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Top 10 Hot Topics in the Development of China’s Cruise Industry in 2017–2018

  • Hong WangEmail author
  • Jianyong Shi
  • Xinliang Ye
  • Younong Wang
  • Ling Qiu
  • Junqing Mei
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Abstract

The hot topics about development of China’s cruise industry in 2017–2018 involve home port development, industrial policy, shipbuilding, meetings on cruise ships, government support, service upgrades and many other aspects, including: Wusongkou remains the world’s fourth largest cruise home port by receiving more than 10 million visitors in a year; development of the cruise industry receives strong support from relevant policies; building process of domestic luxury cruise ships is accelerated to help build a large platform for collaborative development of cruise ships; new policies for cruise ship supplies are published for building an international cruise material distribution center; high-end domestic and international meetings have been held on cruise ships to explore innovative models of the international cruise industry; international cruise lines have adjusted their global development strategy to push healthy and sustainable development of China’s cruise market; competent national government agencies have organized intensive researches about the cruise industry to facilitate the healthy development of China’s cruise industry; the cruise lines are trying to build brands of international cruise tourism to help upgrade the cruise service industry chain; Shanghai has fully implemented the cruise ticket system and built a ticket platform to expand distribution channels; and the world’s first themed cruise ship is born to promote the differential development of cruise products.

Keywords

Cruise industry Policy innovation Mode innovation Industrial upgrading 

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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jianyong Shi
    • 2
  • Xinliang Ye
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Younong Wang
    • 5
  • Ling Qiu
    • 3
  • Junqing Mei
    • 5
  1. 1.CPC Baoshan District CommitteeShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Party Committee of Shanghai University of Engineering ScienceShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Shanghai University of Engineering ScienceShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Shanghai International Cruise Economy Research CenterShanghaiChina
  5. 5.Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise PortShanghaiChina

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