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Original scientific paper

The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis

Juan Gabriel Brida   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0002-2319-5790 ; School of Economics and Management, Free University of Bolzano. Bolzano, Italy
Giacomo Del Chiappa   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0003-4318-0462 ; Department of Economics and Business Administration, (DiSEA), University of Sassari & CRENoS, Italy
Marta Meleddu ; Department of Economics and Business Administration (DiSEA), University of Sassari & CRENoS, Sassari, Italy
Manuela Pulina ; Department of Economics and Business Administration (DiSEA), University of Sassari & CRENoS, Sassari, Italy

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APA 6th Edition
Brida, J.G., Del Chiappa, G., Meleddu, M. & Pulina, M. (2012). The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis. Turizam, 60 (1), 29-42. Retrieved from https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771
MLA 8th Edition
Brida, Juan Gabriel, et al. "The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis." Turizam, vol. 60, no. 1, 2012, pp. 29-42. https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771. Accessed 15 Nov. 2019.
Chicago 17th Edition
Brida, Juan Gabriel, Giacomo Del Chiappa, Marta Meleddu and Manuela Pulina. "The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis." Turizam 60, no. 1 (2012): 29-42. https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771
Harvard
Brida, J.G., et al. (2012). 'The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis', Turizam, 60(1), pp. 29-42. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771 (Accessed 15 November 2019)
Vancouver
Brida JG, Del Chiappa G, Meleddu M, Pulina M. The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis. Turizam [Internet]. 2012 [cited 2019 November 15];60(1):29-42. Available from: https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771
IEEE
J.G. Brida, G. Del Chiappa, M. Meleddu and M. Pulina, "The perceptions of an island community towards cruise tourism: A factor analysis", Turizam, vol.60, no. 1, pp. 29-42, 2012. [Online]. Available: https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771. [Accessed: 15 November 2019]

Abstracts
This paper analyses residents’ perceptions toward cruise tourism development and its externalities. The research involved a primary data collection in Messina, during the summer peak of the cruise season in 2011. A correspondence analysis on the local residents’ perceptions shows that residents have an overall positive attitude towards cruise tourism development with respect to social, cultural and economic aspects. Nevertheless, they moderately feel that cruise activity has a negative impact on their wellbeing (i.e. increase in micro-crime; increase in road congestion) and the environment (i.e. increase in waste, pollution, congestion in recreational areas). Significant differences, based on residents’ characteristics, also exist in the perception and attitude towards cruise tourism development. Implications for policy makers are discussed and suggestions for further research are given.

Keywords
cruise; island; residents’ perceptions; correspondence analysis; MANOVA; Italy

Hrčak ID: 80771

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/80771

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