Cruises & Overtourism: Alexis’ Keynote during the Hamburg Cruise Days Business Deck Event

The overtourism phenomenon (or better collection of phenomena) is not new. The externalities of tourism have been extensively researched since the 70s!!! Nevertheless – and sadly enough – it has required a media-hype and a catchy term for those to be perceived as attention-worthy by the tourism and cruise sector. Perhaps the tourism and cruise […]

Cruises and Emissions… The Real Question is Simple! – Citation: “In absolute terms, the report said that Spain, Italy and Greece, closely followed by France and Norway, are the European countries most exposed to SOx air pollution from cruise vessels, while Barcelona, Palma (Maj) and Venice are the most impacted European port cities, followed by Civitavecchia and Southampton. These countries are more […]

SAVE THE DATE (13-15 June 2019): 6th International Cruise Conference

Dear all, It is a long time since we all got together. AND IT IS ABOUT TIME WE DO AGAIN!  The date for the 6th International Cruise Conference is set. It will take place between the 13-15th of June 2019 in Bremerhaven (Germany).  Download the call for papers here: More infos (e.g. conference programme, pricing, travel […]

PUBLONS: A Platform for Reviewer Effort Recognition… Finally!!

Over the last years, I have been regularly invited to act as a reviewer for various journals.  Peer reviewing is an essential element of scientific publishing, adding a layer of quality control to what is published and regarded as ‘scientific’.  In today’s digital world, considering the growth of open source publishing, and the proliferation of […]

NEW BOOK: Yellow Tourism – Crime and Corruption in the Holiday Sector

Our newest book is out.  This book, summarises the proceedings of the 1st Yellow Tourism Conference, which took place in Corfu (Greece) during April 27-29, 2017.  The aim of this inaugural conference was to create an interdisciplinary ‘research-space’ for understanding tourism-related corruption, whilst initiating the formation of a corresponding international network of tourism academics and […]

Book Performance: Cruise Tourism & Society

Since its online publication on November 14, 2012, there has been a total of 18,949 chapter downloads for our book Cruise Tourism & Society (Springer Verlag).  According to the publisher…  “This means your book was one of the top 25% most downloaded eBooks in the relevant eBook Collection in 2017”.  Congratulations to the editorial team and all […]

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