Cruise Tourism and Society A Socio-economic Perspective /

The growth and increased popularity of cruises is accompanied by a number of sustainability issues concerning the environment, the port economies and societies; on board and at shore. The sustainability imperative ultimately leads to operational, economical as well as image-related challenges for th...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Papathanassis, Alexis., Lukovic, Tihomir., Vogel, Michael.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : 2012.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32992-0
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Summary: The growth and increased popularity of cruises is accompanied by a number of sustainability issues concerning the environment, the port economies and societies; on board and at shore. The sustainability imperative ultimately leads to operational, economical as well as image-related challenges for the sector's decision-makers and stakeholders. This collection of peer-reviewed papers, presented during the 3rd International Cruise Conference (Dubrovnik, Croatia), seeks to address those issues and contribute to their management in the mid-term.
Physical Description: XII, 204 p. online resource.
ISBN: 9783642329920