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Backpack travellers using commercial backpacker accommodation in Queensland

Wallace, Bruce Andrew (1991) Backpack travellers using commercial backpacker accommodation in Queensland. Coursework Master thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

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Abstract

The Backpacker market in Queensland has emerged as an important segment of the tourism system in Australia. The Backpack traveller is predominantly from overseas and is seeking a particular type of travel experience. In order to maintain this style of travel, Backpack travellers are away from home for long periods of time, make use of less expensive accommodation, use low cost transport and engage in tours and activities that will meet the travel experience they are seeking. The aim of this minor research thesis is to investigate the size of the Backpacker market in Queensland and to identify the transport and expenditure patterns and selected socio-demographic characteristics of Backpack travellers using commercial Backpacker accommodation in Queensland.

Item Type: Thesis (Coursework Master thesis)
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Master of Business(Tourism Development)

Uncontrolled Keywords: Tourism, Queensland, Tourist camps, backpacker accommodation, low cost accomodation, travellers, tourists, holiday accomodation
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Hospitality Tourism and Marketing
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2010 22:24
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:44
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15724
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