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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
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Cover for When one size doesn't fit all.

This chapter, which is based on a study conducted from December 2003 to March 2004 during the cruise season in Adelaide (South Australia), investigates passenger expectations, activities, spending and satisfaction levels while in a port that is a relatively new cruise destination. The implications...

Author(s)
Fanning, C.; James, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruising and the North American market.

This chapter outlines the trends in the cruise tourism segment of the North American market and suggests that growth will come from both repeat and new cruisers. It is also suggested that it is up to the cruise lines to maintain an excellent level of service and deliver an outstanding experience...

Author(s)
Miller, A. R.; Grazer, W. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What drives cruise passengers' perceptions of value?

This chapter highlights the relevance of the concept of 'perceived value' for the cruise industry. Specifically, it gives an overview on the concept and structure of perceived value, discusses perceived value's role in cruisers' repurchase decisions, and examines differences in the role of...

Author(s)
Petrick, J. F.; Li, X. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise sector policy in a tourism-dependent island destination: the case of Bermuda.

This chapter (i) describes the unique characteristics of Bermuda's cruise line industry and cruise sector policy; (ii) examines how this policy has evolved; and (iii) and discusses some of the factors that have driven, and continue to drive, this policy. The chapter highlights the community...

Author(s)
Teye, V. B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Looking ahead: the future of cruising.

This chapter presents a brief review of the cruise industry and what its future holds. It explores the future of cruise ships, passengers, destinations and types of cruises, and discusses several industry issues including sustainability, new innovations, accountability, safety and security.

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise tourism and organizational culture: the case for occupational communities.

Using a sociological perspective, this chapter introduces a cultural framework for identifying and understanding the attitudes and behaviour of 'hospitality workers' on cruise ships. The overall proposition is that cruise hospitality workers may form themselves into an 'Occupational Community',...

Author(s)
Lee-Ross, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruises, supranationalism and border complexities.

This chapter describes several geopolitical aspects of the cruise sector, including its political complexities, its similarity to the growth of tourism at international boundaries and the role of cross-border regional cooperation in tourism, especially as it pertains to cruises.

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise tourism: a paradigmatic case of globalization?

This chapter suggests that no other industry besides cruise tourism is more deeply rooted in, and dependent on, globalization processes. It shows that the cruise sector is almost completely controlled by transnational corporations and that as passengers and crew are global in scope, the ships...

Author(s)
Wood, R. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Disneyization of cruise travel.

This chapter explores the concept of 'Disneyization' on board certain cruise ships. It outlines the characteristics of such ships as being oriented around specific themes in which service employees are treated as 'emotional labour' where they are expected to shape their own emotions so as to evoke...

Author(s)
Weaver, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
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