Advances in Hospitality and Leisure, Volume 3 (Advances in by Joseph S Chen

By Joseph S Chen

"Advances in Hospitality and Leisure", a peer-review serial released each year, can provide clean insights of a number of clinical experiences bearing on hospitality, rest, and tourism whereas offering a discussion board to stimulate discussions on modern concerns and rising tendencies necessary to idea development in addition to specialist practices from a world viewpoint. the focus of this sequence is to disclose the leading edge equipment of inquiry with a purpose to motivate new examine themes which are important and feature been in huge ignored. The sequence makes an attempt to handle the wishes of the population keen to disseminating seminal principles, recommendations and theories derived from scholarly investigations. power readers may well retrieve important texts assisting define new study agendas, recommend possible subject matters for a dissertation paintings, and increase the data of the hot matters of studying.

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Museums located in small towns in peripheral areas also seem to fit this general pattern. Hence the local particularities, Alta being an educational centre, renders that this finding not uncritically can be reassigned to other small town museums. Hence, this study might convey different general traits among museum visitors situated in this particular socio-cultural category. Firstly, their affection for museum visits does not change from their everyday life to when they go on holiday. Museum visits constitute a leisure activity conducted irrespective of travel distance.

In many cases the impact will be small particularly where the destination experience is collectively developed as a multi-generation product. Where destinations have focused on a specific generation cohort difficulties will arise if points of change are not recognised. The product gap model offers a very simple way of identifying points of change. Potential Impacts of Generational Change on Destinations 53 REFERENCES Acumen Alliance. (2005). Department of transport and regional services Norfolk Island government financial report.

2 indicates that a product gap (not to scale) will emerge if the destination fails to develop new products and services to attract the baby boomer generation. This effect commenced in a small way in 2001 as baby boomers begin to retire and the number of prewar generation members able to travel began to decline. At the point where 50 BRUCE PRIDEAUX Number of seniors Curve 2 Baby boomer generation tourism product cycle Emergence of a product gap commencing from 2001 Curve 1 Pre-war generation tourism product cycle Time in years 2001 Fig.

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