State of The Art on Strategic Planning for Maritime Passenger Transport
A Bibliometric Review
This chapter presents the results of a bibliometric analysis in the field of strategic planning for maritime passenger transport, conducted with the goal to critically assess the maturity of the maritime passenger transport scientific literature. Bibliometric analysis provide a portrait of the relevance assigned by the scientific community to specific topics. Through a rigorous and critical evaluation of articles via guided content analysis we have identified four research directions that are gaining increasing attention: 1) maritime tourism, 2) environmental externalities, 3) maritime transport, and 4) marine passenger ports.