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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...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
Abstract

This paper examines the similarities and differences in demand for coastal and marine tourism activities and experiences from three European markets. Long-haul travellers from the United Kingdom and Germany in 1996 (n=1200) and The Netherlands in 1993 (n=1125) were studied using archival survey...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.; Green, D.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 3, pp 212-227
AbstractFull Text

Gap years are a popular rite of passage amongst school-leavers who opt to take a year out from education in order to travel around the world. Volunteer organizations became one of the fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry, offering students the opportunity to see the world, grow up, and...

Author(s)
Salazar, N. B.; Rausenberger, J.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 14-33
Abstract

Cruise tourism is an increasingly popular and profitable industry where cruise lines have positioned the cruise ship as the focal point of a vacation. This has led to speculation regarding the relative importance of the ship and the ports of call as the primary destination of cruise tourism. This ...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.; Packer, J.; Ballantyne, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 4, pp 470-482
Abstract

This study examines how tourists experience authenticity and the ethics of "hill tribe" trekking in northern Thailand, and what they learn as a result of their touristic encounters. A "netnography" methodology was used to analyze on-line data from travelers' touristic encounters with highland...

Author(s)
Walter, P. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 2, pp 213-230
Abstract

This report looks the current size of the domestic, inbound and outbound tourism markets of China and India ("Chindia"); the future growth predictions for Chindia's outbound tourism market; the profile of the typical Chinese and Indian outbound travellers; and the macro-economic and industry...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2015, No.1, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

In recent decades, the global tourism market has experienced continual growth and deepening diversification making it one of the world's fastest growing economic sectors. International tourist arrivals have grown steadily from 25 million in 1950 to a total of 1.186 billion arrivals in 2015. The...

Author(s)
Glaesser, D.; Kester, J.; Paulose, H.; Alizadeh, A.; Valentin, B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 4, pp tax007
Abstract

Building on international marketing research on the country-of-origin image effect, this research examines how people evaluate a culturally familiar country as a tourist destination. Derived from a sample of 710 Taiwanese travelers, research findings showed that when evaluating China as a tourist ...

Author(s)
Chen ChunChu; Chung JinYoung; Gao Jie; Lin YuehHsiu
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1211-1223
Abstract

During the last decades, youth and student travellers aged 15 to 30 have become an important part of the international tourism market. However, global ecotourism trends found that ecotourists are mainly middle-aged to elderly. Based on this, the present research is aimed at investigating, on the...

Author(s)
Cini, F.; Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2015, 15, 1, pp 74-91
Abstract

Beaches in Malaysia are becoming attractive destinations for tourists all over the world because of their tranquil beauty. Previous research indicated the impact of motivation on behaviour intentions. Thus, the mediating role of tourists' satisfaction conceptualised as tourists' motivation on...

Author(s)
Shiva Hashemi; Shaian Kiumarsi; Azizan Marzuki
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 4, pp 319-337

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