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Aktiv turism: Svenskar som åker på hälso- och träningsresor
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study is to investigate a specific form of Special Interest Tourism (SIT), namely health- and fitnesstravels. This kind of travelling is studied from a Swedish perspective and includes aspects like gender and age in active tourism. It also includes which travel motivations that lies beyond the choice of an active vacation.

The study is based on a survey that was sent in an e-mail to the health tourism company InShapeTravel´s customers. The answers to the survey has been analyzed and related to earlier research about active tourism.

The result shows that more women than men participate in the kind of healthy travels that InShapeTravel offers. A majority of the respondents are between 41-60 years old and the most common travel motivation was “Better physic/psychic wellbeing”. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 41 p.
Keyword [sv]
Hälsoresor, träningsresor, aktiv turism, Special Interest Tourism, livsstil
National Category
Human Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-73180OAI: diva2:630243
Subject / course
Examensarbete i Geografi, för kandidatexamen
Educational program
Tourism Programme
Available from: 2013-06-19 Created: 2013-06-18 Last updated: 2013-06-19Bibliographically approved

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