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The emergence of smart technology in tourism and hospitality captured the industry's attention. Senior tourists' encounters with smart services reveal how smart systems influence their travel experiences, tourism participation, and travel-related behaviour. A conceptual framework based on...

Author(s)
Wen Jun; Liu XinYi; Yu ChungEn
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2020, 31, 4, pp 666-669
Abstract

This article utilizes the context of senior tourism to conceptualize life events and their impacts on tourism behaviour. Life events are markers in the individual life course that can be used to explain the formation of travel patterns. This study adopts a qualitative biographical research...

Author(s)
Huber, D.; Milne, S.; Hyde, K. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2019, 19, 4, pp 407-433
Abstract

Despite older adults' potential for engagement in e-commerce, there is limited understanding of what makes them achieve well-being while using a travel website. In addressing this research gap relating to older adults' travel website experiences, this study highlights the important role of trust...

Author(s)
Kim JoonHyeong [Kim, J. H. J. ]; Nam MinJung; Kim InSin
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 1, pp 76-89
Abstract

This study explores the values of pilgrimage exhibited by senior travelers in Taiwan. We identify and explore both spiritual and social values by applying means-end chain theory and the laddering technique. This study investigates the hierarchical relationship among pilgrimage attributes, the...

Author(s)
Kuo ChunMin; Chen LiHsin; Liu ChiaHao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 5, pp 379-392
Abstract

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
Abstract

More than two-thirds of seniors use smartphones and in South Korea, over half of all senior smartphone owners are mobile social media (MSM) users. This study tested two basic routes to persuasion in the elaboration likelihood model (ELM), applying the new concepts of benefits and authentic...

Author(s)
Kim MyungJa; Bonn, M.; Lee ChoongKi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 8, pp 799-818
Abstract

Purpose - The aim of this study is to examine cruise destination branding as a new resource for a region to promote an area as a differentiated cruise destination. The authors specifically study how the perceived brand awareness of a destination moderates the relation between cruisers' motivation...

Author(s)
Lemmetyinen, A.; Dimitrovski, D.; Nieminen, L.; Pohjola, T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 4, pp 245-286
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
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

The increase in the elderly population is becoming a very attractive issue to the consumer market. The growth of the number of individuals in this group, in addition to their characteristic of having more available time, indicates that the elderly is becoming one of the potential market segments in ...

Author(s)
Levrini, G. R. D.; Maciel, G.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Pampulha, Brazil
Citation
Marketing & Tourism Review, 2016, 1, 1, pp unpaginated

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