Asian Youth Travellers: Insights and Implications

Asian Youth Travellers: Insights and Implications

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811341793
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 01/18/2019
Series: Perspectives on Asian Tourism
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. She has research and training interests in marketing to tourists and guests in tourism and hospitality industries, with a passionate focus on women, families and young children. She is also particularly interested in understanding these segments from an Asian perspective, and how their travel experience and behaviours differ cross-culturally. Catheryn has expertise in feasibility studies and qualitative research methodologies using photographs, virtual texts, observations, focus groups and in-depth interviews. She has started and sold businesses for profit and experienced consulting for institutions and organisations; and also designed and conducted soft-skill training programmes for public-listed companies. Catheryn is Editor-in-Chief for Tourism Management Perspectives; Second Vice-Chair for the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE); and founder of Women Academics in Tourism (WAiT).

Elaine Yang is a researcher at the Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. Her doctoral research project investigates the gendered risk perception of Asian solo female travellers. She researches in the areas of gender studies and critical approaches in tourism.

Table of Contents

1. Asian youth tourism: Contemporary trends, cases and issues

Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore and Elaine Chiao Ling Yang


2. An insight into the motivations of Thai Working and Holiday Makers (WHMs)
Walanchalee Wattanacharoensil and Suwadee Talawanich



3. Asian youth’s motivations and experience of short-term international field trips: Two cases of students in Macao, China and Seoul, South Korea
Suh-hee Choi and Jurak Kim


4. Azerbaijan youth culture and its influence on their dark tourism experiences
Firangiz Israfilova and Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore


5. Donkey friends in Europe: A mobile ethnographic study in group orientation of Chinese outbound backpackers
Wenjie Cai


6. "Stranger in foreign lands": Exploring Chinese post-80s tourists’ safety concerns and coping strategies in adventure tourism
Mingming Cheng


7. Japanese students on educational tourism: Current trends and challenges
Hayato Nagai and Sho Kashiwagi


8. The motivations and experiences of young Chinese self-drive tourists
Claire Liu


9. Determinants of travel intention among Asian visitors at the cultural creative parks – perspective from theory of planned behavior
Ryan Wu and Chia-Wen Chen


10. The interpersonal interaction and socialisation of volunteers: Case study of ride for love
Julie Jie Wen, Qing-qing Lin and Bi-qi Peng

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