Backpacking and youth tourism: evidences from the literature, perspectives from a case study
Journal Title: RIVISTA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA 
Author/s: Stefania Cerutti 
Year:  2021 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  25 Pg. 61-85 FullText PDF:  0 KB
DOI:  10.3280/rgioa1-2021oa11643
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This paper examines the young tourism in the context of the backpacking phenomenon. The origin and evolution of this form of travel are presented and discussed through the literature review on the backpacking theme; defining elements and approaches emerge, to date, mixed with changed and changing motivations and experiences. The market-oriented approach is, in fact, enriched by geographical,sociological and anthropological perspectives, in order to outline the main characteristics and dynamics of backpacking. The paper aims at contribute to the analysis of the backpacker demand side, presenting data and results from a case study on the attitude of young university students.
Keywords: Backpacking, youth tourism, tourist experiences, backpacker students

Stefania Cerutti, Backpacking and youth tourism: evidences from the literature, perspectives from a case study in "RIVISTA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA" 1/2021, pp. 61-85, DOI:10.3280/rgioa1-2021oa11643

   

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