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Report on the Development of Cruise Industry in China (2018)

  • Hong Wang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. General Report

  3. Special Articles on High-Quality Tourism: Common Value and Government Governance

  4. The Cruise Industry

  5. Policy Suggestions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Xinliang Ye, Xueting Wang, Yanan Wang, Yujie Luo, Gang Yang, Ruihong Sun
      Pages 201-218
    3. Yanhui Gao, Cheng Chen, Xinlei Qin
      Pages 235-253
    4. Guodong Yan, Shuangshuang Liu, Wei Wang, Wenlu Shen, Jing Shen
      Pages 255-269
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 271-295

About this book


This book is an annual research report prepared by the cruise industry experts and scholars at home and abroad invited by Shanghai International Cruise Business Institute based on the current development situations of the international cruise industry, is an important part of the “X Book Series” of the Social Science Academic Press (China). This book consists of five parts, i.e., “General Report”, “Special Articles for High-quality Tourism: Common Value and Government Management”, “The Cruise Industry”, “Policy Suggestions” and “Appendix”, and it has richer and more perfect contents in comparison with the previous versions. Under the Book, the development environment of the cruise industry at home and abroad during 2017-2018 as well as the development situations, strategic paths and future trends is analyzed in the form of the General Report and the current development trend of the cruise industry in China is introduced based on the top ten hot topics. With the economic development trend from the high-speed growth to the high-quality development in China, the new topic “Special Articles for High-quality Tourism: Common Value and Government Management” is presented in the Book to discuss the quality development patterns and paths of the cruise tourism in China, the high-quality development mechanism of the cruise tourism as well as the cruise tourism market cultivation and standardization system, so as to better enhance the quality of the cruise market development in China. In Part 3 “The Cruise Industry” and Part 4 “Policy Suggestions” under the Book, the whole picture of the cruise economy in China in the new era is presented, problems during the industrial development are analyzed and corresponding policy suggestions are given.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hong Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai International Cruise Business InstituteShanghaiChina

About the editors

WANG Hong, Doctor of Business Administration from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Postdoctor of Applied Economics from Fudan University, is now Secretary of Baoshan District Committee of the Communist Party of China, Fellow of Shanghai International Cruise Business Institute, Doctoral Supervisor and Professor in Shanghai Jiaotong University, enjoying the special allowance granted by the State Council, Deputy to the 10th, 11th, 12th and 14th Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress, and Candidate for “the New Century National Hundred Thousand-and-Ten Thousand Talents Project”.
Professor WANG Hong has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Professional Education Steering Committee on Business Administration of Colleges and Universities, the Ministry of Education for a long time and she once served as the Vice Chairman of the Professional Education Steering Committee on Management Science and Engineering of Colleges and Universities, the Ministry of Education. At present, Professor WANG Hong is one of the scholars listed in the New Century Talent Support Program of the Ministry of Education, Shanghai Dawn (Shuguang) Program and Shanghai Dawn (Shuguang) Tracking Program, honored as the leading talent and excellent academic leader of Shanghai Municipality. 
Taking the initiative to link up with the development of cruise industry at home and abroad, Professor WANG Hong has been innovatively exploring the connotation of the specialty “tourism management”, taking the lead in starting the “cruise economy” bachelor's degree program and master's degree program, and serving as the academic leader in China. The “Innovative Practice For the Government-Industry-University-Institute-Customer-based Cultivation of Urgently Needed Talents for International Cruise Industry” Project led by Professor WANG Hong won the National Second Prize for Teaching Achievements and Shanghai Special Prize for Teaching Achievements in 2014. Professor WANG Hong has also been paying attention to the direct transformation and popularization of scientific research achievement into productivity, and many of his achievements already have been transformed into the basis for the cruise lines and the governments to make decisions. She has successively organized several major projects of National Social Science Foundation and national soft science projects, six major projects of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and over 30 provincial and ministerial research projects, published over 70 monographs and papers, many of which have been included by EI and ISTP. More than 30 of her research achievements have been successively awarded, including the first prize of Shanghai for Governmental Decision-Making and Consultation Research Achievements, the second prize of Shanghai for Science and Technology Progress Award, the excellent award of Shanghai for Deng Xiaoping Theory Research and Publicity, the excellent award of Shanghai For Internal Discussion of Philosophy and Social Science, the first prize of Shanghai for Teaching Achievements, and the first prize of Shanghai for Education and Scientific Research Achievements and other provincial and ministerial awards. 
Professor WANG Hong once served as the Executive Committee Member of the All-China Federation of Trade Union, Representative of the All-China Women’s Federation, President of Shanghai University of Engineering Science, Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Federation of Trade Unions, Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Commercial Enterprise Management Association, Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Creative Industry Association, Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Science and Art Society, and Director of Shanghai International Cruise Business Institute, etc.

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