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.

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.

Additional Information

Master of Business(Tourism Development)

Item type Thesis (Coursework Master thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15724
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Hospitality Tourism and Marketing
Keywords Tourism, Queensland, Tourist camps, backpacker accommodation, low cost accomodation, travellers, tourists, holiday accomodation
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