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The Resource Cruise operations management, Philip Gibson, (electronic book)

Cruise operations management, Philip Gibson, (electronic book)

Label
Cruise operations management
Title
Cruise operations management
Statement of responsibility
Philip Gibson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Cruise Operations Management provides a comprehensive and contextualised overview of hospitality services for the cruise industry. As well as providing a background to the cruise industry, it also looks deeper into the management issues providing a practical guide for both students and professionals alike. A user-friendly and practical guide it discusses issues such as: The history and image of cruising How to design a cruise and itinerary planning Roles and responsibilities on a cruise ship Customer service systems and passenger profiles Managing food and drink operations onboard Health, safety and security Cruise Operations Management presents a range of contextualised facts illustrated by a number of case studies that encourage the reader to examine the often complex circumstances that surround problems or events associated to cruise operations. The case studies are contemporary and are constructed from first hand research with a number of international cruise companies providing a real world insight into this industry. Each case study is followed by questions that are intended to illuminate issues and stimulate discussion. The structure of the book is designed so the reader can either build knowledge cumulatively for an in-depth knowledge of managerial practices and procedures onboard a cruise ship, or they can 'dip in' and make use of specific material and case studies for use within a more generic hospitality or tourism learning context. * Comprehensive overview of hospitality services and operations written specifically for the cruise industry * Uses contemporary examples to illustrate the unique aspects of this industry providing a clear understanding of managing operations onboard * Flexible format enables readers to build knowledge cumulatively or jump in and make use of specific material within a hospitality or tourism learning context
Member of
Cataloging source
OPELS
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1955-
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Gibson, Philip
Dewey number
387.5/42068
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G550
LC item number
.G53 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The management of hospitality and tourism enterprises series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ocean travel
  • Cruise lines
Label
Cruise operations management, Philip Gibson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Contemporary Cruise Operations -- 2. Selling Cruises and Cruise Products -- 3. Maritime Issues and Legislation -- 4. Cruise Geography -- 5. Planning the Itinerary -- 6. Working on Board -- 7. Customer Service -- 8. Managing Food and Drink Operations -- 9. Managing Facilities -- 10. Health, Safety, and Security -- 11. Training and Learning on Board -- 12. Managing Integrated Operations
Control code
SCIDI474931134
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 178 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780750678353
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Cruise operations management, Philip Gibson, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Contemporary Cruise Operations -- 2. Selling Cruises and Cruise Products -- 3. Maritime Issues and Legislation -- 4. Cruise Geography -- 5. Planning the Itinerary -- 6. Working on Board -- 7. Customer Service -- 8. Managing Food and Drink Operations -- 9. Managing Facilities -- 10. Health, Safety, and Security -- 11. Training and Learning on Board -- 12. Managing Integrated Operations
Control code
SCIDI474931134
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 178 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780750678353
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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