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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 was designed to examine how to form well-being perception in the senior tourism industry. More specifically, this study proposed (1) the casual relationships between four dimensions of the experience economy (i.e. education, entertainment, esthetics, and escapism) and well-being...

Author(s)
Hwang JinSoo; Lee JungHoon
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 3, pp 314-329
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

This study (premised on inductive approaches) examines Chinese tourists' souvenir shopping experiences in North Korea, a unique destination by reason of its strict controls over tourism, where even a self-drive tourist must have a North Korean guide in the car accompanying the driver and...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 142-153
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
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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
AbstractFull Text

This research aims (1) to study the resources of tourism of the area and the cultural capital for elevating the area of Tha Kha community; (2) to study activities of tourism at Tha Kha community that suits the behavior of Thai and foreign elderly tourists and (3) to offer a pattern of slow tourism...

Author(s)
Nawatnatee, T.; Promsilp, V.
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-83-CUHK-90
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

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