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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 Info
Cover for Dogs in the leisure experience.

This book explores the social and cultural constructions and debates of what are dogs and what is leisure. It looks at how working dogs play a significant role in leisure experiences, and considers the differing roles and changing acceptance of dogs' involvement in sport. Within the setting of the...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Planning for tourism, leisure and sustainability: international case studies.

This book offers examples of how countries, regions and local areas have tackled the tourism and environmental challenges they have faced. There are case studies, many learning points and numerous issues are investigated and commented upon. The book has 47 chapters presented under six major...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Trends in outdoor recreation, leisure and tourism.

This book focuses on the issues and trends in outdoor, nature-based recreation, leisure and tourism and explores the implications for public policy, planning, management, and marketing. 37 chapters are organized into six parts: Society, factors/forces shaping demand for and use of resources;...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994031)
Type
Book
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 Info
Cover for Multiple dwelling and tourism: negotiating place, home and identity.

This book focuses on migration or the movement and people and examines multiple dwelling as a societal response to the major influences of increased mobility and amenity tourism (visiting or residing in high-quality landscapes such as mountains, beaches and forests for leisure experiences). It...

Author(s)
McIntyre, N.; Williams, D. R.; McHugh, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure in contemporary society.

This second edition is a complete rewrite of the first edition published in 1999. It is an introductory undergraduate text on leisure in the UK and other similar Western societies. It has a sociological perspective and discusses recent debates and research on topics such as post-modernity,...

Author(s)
Roberts, K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930691)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Free time and leisure participation: international perspectives.

This book is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village, by the same editors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participation surveys from 15 economically developed countries (3 of which were ...

Author(s)
Cushman, G.; Veal, A. J.; Zuzanek, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Volunteering as leisure/leisure as volunteering: an international assessment.

This book, with 12 chapters divided into 4 parts, examines critical aspects of contemporary volunteerism, from the perspective of a variety of volunteering contexts. It will appeal to academic researchers and students in disciplines such as leisure, recreation, tourism, management and sociology as...

Author(s)
Stebbins, R. A.; Graham, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997506)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure.

This book focuses on consumer behaviour in the context of tourism, hospitality and leisure. It comprises of 8 parts that discuss: attitudes, emotions and information processing; motivation and learning; consumption systems; decision and choice; experience and satisfaction; market segmentation;...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Perdue, R. R.; Timmermans, H. J. P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book

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