Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki

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ISSN: 1644-0501     eISSN: 2353-3188    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/ept.2016.4.36-08
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Issue archive / nr 4 (36) 2016
Two Generations of Backpackers. Identifying the Multisectional Structures of Backpacking Tourism Participants in Poland

Authors: Jolanta Barbara Jabłonkowska
University School of Physical Education in Wrocław, Poland
Keywords: Poland travelling the elderly backpacking alternative tourism
Year of publication:2016
Page range:15 (89-103)
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Backpacking is still an unrecognised issue in Poland. A survey research performed in years 2013–2014 was to identify the demographic profile of the Polish backpackers. The representative group was chosen with the purposive sampling method. The identity and demographic criteria were assumed basic for the selection. The respondents were 100 representatives aged 18–25 years and 100 people aged 60–75. A survey questionnaire was applied to identify and describe the multilayer structures of the backpacking movement in Poland. The paper presents results reflecting the sociodemographic aspects of the Polish backpacker tourism among the young and elderly generations.
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