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Does size matter? Exploring experiences of large recreational vehicle users

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Hardy, A and Hanson, DJ, Does size matter? Exploring experiences of large recreational vehicle users, Proceedings of the 2011 ANZMAC Conference, 28-30 November, Perth, pp. 1-5. ISBN 978-0-646-56330-5 (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Abstract

Recreational Vehicles (RVs) are a rapidly emerging market within tourism. Despite their growth, little research has been conducted into RVers' motivations, experiences and the diversification of the RV market. Using qualitative research methods, this study explored these issues. The research revealed motivations which included a desire for freedom from standard care and work and home life. It also found that RVing creates its own complexities such as the status afforded by ownership of big rigs, and issues related to rig size.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Tourism
Research Field:Tourism Management
Objective Division:Commercial Services and Tourism
Objective Group:Tourism
Objective Field:Economic Issues in Tourism
Author:Hardy, A (Dr Anne Hardy)
Author:Hanson, DJ (Dr Dallas Hanson)
ID Code:86864
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Management
Deposited On:2013-10-29
Last Modified:2017-11-28
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