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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: 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 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
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 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 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