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This study examines the senior travel market and its behaviour in Taiwan using data obtained from a survey of 284 senior travellers in Taipei and Kaohsiung in August 2001. Ridit analysis is used to explore the destination selection attributes of senior travellers. Three travel barrier factors were...

Author(s)
Huang, L.; Tsai HsienTang
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 5, pp 561-574
Abstract

The senior market is particularly attractive to the tourism industry. Alongside evidence of a growing propensity to travel and spend, consumption is often deliberately linked to low seasons, balancing out the peaks and valleys for tourism suppliers. Health is one variable which is particularly...

Author(s)
Hunter-Jones, P.; Blackburn, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2007, 31, 5, pp 509-516
Abstract

The senior travel market has become an increasingly important area of interest to travel agents. This study examines senior travellers based on their travel experience, behavior, and overall experience on visiting Thailand, in terms of their age, marital status, and education. In this study, a...

Author(s)
Batra, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2009, 10, 3, pp 197-212
Abstract

The worldwide demographic shift towards population ageing has made older adults an attractive market segment not only for developed countries but also for developing countries such as Malaysia. This study explores travel behaviour among older adults living in Malaysia. Using non-probability quota...

Author(s)
Ghazali Musa; Sim OngFon
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 2, pp 177-192
Abstract

This article is the first application of the contingency behavior model to understand the behavior of grey nomads to changes in the availability of accommodation facilities when visiting regional Queensland of Australia. Using a pilot survey of 90 respondents, it was found that grey nomad future...

Author(s)
Mahadevan, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2014, 53, 2, pp 252-259
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The senior market represents a market of particular relevance for a large number of industries. These include the tourism sector as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the changes in the lifestyles of the population, currently more geared to the enjoyment than previous generations and therefore...

Author(s)
Losada Sánchez, M. N.; Alén González, M. E.; Domínguez Vila, T.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2015, 24, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

As a direct consequence of global ageing patterns, older travellers have become a significant proportion of annual total holiday spending. In addition, this has also brought with it a shift in the types of travel experiences that older travellers are now choosing. Educational and cultural touristic ...

Author(s)
Sie, L.; Patterson, I.; Pegg, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 2, pp 100-136
Abstract

Globally, the senior or "grey" tourism segment is of increasing importance, reflecting a richer aging population with good health and a desire to travel. Though this niche is traditionally described as homogeneous, grey tourism comprises different subgroups. Identifying the profiles, preferences,...

Author(s)
Tiago, M. T. P. M. B.; Couto, J. P. de A.; Tiago, F. G. B.; Faria, S. M. C. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 54, pp 13-22
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This research aims to (1) study the tourism behavior of senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, (2) study the appropriate tourism industry marketing factors for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, and (3) study the guideline for slow tourism management for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community. The...

Author(s)
Kongdit, S.; Ratanapongtra, T.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2017, 4, pp CUHK-73-CUHK-82
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the relationships between older travelers' self-determined motivations, memorable travel experiences and overall satisfaction with educational holidays. This study also examined the mediating effects of memorable travel experiences on the...

Author(s)
Sie LintJe; Phelan, K. V.; Pegg, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2018, 9, 3, pp 354-379

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