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The Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Managing High Arctic Tourism Sites: A Collective Action Perspective

Marta Bystrowska, Karin Wigger, Daniela Liggett
2017 Resources  
Our study indicates that the successful application of ICT depends on a high level of social capital, in particular norms, to guide interactions between ICT and network actors.  ...  Drawing on a case study of an expedition cruise operators' network in Svalbard, we explore how the use of ICT affects collective action and sustainable management of tourism sites.  ...  Expedition cruises search for solitude and avoid other ships to ensure a unique Arctic experience in Svalbard.  ... 
doi:10.3390/resources6030033 fatcat:xhyuymcskbbvzj237qvv2tggum

Harnessing testing strategies and public health measures to avert COVID-19 outbreaks during ocean cruises

Gerardo Chowell, Sushma Dahal, Raquel Bono, Kenji Mizumoto
2021 Scientific Reports  
Here we focus on the cruise industry which was hit early by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 40 cruise ships reporting COVID-19 infections.  ...  We apply mathematical modeling to assess the impact of testing strategies together with social distancing protocols on the spread of the novel coronavirus during ocean cruises using an individual-level  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Enrico Prunotto for helpful discussions on model development.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-021-95032-4 fatcat:5mam4u2h25fy5lvhxdr7loh3ee

Connected at Sea: The Influence of the Internet and Online Communication on the Well-Being and Life Satisfaction of Cruise Ship Employees

Aleksandar Radic, Antonio Ariza-Montes, Felipe Hernández-Perlines, Gabriele Giorgi
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Result show that while being onboard a cruise ship, employees experience strong social pressure to be constantly available and they fear of missing out on important information and life events.  ...  In addition, univariate variance analysis was used to address the effects of socio-demographic variables (years of service on a cruise ship, working department on a cruise ship, gender, age, educational  ...  Thus, if cruise ship companies provide ad libitum internet access to online social networks and communication, employees will enjoy a strong network of supportive family and friends that can help them  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17082840 pmid:32326093 pmcid:PMC7215407 fatcat:p7onekd52ngqnbbomsbdauilam

A social network analysis of interconnections among cruise ports

Uriel Armando Lopez Rodriguez, Sung-Hoon Park, Dong-Myung Kim, Gi-Tae Yeo
2021 Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics  
To fill this research gap, the current study carried out social network analysis (SNA) to inquire into cruise port interconnections and their influence on the operation of the entire Caribbean port network  ...  Despite the dominance of the Caribbean as the leading cruise destination in the world, research that focuses on the network of cruise ports in the region is limited.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by the 4th Educational Training Program for the Shipping, Port and Logistics from the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of Republic of Korea.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ajsl.2021.02.002 fatcat:3kkocf6hivenraylbt7oavmxaq

Cruise Tourism and Sustainability in the Mediterranean. Destination Venice [chapter]

Vincenzo Asero, Stefania Skonieczny
2018 Mobilities, Tourism and Travel Behavior - Contexts and Boundaries  
Venice special legislation on tourist cruises and the debate on cruise ships in the Venetian lagoon are examined to highlight critical factors and remedies.  ...  Much remains to be done to balance the rapidly growing demand for cruising against its negative environmental impacts on this fragile city.  ...  Hence, when big ships arrive to small destinations, phenomena of congestion arise causing impacts not only on environment but also on traditions and social behaviour of local residents.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.71459 fatcat:3wy5eki2pbas7g5t4g77fgjj2m

The Caribbean Cruise Ship Business and the Emergence of a Transnational Capitalist Class

Jeb Sprague-Silgado
2017 Journal of World-Systems Research  
capital such as with the cruise ship business.  ...  The shifting social relations and productive activities that undergird the cruise ship business have meant gains for some involved, most especially, transnational capitalists, and exploitative and contradictory  ...  activities, to various means of social control and surveillance on board cruise ships.  ... 
doi:10.5195/jwsr.2017.623 fatcat:aigc4sndmrfgplgxbgcrzkjr3m

Modeling Dynamic Network Strategies for SARS-CoV-2 Control on a Cruise Ship [article]

Samuel M Jenness, Kathryn S Willebrand, Amyn A Malik, Benjamin A Lopman, Saad B Omer
2020 biorxiv/medrxiv  
SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks have occurred on several nautical vessels, driven by the high-density contact networks on these ships.  ...  This model represented the dynamic multi-layer network structure of passenger-passenger, passenger-crew, and crew-crew contacts, both before and after the large-scale network lockdown imposed on the ship  ...  DISCUSSION In our model of SARS-CoV-2 on a cruise ship, we found that only extreme restrictions in social contact or idealistic clinical response strategies could fully avert a major COVID outbreak.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.08.26.20182766 pmid:32909009 pmcid:PMC7480061 fatcat:sxdca367irb6hfzy76hd7wq4ke

E-Cabin: A Software Architecture for Passenger Comfort and Cruise Ship Management

Paolo Barsocchi, Erina Ferro, Davide La Rosa, Atieh Mahroo, Daniele Spoladore
2019 Sensors  
As tourism in the cruise sector increases, ship owners turned their attention towards novel Internet of things solutions able, from one hand, to provide passengers with personalized and comfortable new  ...  A cruise ship is a concentrate of technologies aimed at providing passengers with the best leisure experience.  ...  /wiki/1054-peper-robots-on-cruise-ships).  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19224978 pmid:31731669 pmcid:PMC6891611 fatcat:oofqtu7375a43d7cqskpu7lbki

Sustainable Cruise Tourism in Marine World Heritage Sites

Lee K. Cerveny, Anna Miller, Scott Gende
2020 Sustainability  
Cruise-ship tourism is one of the fastest growing industry sectors, with itineraries that regularly visit marine parks and protected areas.  ...  Among the 45 respondents, 30 (67%) indicated that their MWH site hosts cruise ships or cruise ship passengers, and 25 sites have cruise ships that enter the protected area marine waters.  ...  Unlike protected site networks based on geographic proximity or shared resources, this partnership focuses on common interests and a desire to negotiate with the cruise lines as allies.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12020611 fatcat:bql3xy3zffehrbvgn23dpoinca

Advancing Sustainable Development and Protected Area Management with Social Media-Based Tourism Data

Katie K. Arkema, David M. Fisher, Katherine Wyatt, Spencer A. Wood, Hanna J. Payne
2021 Sustainability  
We tested and applied methods using social media as data on tourism in The Bahamas.  ...  Using this relationship, we predicted nearly 4 K visitor-days to the network of Bahamian marine protected areas annually, with visitation varying more than 20-fold between the most and least visited parks  ...  Fraction of stopover (white) and cruise ship (gray) visitors is based on Ministry of Tourism port statistics.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13052427 fatcat:m2i2edjyr5azxnmkrp6n4cu4wi

LNG to Power in the Romanian port of Constanta

Vasile Rata, Alin Hobjila, Liliana Rusu, E. Rusu
2019 E3S Web of Conferences  
The factors mentioned, directly affect shipping and cruising activities.  ...  In this context, our objective is to find solutions such as the one presented in this study.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was carried out in the framework of the project ACCWA (Assess ment of the Climate Change effects on the WAve conditions in the Black Sea), supported by M inistry of Research and  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/201910301007 fatcat:tvlnbiz4ubhxtov6u5nkdz5esm

Analysis of Bluetooth RSSI for Proximity Detection of Ship Passengers

Qianfeng Lin, Jooyoung Son
2022 Applied Sciences  
Concern about the health of people who traveled onboard was raised during the COVID-19 outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.  ...  The smartphone's Bluetooth RSSI signal is essential data for proximity detection.  ...  Generally, wireless networks are installed on newly built ships. The ship's wireless network covers the active area of the ship's occupants.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12010517 fatcat:gh6r5yv4dvhhjblrn5yunpkjkm

Page 352 of AIDS Care Vol. 20, Issue 3 [page]

2008 AIDS Care  
Future research may benefit from utilizing social identity theory to map social networks and identify nodes within the social network to most effectively deliver prevention interventions.  ...  The extent to which network structures either facilitate or impede the transmission of HIV and STIs, as well as the dissemination of prevention information, may de- pend on the location and proximity of  ... 

The role of port operations in the development of cruise tourism: The case of port of Antalya

Şirvan Şen Demir, Gonca Manap Davras, Havva Uzun
2016 Journal of human sciences  
The cruise tourism has an increasing demand in the recent years because cruise ship visitors both have an opportunity to see many countries and cities in a short time and have a vacation on a luxury ship  ...  In 2014, approximately 22 million tourist travelled with cruise ships in the World and 1.8 million cruise passengers came to Turkey.  ...  Network, 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.14687/jhs.v13i3.4267 fatcat:hntmzychavc2zfhtjwdlon6hne

Port Governance and Cruise Tourism

Alejandro Vega-Muñoz, Guido Salazar-Sepúlveda, Nicolás Contreras-Barraza, Lorena Araya-Silva
2021 Sustainability  
A limited studies set is identified, that includes governance model implementations, private strategies and internalization patterns in the port sector and cruise ships, patterns of port cooperation and  ...  governance, governance models in cruise ports, structures and strategies, and changes in the cruise market.  ...  Introduction In this paper, we aim to identify port system governance models that incorporate cruise tourism, cruise ship operations, cruise terminals, or passenger interactions as one of its strategic  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13094877 doaj:854fe340e8d540e3a07c2c5aa9594b99 fatcat:233az3upkvhuzcmzwlzjj3yvhi
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