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Cruise shipping in Tasmania: A symbol of prosperity or pain?

Hardy, A ORCID: 0000-0003-1461-2967 2020 , 'Cruise shipping in Tasmania: A symbol of prosperity or pain?', in CS Ooi and A Hardy (eds.), Tourism in Tasmania , Forty South Publishing, Hobart, pp. 31-40.

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Abstract

Cruise shipping remains the subject of much debate in Tasmania and is a highly emotive issue. To some it is a symbol that Tasmania has ‘made it’ as a tourism destination. To others, it is cause for great concern as it symbolises mass tourism and has a variety of negative impacts. This chapter will explore these debates by assessing the environmental, social and economic impacts of cruise shipping in Tasmania, both positive and negative. It concludes with a number of recommendations, with a view to reaching an amenable middle ground.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Hardy, A
Keywords: cruise shipping, tourism, destination branding, Tasmanian tourism, sustainable tourism, economic impacts of tourism, ecological costs of tourism, social costs of tourism
Publisher: Forty South Publishing
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Copyright 2019 Anne Hardy

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