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Cover for Different travel markets: cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growth in cultural and heritage tourism as a global market; (ii) defines cultural tourism and describes who cultural tourists are; (iii) defines heritage tourism and discusses its attributes such as authenticity and nostalgia; (iv) discusses the growth of cultural and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Ageing of population is a typical feature for world, European and even Slovak demography. The number of the elderly-seniors is bound to double in the first half of the 21st century while representing up to 30 per cent of the overall European population by the year 2060. The definition of the term...

Author(s)
Rybansky, R.; Miklencicova, R.
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 165-178
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The purposes of this research were to examine the travel motivations and travel behavior of European senior tourists in Thailand, and to analyze the importance and satisfaction of their travel requirements regarding accommodation, accessibility, attractions, amenities and public services....

Author(s)
Esichaikul, R.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 2, pp 47-58
Abstract

Globally, the senior or "grey" tourism segment is of increasing importance, reflecting a richer aging population with good health and a desire to travel. Though this niche is traditionally described as homogeneous, grey tourism comprises different subgroups. Identifying the profiles, preferences,...

Author(s)
Tiago, M. T. P. M. B.; Couto, J. P. de A.; Tiago, F. G. B.; Faria, S. M. C. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 54, pp 13-22
Abstract

Europe is one of the leading regions in the world in international tourism, and tourism represents an important share of economic activity. Many European countries are experiencing an aging process of their population, and hence the senior tourist is becoming a large tourist market, expected to...

Author(s)
Martínez-Garcia, E.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2013, 3, 1, pp 38-56
Abstract

This book discusses educational tourism. Educational tourism focuses on students pursuing their post-secondary education in Europe as well as adults mastering a new skill. Seniors who take learning holidays are also analysed.

Author(s)
Loversood, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2011, No.7, pp ii + 37 pp.
Abstract

The most recent Commission Communication on tourism, 'Europe, the world's No 1 tourist destination - a new political framework for tourism in Europe' - COM(2010)352, highlighted the challenges generated by the demographic trends in Europe and the need for the tourism sector to adapt quickly if it...

Publisher
Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat), Luxembourg-Kirchberg, Luxembourg
Citation
Statistics in Focus: Population and Social Conditions, 2012, No.43, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

Issues concerning seniors' participation in tourism have been of increasing interest to many researchers. This results from their dynamic growth in the world's most developed societies which, together with cultural changes, contributes to greater participation in various forms of tourism. So far,...

Author(s)
Głąbiński, Z.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2016, 33, pp 55-70
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Cover for Different travel markets: educational tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growing demand for formal and informal learning by older adults, and particularly the baby boomer generation; (ii) explores the growing trend to combine travel and lifelong learning for older adults using as examples the Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR), and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and leisure needs of older adults.

This chapter provides a general introduction to the growing older population throughout the western world and an examination of the importance of leisure, travel and tourism as emerging markets for this sector of the population. The concepts of leisure and tourism are defined and examined in terms...

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

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