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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 Generation Y's travel behaviours: a comparison with baby boomers and Generation X.

This chapter explores the differences in each group's use of different sources of information, participation in activities and the importance of characteristics for a destination to possess. A survey was conducted on 3458 respondents, aged 25 or older, who had taken a leisure out-of-state trip in...

Author(s)
Huang, Y. C.; Petrick, J. F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Destination recommendations based on travel decision styles.

Following a brief review on the role of decision styles in marketing, this chapter presents the methodology and results of a comprehensive study into the decision process of travellers. The study investigated whether it is reasonable to accommodate different trip-planning styles that can be used as ...

Author(s)
Zins, A. H.; Grabler, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case-based travel recommendations.

This chapter provides the methodological foundations and the rationale for approaching travel destination recommendation as a problem-solving activity. Case-base reasoning (CBR) is presented both as a cognitive plausible approach and as an integrated paradigm to build advisory systems. The chapter...

Author(s)
Ricci, F.; Cavada, D.; Mirzadeh, N.; Venturini, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A behavioural framework for destination recommendation systems design.

A behavioural framework for the development of destination recommendation systems (DRSs) is proposed that takes into account the specific characteristics of travel information search and decision making. Specifically, it outlines several design guidelines for destination recommendation systems that ...

Author(s)
Gretzel, U.; Hwang YeongHyeon; Fesenmaier, D. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist decision-making and travel destination recommendation systems.

This chapter argues that, in the context of tourists' use of information technology, it is more important to understand tourists' actual choices of whether or not to use the technology than their attitudes towards, and their stated intentions to use, a certain technology. Following from this...

Author(s)
Dellaert, B. G. C.; Häubl, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Information search and navigation on the internet.

This chapter reviews relevant research on human-computer interaction, cognitive information retrieval, hypertext navigation on the internet, usability issues in searching information on the internet, and trip planning (travel information search) on the internet. Implications for designing travel...

Author(s)
Pan, B.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Information search for travel decisions.

This chapter (i) provides an overview of foundational research on travellers' information search and processing strategies and the factors influencing the behaviour; (ii) provides an illustration of the digital information environment, specifically the internet, and its implications for travel...

Author(s)
Hwang YeongHyeon; Gretzel, U.; Xiang, Z.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Information sources on tourism and travel for older people.

This chapter discusses the main types of information sources that are used by older adults in selecting a tourist destination. An examination of the influence of mass media on trip decision making in this segment of the tourist industry is presented, as well as a critique on the lack of senior...

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

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