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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 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 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
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Cover for The cruise industry: an industrial organization perspective.

This chapter analyses the cruise sector from an industrial organization perspective. The second section of the chapter deals with the nature of cruise economics, focusing on issues of scale and scope. It provides a rationale for pursuing large company size in the industry. The third section...

Author(s)
Papatheodorou, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sources and magnitude of the economic impact on a local economy from cruise activities: evidence from Port Canaveral, Florida.

Focusing on the case of Port Canaveral in Florida, USA, this chapter explores the nature and sources of the impact from cruises on a port's local and regional economy. It is concluded that the cruise industry's actual benefits to a port's regional economy are much lower than the perceived impact,...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Tramell, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for The structure and operation of coastal cruising: Australian case studies.

This chapter examines the structure, operation and future potential of coastal cruising activities. The chapter draws on a number of Australian examples to illustrate aspects of a framework of operational and activity structure, which has the capability of being applied in any coastal setting.

Author(s)
Reid, S.; Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cruise industry and Atlantic Canada: a case study.

This chapter presents a case study of the cruise industry in the four Atlantic Provinces of Canada. A brief history of the region is provided as a background to aid the reader in better understanding the position of the Atlantic Provinces in the cruise industry.

Author(s)
Chesworth, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism management in Europe: lessons from the biosphere reserves in Central and Eastern Europe.

This chapter examines the state of environmental practices in biosphere reserves in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia where sustainable practices have been proposed. In each case there is a review of the biosphere reserve structure followed by their current sustainable and ecotourism ...

Author(s)
Diamantis, D.; Johnson, C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism policy and practice in New Zealand's national estate.

Ecotourism policy development in New Zealand is investigated both in theory as well as in practice in relation to the government departments of conservation and tourism. It is concluded that the foundations for effective ecotourism in New Zealand are in place but that major problems are inherent in ...

Author(s)
Simpson, K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter

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