Australian senior adventure travellers to Peru: Maximising older tourists' travel health experience
Bauer, Irmgard (2012) Australian senior adventure travellers to Peru: Maximising older tourists' travel health experience. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 10 (2). pp. 59-68.
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Financially comfortable, with ample spare time and much better health, older people travel more than ever and to more adventurous destinations. Taking Australian senior adventure travellers to Peru as an example, travel health preparations need to take into account the phenomenon 'senior traveller', the destination with its attractions and challenges, and age-related changes and restrictions. The need for routine travel health advice, vaccinations and prophylaxis remains unchanged. However, more emphasis should be placed on locality-specific issues so that age-appropriate advice and preparations maximize the chances for a safe and memorable travel experience.
|Item Type:||Article (Commentary)|
|Keywords:||travel health advice; older person; adventure travel|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920407 Health Protection and/or Disaster Response @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||12 Jul 2012 10:59|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 01:32|
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