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Cruise sector futures: Exploring growth‐related opportunities and challenges, 1st International Cruise Conference, 26–27 September 2008, Bremerhaven

Cruise sector futures: Exploring growth‐related opportunities and challenges, 1st International... Alexis Papathanassis Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences Philip Gibson University of Plymouth The 1st International Cruise Conference (1st ICC) took place in Bremerhaven (Germany) during the 26th and 27th of September 2008, and was organised by Professor Alexis Papathanassis. The conference was aimed at exploring the current and future challenges facing the ‘enthusiastically’ growing cruise sector. The conference is intended to be an annual, smallscale event, bringing together leading cruise tourism professionals and academics. Given the multidisciplinary and applied nature of the topic, particular focus is placed on detailed discussion and intense debate, allowing a maximum of 50 speakers and/or participants. During the two days, a variety of challenges, initiatives and ongoing research were presented, revealing a number of supply-related limitations. The totality of the various presentations served to highlight a broad range of important issues that have emerged, in part, as a result of the industry growth rates and, in many cases, also suggested opportunities for addressing problems. Despite representing a fairly small fraction of global tourism activity, the cruise sector has been experiencing a steady growth rate over the last years. In terms of passenger numbers, annual growth is estimated to be 7%. European source markets http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Tourism Research Wiley

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
ISSN
1099-2340
eISSN
1522-1970
DOI
10.1002/jtr.707
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Abstract

Alexis Papathanassis Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences Philip Gibson University of Plymouth The 1st International Cruise Conference (1st ICC) took place in Bremerhaven (Germany) during the 26th and 27th of September 2008, and was organised by Professor Alexis Papathanassis. The conference was aimed at exploring the current and future challenges facing the ‘enthusiastically’ growing cruise sector. The conference is intended to be an annual, smallscale event, bringing together leading cruise tourism professionals and academics. Given the multidisciplinary and applied nature of the topic, particular focus is placed on detailed discussion and intense debate, allowing a maximum of 50 speakers and/or participants. During the two days, a variety of challenges, initiatives and ongoing research were presented, revealing a number of supply-related limitations. The totality of the various presentations served to highlight a broad range of important issues that have emerged, in part, as a result of the industry growth rates and, in many cases, also suggested opportunities for addressing problems. Despite representing a fairly small fraction of global tourism activity, the cruise sector has been experiencing a steady growth rate over the last years. In terms of passenger numbers, annual growth is estimated to be 7%. European source markets

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International Journal of Tourism ResearchWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2009

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