the environmental impacts of Antarctic tourism.

Author(s)
Bauer, T.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cruising industry.

An overview is presented of the growth of the global cruise industry, as well as the current demand and supply situation. Also highlighted are the major cruise lines, cruise destinations and cruise products. The economic, social and environmental impacts of cruise tourism are then discussed, as...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in destination communities.

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture,...

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments.

This chapter outlines various approaches to the environment and tourism, then describes how the community in Gascoyne, a World Heritage Region in Western Australia, views tourism development and how it impacts on the local natural environment and social fabric. It is concluded that the future of...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Off the beaten track: a case study of expedition cruise ships in south-west Tasmania, Australia.

This chapter presents a case study of planning and management of expedition cruise ships to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It is argued that scoped research on environmental impacts should play a pivotal role in determining whether expedition cruise ships should be granted permits to ...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Kriwoken, L. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruising north to Alaska: the new 'gold rush'.

This chapter presents an account of the economic growth of the Alaskan cruise industry and its socioeconomic and environmental impacts.

Author(s)
Ringer, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A shifting tide: environmental challenges and cruise industry responses.

Based on an analysis of cruise lines' response to the challenges of wastewater, hazardous waste, solid waste, and oily bilge water, this chapter suggests that the major cruise lines have done much to respond to the challenge of preserving the environment on which their business depends. It argues...

Author(s)
Sweeting, J. E. N.; Wayne, S. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental policy challenges for the cruise industry: case studies from Australia and the USA.

This chapter suggests that the cruise industry inevitably affects the marine environment and requires some form of regulation to guide its activities and procedures. It examines the debate over industry self-regulation and voluntary guidelines versus command-and-control regulation. Using two case...

Author(s)
Dobson, S.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism.

This chapter reports on the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on the island of Cozumel, Mexico. It shows that cruise lines seek to maximize profits and increase passenger numbers with little regard to the wishes of Cozumel.

Author(s)
Sorensen, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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