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This article outlines the characteristics of three senior citizen travel age groups and identifies the reasons why the senior citizen market, in the more developed nations, is one of tourism's major growth areas. The demands and concerns of senior travellers are discussed, and some data are...

Author(s)
Tarlow, P.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2019, No.20, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and applications (apps) for tourists are key tools for the sustainability of World Cultural Heritage Sites (WCHS). Their integration into tourism marketing strategies poses challenges regarding the satisfaction of the expectations of the target...

Author(s)
Ramos-Soler, I.; Martínez-Sala, A. M.; Campillo-Alhama, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 11,
Abstract

In advertising, sex has been ascribed a major role, but mostly in a one-dimensional, uniform, and ageist manner framing sexuality as the privilege of younger people. This has traditionally strengthened stereotyping discourses of older adults as 'asexual'. However, in recent years, counter...

Author(s)
Blichfeldt, B. S.; Smed, K. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 2, pp 264-276
Abstract

This article looks at trends in the Australian fitness industry for 2020, including the rise of 'Exercise is Medicine' programs and a shift towards guaranteeing the accessibility of inclusive fitness services. The ageing (and baby boomer) market is also examined as well as the expected arrivals and ...

Author(s)
Benton, N.
Publisher
Australian Leisure Media Pty Ltd, Collaroy, Australia
Citation
Australasian Leisure Management, 2019, No.136, pp 36, 38, 40
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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
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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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: adventure tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) provides an historical analysis and defines what is meant by 'adventure tourism'; (ii) explains the main theoretical adventure models that have been developed by researchers; (iii) classifies the main characteristics of adventure tourism and determines the types of adventure...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and recommendations.

This chapter (i) summarizes the dimensions of the older travel market and explores the future growth of older travel; (ii) discusses the reasons why older travellers are a primary target market; and (iii) offers recommendations for segmenting the older travel market and for catering to older...

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

This paper discusses the reasons for the growth of the senior market for tourism, as well as the profile and concerns of senior travellers. The paper also looks at the key points of tourism security and then applies these concepts to the particular needs of the senior traveller.

Author(s)
Tarlow, P. D. P.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2018, No.19, pp unpaginated
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This issue presents the conference programme for the 2017 International Conference on Sustainable Tourism as well as the abstracts of presentations from the conference. Themes addressed by the presentations include: socio-economic sustainability; environmental sustainability; community-based and...

Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2017, 4, pp 1-66 + CUHK-73 -CUHK-90

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