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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter defines leisure, sport and tourism and highlights their overlaps. It also looks at the geography of leisure, sport and tourism, which results in five different planning environments. The range of government involvement in leisure, sport and tourism is discussed, and a very broad...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A participation-based approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism.

This chapter describes a step-by-step approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism focused on the concept of participation. The particular approach outlined here is the U-Plan system developed at the University of Technology Sydney. The system comprises three core modules: the...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Service and experience design.

This chapter examines the principles and methods involved in designing quality into the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) product or service and the way it is experienced by the consumer. In highlighting the factors that are significant in designing service systems and processes, it...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure.

Different conceptions of leisure are discussed, including the classic discussion of the clash between leisure and work. International scientific research on leisure has progressed on different fronts which are highlighted in this chapter.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Stoppa, E. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recreation.

Different conceptions of recreation are discussed, while highlighting the relationships among leisure, recreation and tourism. Recent advances in studies involving the topic of recreation are outlined.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Stoppa, E. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The LETS experience economy.

This chapter examines the growth in the importance of the experience economy and the nature of the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) consumer experience, and considers their implications for the management of service quality. Factors in the relationship between service quality and the LETS...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition has ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and leisure needs of older travellers.

This chapter (i) provides a general introduction to the growing older population throughout the Western world; (ii) examines the importance of leisure, travel, and tourism as emerging markets for older adults; (iii) defines the concepts of leisure and tourism and examines their similarities and...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure, and ageing.

This chapter (i) determines whether an older traveller's 'age' is important in leisure and tourism research; (ii) discusses the differences between chronological age and subjective age; (iii) examines socio-demographic variables such as gender, income, and education to determine their effect on the ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older travellers.

This chapter (i) defines motivation and discusses how this has been applied to the study of tourism and travel for older adults; (ii) provides an historical overview of tourism motivation studies for older adults that have been published over the last three decades; (iii) outlines the different...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter

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