Family tourism and its influence on students' behaviours as tourists


family tourism
family leisure
tourism activity
student’s tourism
determinants of tourist activity
family travel, family


This research focused on family tourism and its influence on the current interest and participation of students in tourism and on the quality of their lives. The study examined the participants’ frequency and limitations on their involvement in family tourism. The results from the study were compared to the current level of tourism activity. The study compared the forms, types of tourism and methods of its organization. Qualitative research provides more precision in examining the results and this study concentrated on the perception of elements within family tourism involvement that improved life quality. The study collected data using the methods of diagnostic survey and structured in-depth interviews. In addition, the study utilized the non-parametric chi-square test and Spearman's rank correlation coefficient for statistical analysis. The study found that there was statistically significant dependence between travelling with parents in the past and the level and quality of current tourism activities of academic students.


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