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YOUR RESOURCE FOR
THE OTHER INFORMATION
ABOUT THE CRUISE INDUSTRY
Persons Overboard, 1995 - 2019
and Environmental Violations and Fines, 1992-now
Ships that have Sunk, 1979 - 2012
Ships that have Grounded, 1972 - 2012
Disabling Accidents, Collisions, and Fires, 1990 - 2012
Illness Outbreaks on Cruise Ships:
(based on news, passenger, and official accounts)
Gastrointestinal Illness activity aboard Cruise Ships
(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
Getting a Grip On Cruise Ship Pollution (A report by CruiseJunkie from Friends of the Earth)
Politics of Environmental Activism: A Case Study of the
Industry and the Environmental Movement,” Sociological
Research Online, 12:2 (March), 2007
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
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
Death by Chocolate: What You Must Know
Before Taking a Cruise, Breakwater Books, 2001
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)