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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 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 collection of 6 papers, in addition to an introduction, deals with various aspects of Japanese tourism, including: the implications of demographic change for tourism in Japan; the history and evolution of Japanese inns (ryokan); the 'cultural style' of Japanese working holiday makers and...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 1, pp 3-8
Abstract

The senior travel market has become an increasingly important area of interest to the tourism industry for more than a decade due to its market size and potential growth. The trends toward early retirement, increased number of leisure years, active lifestyles, longevity, and time flexibility after...

Author(s)
Sangpikul, A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2008, 56, 1, pp 23-40
Abstract

The interplay of psychological needs with life course stage has been used to understand how choice of tourist activities and behaviours may change with age. Adopting a constructivist, woman-sensitive approach and grounded theory, this study explored the influence of needs and life stage in the...

Author(s)
Gibson, H. J.; Berdychevsky, L.; Bell, H. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2012, 15, 1, pp 38-54
Abstract

The study compared senior leisure travelers residing in two distinct cultures, Chinese and American, with respect to travel psychology and behavior. Using two datasets collected through survey questionnaires in China and the US by different methods, the author conducted t-tests of independent...

Author(s)
Chen, S. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2013, 16, 3/4, pp 203-216
Abstract

This study investigated the lucrative potential of late life gamblers in terms of spending, switching, travel, and economic impact. It further offered comparisons with the non - late life cohort. A rigorous process of statistical testing indicated both similarities and dissimilarities between the...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2009, 33, 2, pp 245-254