volume 1, issue 3, P186-207 2016
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-06-2016-0013
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Spyros Niavis, Georgios Vaggelas

Abstract: Purpose The significant benefits associated with cruise tourism have mobilized port industry, as progressively, a large number of ports are developing cruise operations. Although increasing cruise traffic is a major goal for cruise ports, homeporting constitutes a strategic target of the majority of ports due to its greater economic benefits for both the port itself and its hinterland. The establishment of homeport traffic in a cruise port is subjected to a variety of port internal and external factors. Takin…

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