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Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world

Author: Ian Robert Patterson
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 12 chapters which cover: the socio-demographic characteristics of older travellers; the motivations and constraints to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Patterson, Ian Robert, 1945-
Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.
Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, 2018
(DLC) 2017022451
(OCoLC)1004981609
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Robert Patterson
ISBN: 9781786390967 1786390965 9781786390974 1786390973
OCLC Number: 1005185877
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Tourism and leisure needs of older travellers --
Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure and ageing --
Motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older travellers --
Changing technological trends and the travel behaviour of older tourists --
Modes of leisure travel by older adults --
Types of travel experiences : group package tours (GPT) and independent leisure travellers --
Different travel markets : adventure tourism and the older traveller --
Different travel markets : educational tourism and the older traveller --
Different travel markets : cruise tourism and the older traveller --
Different travel markets : cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller --
Different travel markets : health and wellness tourism and older travellers --
Conclusions and recommendations.
Responsibility: by Ian Patterson.

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Older adults are a growing population with money and time to invest in leisure and tourism. This book provides the latest research, new trends such as independent travel, the leisure experience,  Read more...

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