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THE OTHER INFORMATION
ABOUT THE CRUISE INDUSTRY
Persons Overboard, 1995 - 2020
and Environmental Violations and Fines, 1992-now
Known Illness Outbreaks on Cruise Ships:
(based on news, passenger, and official accounts)
Updates of Gastrointestinal Illness activity aboard Cruise
(CDC, 1994 --> present)
MARINE ACCIDENT REPORTS, 2000 - 2012
For a list of Marine Accident Reports see www.cruiseresearch.org/MAR.html
(updated as time permits)
Essays and Reports by CruiseJunkie
Cruise Junkie's Testimony Before the US Senate Ccmmittee on Commerce, Science, and Technology, July 24, 2013
Treacherous Waters: The Latest Bad Publicity for the Global Cruise Industry is Just the Tip of the Iceberg, from Foreign Policy Online
Cruise Junkie's Testimony Before the US Senate Ccmmittee on Commerce, Science, and Technology, March 1, 2012
The Cost of Cruising, Vancouver Observer, April 13, 2010
Getting a Grip On Cruise Ship Pollution (A report by CruiseJunkie from Friends of the Earth)
Cruising without a Bruising: Cruise Tourism and the Maritimes (A report by CruiseJunkie from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Cruise Junkie's Testimony Before the US Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, June 19, 2008
Politics of Environmental Activism: A Case Study of
the Cruise Industry and the Environmental Movement,” Sociological Research
Online, 12:2 (March), 2007
Charting a Course: The Cruise Industry, The Government of Canada, and Purposeful Development, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, September 2003
Cruising -- Out of Control: The Cruise Industry, The Environment, Workers, and the Maritimes, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, March 2003
Cruise Ship Blues: A Cruise "Junkie"
Exposes the Industry's Darkside, Shared Vision
Magazine, November 2002 -- Vancouver; Conscious
Choice Magazine, February 2003 -- Chicago; Whole
Life Times, March 2003 -- Southern California; The
New Times, July 2003 -- Seattle
Cruising Attitude: How About a Miami or LA Cruise on Your Next Long Weekend? (Reprinted from Doctor's Review, October 2001)
Jumping Ship: A Cruise Junkie Explains Why Doctors Should Think Twice Before Booking That Week at Sea (Reprinted from Doctor’s Review, April 2001 )
Books by Cruise Junkie
Paradise Lost at Sea: Rethinking Cruise Vacations, Fernwood Books, 2008
Cruise Ship Sqeeze: The New Pirates of the Seven Seas, New Society Publishers, 2005
Cruise Ship Blues: The Underside of the Cruise Industry, New Society Publishers, 2002
by Chocolate: What You Must Know
Before Taking a Cruise, Breakwater Books,
More Recent Publications
Chapters in Books
2018 “Dreams and realities: The cruise industry,” Tourists and Tourism (ed. S. Gmelch & A. Kaul), Chicago, IL: Waveland Press, pp. 247-258
2017 “Representation without taxation: The power and politics of the cruise industry,” Cruise Ship Tourism, 2nd Edition (R.K. Dowling & C. Weeden, ed.), Wallingford, UK: CABI, pp. 57-71
2017 “Passengers and Risk: Health, Wellbeing, and Liability,” Cruise Ship Tourism, 2nd Edition (R.K. Dowling & C. Weeden, ed.), Wallingford, UK: CABI (R. Klein, M. Lueck & J. Poulston), pp. 106-123
2015 “Safety, Security, Health and Social
Responsibility,” in Cruise Business Development -
Safety, Design and Human Capital (ed. A.
Papathanassis), Berlin: Springer Verlag, pp 3 – 15
2014 “Old Ships in New Bottles: Where Do Cruise Ships Go When They Get Old?” Cruise Tourism & Innovation: Improving Passengers’ Experiences (ed. A. Pappathanassis, M.H. Breitner, A. de Groot), Berlin: Verlag. pp. 185-198
2014 “The Cruise Industry’s Business Model: Implications for Ports,” Harboring Tourism: Cruise Ships in Historic Port Communities (ed. E. Avrami), New York: World Monuments Fund, pp. 46-51
2014 “Tensions Between Cruise Tourism and Land-based Tourism: The Case of Key West and Dubrovnik,” Harboring Tourism: Cruise Ships in Historic Port Communities (ed. E. Avrami), New York: World Monuments Fund, pp. 88-93
2013 “Envisioning Environmental Policy as Social Policy: The Case of the International Cruise Industry,” Environmental Policy as Social Policy – Social Policy as Environmental Policy: Toward Sustainability Policy, (ed. I. Wallimann), New York: Springer, pp. 181-196.
2013 “Opportunities for Market Development of Nautical Tourism in Europe,” Nautical Tourism (ed. T. Lukovic), London: CABI, pp. 201-224. (R. Klein, K. Božic, R. Dowling, P. Gibson, Z. Gržetic, A. Haahti, S. Horak, T. Lukovic, A. Papathanassis and S. Pekkala)
2012 “Sexual Crimes on Cruise Ships: A Historical Perspective on Security Issues for Passengers and Crew,” Tourism and Society: A Socio-Economic Perspective (ed. A. Pappathanassis), Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp. 141-151.
2010 “The Cruise Sector and Its Environmental Impact,” Tourism and the Implications of Climate Change: Issues and Actions, (ed. C. Schott), Bingley, UK: Emerald, pp. 113-130.
2010 “Cruises and Bruises: Safety, Security and Social Issues on Polar Cruises,” Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions: Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability (ed. M. Luck, P.T. Maher, and E. Steward), London: Earthscan Ltd., pp. 57-74.
Articles2018 “Overstating Cruise Passenger Spending: Sources of Error in Cruise Industry Studies of Economic Impact,” Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments 13:4 (in press). (Kayahan, VanBlarcom & Klein)
2017 “Adrift at sea: The state of research on cruise tourism and the international cruise industry,” Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments 12 2/3, pp. 199-209.
2016 “Troubled seas: The politics of activism related to the cruise industry,” Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments 11:2/3 (R. Klein & K. Sitter), pp. 147-160.
2015 “Introductory Note: ‘Long-Tail’ or ‘Fairy-Tale’? The case for scientific publishing on cruise,” Special Issue on Cruise Research, Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments 10:3/4, pp. 141-148 (A. Papathanassis and R. Klein)
2012 “In the Aftermath of the Costa Concordia Disaster,” Risk & Regulation 24 (Winter), pp. 4-5.
2012 “Different Streams in Cruise Tourism Research,” Special Issue on Cruise Tourism, Tourism, 60:1, pp. 7-13. (Introduction to the special issue which I edited)
2011 “Responsible Cruise Tourism: Issues of Cruise Tourism and Sustainability,” Special Issue on Cruise Tourism: Emerging Issues and Implications for a Maturing Industry, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 18, 103-112.2011 "Sex at Sea: Sexual Crimes on Cruise Ships," Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments, 7:2, 67-80. (Ross A. Klein and Jill Poulston)