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Cover for Modes of leisure travel by older adults.

This chapter (i) describes the most popular modes of transport used by older adults for leisure travel; (ii) discusses the characteristics of the drive market as a popular mode of leisure travel for older adults; (iii) outlines the different categories of recreational vehicle (RV) use by older...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist shopping villages: exploring success and failure.

This chapter explores the phenomenon of tourist shopping villages (TSVs) and the dimensions that contribute to their success by combining a traditional literature review with an expert knowledge mapping exercise. While shopping is seldom mentioned as a primary reason for travel, the activity is...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Moscardo, G.; Benckendorff, P.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family-owned tourist attractions and wineries.

The three businesses in this chapter occupy an important position in the tourist industry, i.e., attractions. Like many tourist attractions though, they began operations not as tourist attractions, but in another industry. These businesses is what Leiper [see Leiper, N, Tourism Management...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure destinations.

This chapter provides comparative reviews of the following individual adventure tourism destinations: Queenstown (New Zealand), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Cairns (Queensland, Australia), Banff (Alberta, Canada), Moab (Utah, USA), Bozeman (Montana, USA), Pacific Harbour (Fiji) and Chamonix (France). ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The importance of image in the interrelationships between sports, tourism and urban development are explored. In developing this argument, issues of commodification, identity and the development of products to be sold in the marketplace are discussed. Focusing on issues surrounding the staging of...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Sport in the city: the role of sport in economic and social regeneration, 2001, pp 166-183
Abstract

Sport, tourism and urban development are three areas of human endeavour in which 'image' has assumed vital importance. Relevant to all three areas are issues of commodification, identity and the development of products to be sold in the marketplace. All three are also intimately related. The...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
The political economy of sport, 2005, pp 129-151
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The law of tort and its relevance for risk management.

This chapter examines the concept of tort and its importance in risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The necessity for students and practitioners to understand tort is stressed and an additional insight is given into why risk is often considered in asymmetric ...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

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

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