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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 has ...

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

This chapter (i) provides a general introduction to the growing older population throughout the Western world; (ii) examines the importance of leisure, travel, and tourism as emerging markets for older adults; (iii) defines the concepts of leisure and tourism and examines their similarities and...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure, and ageing.

This chapter (i) determines whether an older traveller's 'age' is important in leisure and tourism research; (ii) discusses the differences between chronological age and subjective age; (iii) examines socio-demographic variables such as gender, income, and education to determine their effect on the ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Types of travel experiences: group package tours and independent leisure travellers.

This chapter (i) classifies the different types of package tours that are used by older adults; (ii) examines the important role of the tour guide in package tours; (iii) explores the reasons why package tour groups are popular among older adults; (iv) investigates the growing trend towards special ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Growing older: tourism and leisure behaviour of older adults.

This book explores the characteristics, tourist/leisure behaviours and tourism/leisure needs of older people, and how to effectively market to this expanding group in the future. The book's chapters examine: the motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older adults; sociodemographic...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older adults.

The aim of this chapter is to define motivation and discuss how it has been applied to the study of tourism and travel for older adults. Discussions on the main reasons that encourage or discourage older adults from travelling are presented, including discussions on the importance of travel and...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Socio-economic variables associated with tourism, leisure and ageing.

Discussions on the importance of 'age' in leisure and tourism research are presented, including discussions on the differences between chronological age and subjective age. The influence of socio-demographic variables, such as gender, income and education, on the behaviour of older tourists, as...

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