Families in nature tourism: trends in holiday locations and activities

Zeppel, Heather and Sibtain, Jonathan (2011) Families in nature tourism: trends in holiday locations and activities. In: Tourism and demography. Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 55-71. ISBN 9781906884154


The purpose of this chapter is to
- Review key trends in nature tourism holiday locations and activities for families
- provide a demographic and holiday profile of families visiting Cairns, Australia
- Evaluate choice of family accomodation and nature activities in Cairns
- Assess family motivation for travel and selection of alternative destinations
- Highlight key demographic and product trends for families in nature tourism

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 4. Copyright Goodfellow Publishers Limited 2011. ISBN 978-1-906884-07-9 on verso is incorrect - correct ISBN is 978-1-906884-15-4.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2011 01:15
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2022 01:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: family holidays; nature tourism; nature-based activities, family accomodation; destination choice; domestic tourists; Great Barrier Reef; Cairns; Queensland; wet tropics rainforest; holiday budget; family amenities
Fields of Research (2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140216 Tourism Economics
16 Studies in Human Society > 1604 Human Geography > 160402 Recreation, Leisure and Tourism Geography
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150605 Tourism Resource Appraisal
Fields of Research (2020): 38 ECONOMICS > 3801 Applied economics > 380116 Tourism economics
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4406 Human geography > 440608 Recreation, leisure and tourism geography
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3508 Tourism > 350805 Tourism resource appraisal
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): B Economic Development > 90 Commercial Services and Tourism > 9003 Tourism > 900301 Economic Issues in Tourism
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18667

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