• "Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels." (Nikos Kazantzakis)

  • "Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity." (Aristotle)

  • "If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" (Albert Einstein)

Books & Book Contributions

  

CRUISE SHIP TOURISM (Edited Book) 

  • Papathanassis, A. (2017).  ‘Oceans Apart’: Bridging the Gap between Academic Research and Professional Practice in Cruise Tourism.  In R.Dowling & C.Weeden (Eds.), Cruise Ship Tourism, 2nd Edition, Oxfordschire: CABI Publishing.  145-158

 CRUISE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (Edited Proceedings Book) 

  • Papathanassis, A. Ed (2016).  Cruise Business Development:  Safety, Product Design and Human Capital.  Heidelberg: Springer Verlag
  • Papathanassis, A.  (2016). ‘Stranded at sea’: Exploring passengers’ reactions during incidents at sea.  In A.Papathanassis (Ed.), Cruise Business Development:  Safety, Product Design and Human Capital.  Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.  29-49
  • Mantel, L. & Papathanassis, A. (2016).  Cruise passengers' willingness to pay for sustainable cruises.  In A.Papathanassis (Ed.), Cruise Buisiness Development: Safety, Product Design and Human Capital. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.  191-213

  

CRUISE TOURISM & INNOVATION (Edited Proceedings Book) 

  •  Papathanassis, A. , Breitner, M.H. & DeGroot, A. Eds (2014).  Cruise Tourism & Innovation:  Improving Passengers’ Experiences and Safety.  Berlin: Logos Verlag

NAUTICAL TOURISM (Textbook)

  • Haahti, A. , Pekkala, S. , Lukovic, T., Bozic, K. & Papathanassis, A. (2013).  Nautical Tourism Market Suppliers in the Baltic and Arctic Regions.  In T.Lukovic (Ed.), Nautical Tourism. Oxford: CABI Publishing. 107-139
  • Klein, R. , Bozic, K , Dowling, R , Gibson, P. , Grzetic, Z. , Haahti, A. , Horak, S. , Lukovic, T. , Papathanassis, A. & Pekkala, S. (2013).  Opportunities for Market Development of Nautical Tourism in Europe.  In T.Lukovic (Ed.), Nautical Tourism. Oxford:  CABI Publishing. 201-224

 

 CRUISE TOURISM & SOCIETY (Edited Proceedings Book)

  • Papathanassis, A. , Lukovic, T. & Vogel M. (2012).  Cruise Tourism and Society:  A Socio-Economic Perspective. Heidelberg: Springer  

 

IHR KURS ZUR KREUZFAHRT-KARRIERE: WILKOMMEN AN BOARD (Cruise Career Guide)  

  • Fahr, D. , Papathanassis, A. & Milde, C.P. (2012).  Ihr Kurs zur Kreuzfahrt-Karriere: Willkommen an Bord!  Norderstedt:  BoD Verlag

 

CRUISE MANAGEMENT: INFORMATION & DECISION-SUPPORT SYSTEMS (Edited Proceedings Book)     

  • Papathanassis, A. , Breitner, M. , Schoen, C. & Guhr, N. Eds (2011).  Cruise Management:  Information & Decision Support Systems.  Wiesbaden: Gabler

 

THE BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT OF OCEAN CRUISES (Textbook) 

  • Vogel, M. , Papathanassis, A. & Wolber, B. Eds. (2011). The Business & Management of Ocean Cruises. London: CABI Publishing
  • Papathanassis, A. (2011).  Core Cruise Operator Processes & Systems (C.O.P.S):  Overview & Challenges.  In  M.Vogel, A.Papathanassis & B.Wolber (Eds), The Business & Management of Ocean Cruises. London: CABI Publishing. 77-89
  • Papathanassis, A. & Vogel M.  (2011).  Cruise futures:  Trends, development & challenges.  In  M.Vogel, A.Papathanassis & B.Wolber (Eds), The Business & Management of Ocean Cruises. London: CABI Publishing. 253-263 

CRUISE SECTOR CHALLENGES (Edited Proceedings Book) 

  • Gibson, P. , Papathanassis, A. & Milde, P. Eds. (2011).  Cruise Sector Challenges:  Making Progress in an Uncertain World  Wiesbaden:  Gabler
  • Kollwitz, H. & Papathanassis, A. (2011) Evaluating cruise demand forecasting practices: A Delphi approach.  In P.Gibson, A.Papathanassis & P.Milde (Eds),   Cruise Industry Challenges:  Making Progress in an Uncertain World. Wiesbaden:  Gabler. 39-55
  • Cordesmeyer, M. & Papathanassis, A. (2011). Safety Perceptions in the Cruise Sector:  A Grounded Theory Approach.  In P.Gibson, A.Papathanassis & P.Milde (Eds),   Cruise Industry Challenges:  Making Progress in an Uncertain World. Wiesbaden:  Gabler.127-146 

THE LONG-TAIL OF TOURISM (Edited Proceedings Book) 

  • Papathanassis, A. Ed. (2011).  The Long Tail of Tourism:  Holiday Niches and their Impact on Mainstream Tourism.  Wiesbaden:  Gabler 
  • Papathanassis, A. (2011). The long tail of tourism. In A. Papathanassis (Ed.), The Long Tail of Tourism:  Holiday Niches and their Impact on Mainstream Tourism. Wiesbaden: Gabler. 1-6 
  • Papathanassis, A. (2011). Revisiting the tourism long tail scenario. In A. Papathanassis (Ed.), The Long Tail of Tourism:  Holiday Niches and their Impact on Mainstream Tourism.  Wiesbaden: Gabler. 213-220

 

CRUISE SECTOR GROWTH (Edited Proceedings Book) 

  • Papathanassis, A. Ed.  (2009). Cruise Sector Growth: Managing Emerging Markets, Human Resources, Processes and Systems. Wiesbaden: Gabler
  • Papathanassis, A. & Breitner, M. (2009). Online booking in the cruise sector: Determinants of online trust & implications. In A. Papathanassis (Ed.), Cruise Sector Growth: Managing Emerging Markets, Human Resources, Processes and Systems. Wiesbaden: Gabler. 133-154

E-TOURISM CASE STUDIES (Book Contribution)

  • Papathanassis, A. (2008), TUI:  Integrating Destination Information. In R.Egger & D.Buhalis (Ed.), eTourism Case Studies:  Management & Marketing Issues in eTourism. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann. 153-163

POST-MERGER INTEGRATION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF ICS (Doctoral Dissertation) 

  • Papathanassis, A. (2004), Post-Merger Integration and the Management of Information and Communication Systems. An analytical framework and its application in tourism. Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitätsverlag