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Cover for Tourism and leisure needs of older adults.

This chapter provides a general introduction to the growing older population throughout the western world and an examination of the importance of leisure, travel and tourism as emerging markets for this sector of the population. The concepts of leisure and tourism are defined and examined in terms...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older adults.

The aim of this chapter is to define motivation and discuss how it has been applied to the study of tourism and travel for older adults. Discussions on the main reasons that encourage or discourage older adults from travelling are presented, including discussions on the importance of travel and...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-economic variables associated with tourism, leisure and ageing.

Discussions on the importance of 'age' in leisure and tourism research are presented, including discussions on the differences between chronological age and subjective age. The influence of socio-demographic variables, such as gender, income and education, on the behaviour of older tourists, as...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Information sources on tourism and travel for older people.

This chapter discusses the main types of information sources that are used by older adults in selecting a tourist destination. An examination of the influence of mass media on trip decision making in this segment of the tourist industry is presented, as well as a critique on the lack of senior...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modes of tourism and leisure travel by older adults.

This chapter aims to describe the most popular modes of transport used by older adults for leisure travel, as well as to discuss the characteristics of the drive market as the most popular mode of leisure travel for older adults. Discussions on the use of recreational vehicles to establish...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This collection of 6 papers, in addition to an introduction, deals with various aspects of Japanese tourism, including: the implications of demographic change for tourism in Japan; the history and evolution of Japanese inns (ryokan); the 'cultural style' of Japanese working holiday makers and...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 1, pp 3-8
Abstract

This article discusses the Europe Senior Tourism pilot project in Spain. The project aims to help alleviate the difficult current economic situation and the serious problems of seasonality experienced by the tourism sector. The programme seeks to encourage the integration and participation of other ...

Publisher
Bureau International du Tourisme Social (BITS), Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Le Tourisme Social Dans Le Monde, 2009, No.149, pp 12-13
Abstract

An overseas package holiday is a high-value purchase and a unique and complex service product with a fragmented experience, which can take place for several months or more. There is a gap in the experience literature on overseas package holidays, despite the fact that this industry generates...

Author(s)
Major, B.; McLeay, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 1, pp 5-18
Abstract

Europe is one of the leading regions in the world in international tourism, and tourism represents an important share of economic activity. Many European countries are experiencing an aging process of their population, and hence the senior tourist is becoming a large tourist market, expected to...

Author(s)
Martínez-Garcia, E.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2013, 3, 1, pp 38-56

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