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Cover for The demographic transition.

In more developed societies, as children become more likely to survive to adulthood and people begin to live longer in general, the age distribution of the population changes from high numbers of young people and low numbers of elderly, with most deaths occurring in early childhood, to a more even...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of air pollution on human health.

The drastic rise in urbanization and the growing economy has resulted in an increase in sources of air pollution in the developing and underdeveloped countries. There has been a constant increase in urban sources, i.e. industries, vehicles running on dirty fuels, burning of fossil fuels, waste and...

Author(s)
Priyanka Kulshreshtha
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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