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Cover for Tourism and destination communities.

This introductory chapter reviews tourism issues in host communities, and the meaning of community from some geographical and social anthropological perspectives.

Author(s)
Shalini Singh; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The context of ecotourism policy and planning.

This introductory chapter sets the context of ecotourism policy and planning by reviewing issues pertaining to: tourism and sustainability; the goals of tourism plans; and the levels of tourism planning.

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.; Fennell, D. A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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 Chapter Info
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
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Cover for Cruise guide star-rating systems: a need for standardization.

This chapter looks at four cruise ship guidebooks, highlighting their different methods of quality assessment of a ship. It then proposes a simple, standardized system for ship selection that could be used by any potential cruise vacationer.

Author(s)
Swain, R. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sixteen ways of looking at an ocean cruise: a cultural studies approach.

This chapter takes a cultural studies approach to understanding the ocean cruising phenomenon and investigates the different methodologies for understanding the economic, semiotic and psychoanalytic theory of cruising.

Author(s)
Berger, A. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The changing geography of cruise tourism in the Caribbean.

Given the overall picture of the growth of cruise tourism in the Caribbean, this chapter analyses the geography of these cruise arrivals in terms of ports of origin and destination ports and shows how the patterns have changed over time.

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A geographical overview of the world cruise market and its seasonal complementarities.

This chapter describes the three main macro-geographical areas of cruise tourism (North and Central America, Europe, and 'the rest of the world') and their seasonal complementarities. The chapter shows how complex the world cruise market is in its geographical dimensions.

Author(s)
Charlier, J. J.; McCalla, R. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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