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Cover for Conclusions and recommendations.

This chapter (i) summarizes the dimensions of the older travel market and explores the future growth of older travel; (ii) discusses the reasons why older travellers are a primary target market; and (iii) offers recommendations for segmenting the older travel market and for catering to older...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: health and wellness tourism and older travellers.

This chapter (i) introduces the concepts of health tourism, medical tourism and wellness tourism; (ii) provides an overview of the history of health tourism; (iii) discusses where health tourists go for medical care, their motivations, and the criticisms of this type of tourism; (iv) provides a...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: cruise tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) examines historical trends and changes that have occurred in the cruise industry; (ii) investigates the growth of the major luxury cruise lines; (iii) discusses the benefits and future trends of ocean cruising; and (iv) analyses the latest trends in ocean cruising that are designed ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: adventure tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) provides an historical analysis and defines what is meant by 'adventure tourism'; (ii) explains the main theoretical adventure models that have been developed by researchers; (iii) classifies the main characteristics of adventure tourism and determines the types of adventure...

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 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 Changing technological trends and the travel behaviour of older tourists.

This chapter (i) examines the changing role of travel agents in providing travel information and bookings for older adults; (ii) critiques the lack of senior models in the mass media promoting travel products that are aimed at the older market; (iii) ascertains whether older adults use computers...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older travellers.

This chapter (i) defines motivation and discusses how this has been applied to the study of tourism and travel for older adults; (ii) provides an historical overview of tourism motivation studies for older adults that have been published over the last three decades; (iii) outlines the different...

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