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Cruise passenger impacts on mobility within a port area: case of the Port of Barcelona

Author
Ros, S.; Pino, D.; Sauri, S.; Sanchez-arcilla, A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of tourism research
Date of publication
2018-03
Volume
20
Number
2
First page
147
Last page
157
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.2165 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/115462 Open in new window
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321441272_Cruise_passenger_impacts_on_mobility_within_a_port_area_Case_of_the_Port_of_Barcelona Open in new window
URL
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jtr.2165/abstract Open in new window
Abstract
Cruise tourism has grown rapidly worldwide over the past 30 years. This increase in cruise passengers has brought a set of economic, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts. In a port context, it is reflected in mobility problems with long waiting times and queues. To assess cruise passenger impacts, a mobility analysis was performed. The results of this analysis demonstrate the importance of the disembarkation operation. Passengers have to be moved in short periods of time. It is vital to org...
Citation
Ros, S., Pino, D., Sauri, S., Sanchez-arcilla, A. Cruise passenger impacts on mobility within a port area: case of the Port of Barcelona. "International journal of tourism research", Març 2018, vol. 20, núm. 2, p. 147-157.
Keywords
Cruise operation, Cruise passengers, Disembarkation, Mobility impacts, Modal distribution, Passenger flow
Group of research
BIT - Barcelona Innovative Transportation
LIM/UPC - Maritime Engineering Laboratory

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