Age-related lifecycles - Purpose variations

Collins, D. and Tisdell, C. A. (2002) Age-related lifecycles - Purpose variations. Annals of Tourism Research, 29 3: 801-818.


Author Collins, D.
Tisdell, C. A.
Title Age-related lifecycles - Purpose variations
Journal name Annals of Tourism Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0160-7383
Publication date 2002-07
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0160-7383(01)00081-0
Volume 29
Issue 3
Start page 801
End page 818
Total pages 18
Editor J. Jafari
Place of publication UK
Publisher Pergamon
Collection year 2002
Language eng
Subject C1
340205 Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
720204 Industry policy
Abstract By describing and discussing Australian data on outbound tourism, this paper investigates the bimodal (double peaked) lifecycle pattern predicted and observed in the literature. These theories are primarily based on demand for holiday tourism, but tourists do not just go overseas for this purpose, with visiting friends and relatives, business, convention and conference, employment and educational tourism relevant purposes also. Trips overseas by Australians are split into these groups, enabling the age-related lifecycles of each to be examined separately. Unlike holiday tourism, all other purposes are unimodal, although they vary with respect to the age groups at which they peak and their relative positions.
Keyword Environmental Studies
Sociology
Lifecycle
Purpose
Age-related Functions
Australia
Outbound
Life-cycle
Q-Index Code C1

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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