Cruise

July 7th, 2013
Cruise

Cruise ports and the development of a related research agenda have been at the core of the discussions during the 11th Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) that met in Marseilles France. Looking 'beyond the box', PortEconomics members Thanos Pallis and Jean-Paul Rodrigue presented to PPRN members the themes of a research agenda focusing on cruise ports that initiated a discussion and great interest in developing several research initiatives. The cruise shipping industry has witnessed uninterrupted growth over the last 30 years to...
May 27th, 2013
Cruise

PortEconomics cellebrated the European Maritme day 2013, which was established in May 2008 by the European Commission and gives the opportunities for activities promoting the martime sector. PortEconomics co-director, and MedCruise secretary general, Thanos Pallis discussed the potential of the cruise sector in Greece, presenting a study entitled 'Greek Ports & Cruise: An opportunity to benefit the Greek economy' during the Conference "European Maritime Week: Current Trends and Challenges Ahead" that organised by the Jean Monnet...
January 10th, 2013
Cruise

PortEconomics member Jean-Paul Rodrigue was interviewed by the Atlantic Cities website (www.atlanticcities.com) about cruise ports, an interview based on a recent research conducted with PortEconomics co-director Theo Notteboom on the "geography of cruises". When we think of cruises, most of us consider the luxury ships themselves as the attraction — not the ports they visit. Jean-Paul and Theo studied cruise itineraries from all over the world and found that companies pay a great deal of attention to port selection as a means of...
October 11th, 2012
Cruise

PortEconomics member Jean-Paul Rodrigue and Porteconomics co-director Theo Notteboom presented their latest research on the geography of cruise itineraries,, during the annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists - IAME 2012, that was held in Taipei, Taiwan. In the past decades, the cruise industry developed into a mass market using large vessels and adding more revenue generating passenger services onboard. It is a highly concentrated business both in terms of players (i.e. four players accounting for 96%...
December 18th, 2011
Cruise

Dr George Vaggelas delivered an invited presentation at the Regional Seminar Tourism and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean that was held in Genoa on 12-14 of December 2011. George's presentation Cruise tourism: Economic benefits, sustainable development and port-city relations included facts regarding the importance of cruise tourism as an economic generator for the local economies, the potential impact of cruise on sustainability issues as well as the value of port-city relationships for increasing the attractiveness of a city as a...
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