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This book explores the theory, issues, impacts and management considerations surrounding the growing industry of cruise tourism. It begins by giving an overview of the cruise industry, followed by chapters focusing on the increasing demand for cruising. It presents case-studies of specific countries, including the Antarctic, Caribbean and Alaska before reviewing the economic, social and environmental impacts of cruise tourism. It concludes by exploring predictions for the future of the industry.
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Ross K. Dowling is at Edith Cowan University, Australia.Review:
"It provides a rich blend of the theoretical and conceptual with practical approaches to the management, development and operation of cruise tourism...a valuable addition to the body of knowledge on cruising." (Annals of Tourism Research)
"Indeed, the text is the first of its kind to begin addressing such an important area within today's tourism industry and this volume arrives at a pivotal time in the history of cruise ship tourism. This text is an excellent source that brings together some of the most prominent researchers in the field, which provides an effective blend of international perspectives. The variety of topics covered within the chapters constitutes one of the strenghts of this volume as they give an effective overview of the important issues related to cruise ship tourism....a valuable source for all stakeholders in and students of the cruise ship tourism industry." (Roberto D. Altobelli Tourism Analysis)
"The book is effective in delivering [a] substantial amount of information without overwhelming the reader. ...a valuable resource for all stakeholders in and students of the cruise ship tourism industry." (Roberto D. Altobelli, AUT University, New Zealand)
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