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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 Info
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and recommendations.

The major findings of the research conducted on the tourism and leisure behaviour of older adults in the western world are presented, including suggestions for future research for academics and recommendations for government policymakers.

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and leisure needs of older adults in retirement communities.

This chapter discusses the growing trend in USA towards active living that may affect older people's accommodation needs and the main factors that influence older people's decisions to migrate to another location. The process of relocation for retirees who move to other countries or interstate...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: educational tourism and older adults.

The growing demand for leisure learning by older adults, particularly among the baby boomer generation, and the growing trend to combine travel and learning for this segment of the tourist industry are discussed. The history and development of the Elderhostel network as an educational travel...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: adventure tourism and the baby boomer generation.

The demographic characteristics of baby boomers and their emerging interest in more physically challenging and 'adrenalin-driven' soft adventure activities are discussed. The definition and classification of adventure tourism (into soft and hard adventure) are presented. The main motivations that...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modes of tourism and leisure travel by older adults.

This chapter aims to describe the most popular modes of transport used by older adults for leisure travel, as well as to discuss the characteristics of the drive market as the most popular mode of leisure travel for older adults. Discussions on the use of recreational vehicles to establish...

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 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