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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
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

This study employed time-series data along with the theory of generations, life cycle theory, and continuity theory to analyze the psychological characteristics and travel behavior of American senior leisure tourists. Three generations were compared - the Silent Generation, the Lucky Few, and the...

Author(s)
Chen, S. C.; Shoemaker, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 48, pp 58-75
Abstract

This study was designed to investigate those variables that would provide a fuller description as well as a segmentation of the views of Chinese senior leisure travelers from the People's Republic of China. The empirical data of this study suggest that Chinese seniors comprise a collection of...

Author(s)
Chen, S. C.; Gassner, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2012, 8, 2, pp 123-145
Abstract

This article examines the overall leisure behaviour in general, and travel and tourism behaviour in particular, of the senior Austrian market. A focus group was conducted with participants aged 55 and above on their leisure and travel habits as well as preferences. Leisure and travelling played a...

Author(s)
Möller, C.; Weiermair, K.; Wintersberger, E.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2007, 62, 3/4, pp 15-20
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Cover for Growing older: tourism and leisure behaviour of older adults.

This book explores the characteristics, tourist/leisure behaviours and tourism/leisure needs of older people, and how to effectively market to this expanding group in the future. The book's chapters examine: the motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older adults; sociodemographic...

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

Senior travellers constitute a significant segment of Israel's inbound market. Based on secondary 1998 survey data (n=12,790 tourists), this study found that the inbound senior segment possessed distinguishable characteristics, making it an identifiable target for focused marketing efforts....

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Schwartz, Z.; Cohen, E.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2001, 1, 4, pp 19-33