An ageing population and changing family structures

Glover, Petra, and Prideaux, Bruce (2011) An ageing population and changing family structures. In: Yeoman, Ian, Hsu, Cathy H.C., Smith, Karen A., and Watson, Sandra, (eds.) Tourism and Demography. Goodfellow Publishers, Oxford, UK, pp. 41-54.

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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is:

• To discuss the importance of population ageing and changing family structures for future tourism demand;

• To illustrate potential changes in tourism demand due to population ageing and changing family structures;

• To demonstrate the relevance of such changes for different generations,

• To create greater awareness of the uncertainties in predicting the future tourism environment;

• To present a possible scenario of future tourism demand based on the findings of a Delphi study conducted in Australia, combined with population projections for 2021.

Item ID: 15445
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
Keywords: travel, demography
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ISBN: 978-1-906884-15-4
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2011 00:33
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150603 Tourism Management @ 50%
15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150606 Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience @ 50%
SEO Codes: 90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900302 Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism @ 100%
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