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Author Urbanyi-Popiołek, Ilona
Affiliation Gdynia Maritime University, Department of Logistics and Transport Systems 81-87 Morska St., 81-225 Gdynia, Poland
E-mail i.urbanyi@wpit.umg.edu.pl
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI https://repository.scientific-journals.eu/handle/123456789/2545
Abstract River cruising is well developed in Europe, particularly in the western, central, and some southern regions, and river tourism has expanded visibly during the current decade. A number of highly attractive tourist destinations are located upon rivers, the prime rivers used for cruises being the Danube, Rhine, Maine, Elbe, Loire, and Seine. The topic of this paper is an analysis of European river cruising and the determinants affecting this tourist product. In particular, the paper analyses the current state of river cruising in Poland, as well as the threats and opportunities that act as drivers for such cruising activity. This paper aims to identify and rank the main problems facing river cruising in Poland compared with prime destinations in Europe. River cruising has great potential, but it requires the removal of barriers and the addition of primary infrastructure.
Pages 127-134
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords river cruises
Keywords inland waterways
Keywords infrastructure
Keywords Poland
Keywords Europe
Keywords determinants
Title The analyses of determinants affecting the river cruising in Poland in comparison with European tendencies
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
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DOI 10.17402/360
Published 2019-10-04
Accepted 2019-09-09
Recieved 2019-07-23


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