Comprehensive profiles of two dozen cruise lines, a study of cruises by their geographic itineraries, and an insidera s view of cruise sales, marketing, and operations make this the only guide needed for learning how to succeed in the cruise industry. The content has been written in a magazine-style manner, making it easy and fun to read. And the author has applied a number of educational strategies, lending to Cruisinga s easy learning manner.
Interdisciplinary in nature, this analysis elicits an examination of states' relationship to the maritime regulatory structure governing ship ownership, management and operations, cruise lines' business strategies, development of port communities to capture cruise-related revenue, changing leisure consumption patterns and meanings, and the employment of foreign migrant workers as seafarers.
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.
This study was prepared by marine engineer Dr. Manuel Butler as part of a consultancy under the supervision and with the contribution of the UNWTO Tourism Trends and Marketing Strategies Programme and the Regional Programme for the Americas.
Used by 35,000 North American travel agents and considered the "bible of the cruise industry," "Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships 2009" rates 280 ships cruising the world's oceans and waterways.
What's really included in your cruise fare? What cabins are the best—and the worst? What cruise line has the largest standard cabins, even at the lowest price levels? Which cruise line's ships have rock-climbing walls?—Fodor's The Complete Guide to Caribbean Cruises, 2nd Editionanswers all these questions and many more.
From A. Class to Zodiac, this cruise dictionary contains the latest terms, phrases, acronyms and jargon used in the cruise and tourism industries. For more serious readers -- including those with a professional interest in all aspects of the cruise industry -- the volume seems to become the definite reference book.
Packed with statistics, histories, lists, prices, and photographs, this guide delves into the details of more than 280 cruise ships. The pros and cons of voyages and ports of call are summarized with star evaluations and every detail is scrutinized. From shipboard menus and daily activity programs to physical details and recreation opportunities, every aspect of cruise vacations is weighed.
This book familiarizes readers with all of the important aspects of selling cruise vacations—from basic nautical terminology to shipboard life, world itineraries, and key resources that can help future agents market and sell cruises effectively.
This book provides an overview of types of tourism, and common themes studied in courses to allow undergraduate students to become familiar with a wide range of tourism topics at a foundation level, allowing them to make an informed decision about their future studies and career. Popular subjects like urban tourism, festivals and events and heritage and cultural tourism are covered.
The book covers the various types of cruises (fly cruising, cruise & stay, special interest cruises for example), the types of ships (design to green issues) and the motivation of passengers (quality versus price). Contents: Cruising in context; A history of cruising; Market aspects; Cruising areas; Design philosophies; The economics of cruising; Anatomy of a cruise; The ecology of cruising; Niche cruising; The future.
Focusing on liner details from the 1930s to the present day, this book traces the 19th century origins of cruise ships before outlining their evolution during the latter half of the 20th century into some of the world's most specialised vessels.