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A noticeable void remains in the appreciation of what motivates the senior tourism market. This study aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of tourism consumer psychology by improving the existing understanding of the motivation and related psychological processes that...

Author(s)
Pestana, M. H.; Parreira, A.; Moutinho, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2020, 16,
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
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Purpose: This study focuses on the Indonesian seniors' motivation in terms of travelling to a destination abroad. Using the push-pull motivation constructs and recognising the role of culture in influencing travel behaviour, the purpose of this study is to develop a better understanding of the...

Author(s)
Wijaya, S.; Wahyudi, W.; Kusuma, C. B.; Sugianto, E.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 12, 2, pp 185-197
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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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The elderly have shown an increasing interest in new technologies and relate them to learning, social insertion and leisure. Considering the high number of changes in the profile of the Brazilian elderly and the tourist and technological contexts, this work aims to understand the behavioral...

Author(s)
Moura, A. C. de; Gosling, M. de S.; Christino, J. M. M.; Macedo, S. B.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2017, 11, 2, pp 239-269
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to study the senior travellers' perception on the importance and performance of Penang's tourism attributes. To do so, the effect of the importance and performance of such attributes on senior tourists' overall satisfaction was also investigated. The perception was...

Author(s)
Gelareh Abooali; Shida Irwana Omar; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Asian Economic and Social Society, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Asian Social Science, 2015, 5, 6, pp 355-368
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In this work was taken an issues of the tourist activity of the older people. As the case was used the Universities of the third age students from Słupsk. It was made an characteristic of the determinants of the tourist activity basing on the questionnaire survey. In the analysis was described the...

Author(s)
Parzych, K.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2014, No. 1, pp 309-325
Abstract

While most studies that focused on older adults' tourism behaviour have used quantitative methods, most studies that focused on benefits that older adults gain from tourism have used qualitative methods. Thus, the associations between seniors' tourism behaviour and its results, namely, the benefits ...

Author(s)
Nimrod, G.; Rotem, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2010, 12, 1, pp 65-78
Abstract

This paper briefly discusses: Germany as a tourism destination; the propensity of the Germans to spend holidays outside Germany; the German travel motive of "overcoming borders"; and the consequences of the ever increasing numbers of elder travellers for German tourism.

Author(s)
Kosmale, J. D.
Publisher
Bureau International du Tourisme Social (BITS), Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Le Tourisme Social Dans Le Monde, 2005, No.144, pp 15-16
Abstract

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

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