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Cultural Tourists Among Students from Toruń—Preliminary Profile

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dc.contributor.author Charzyński, Przemysław
dc.contributor.author Buczkowska-Gołąbek, Karolina
dc.contributor.author Linowski, Mikołaj
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-27T13:28:37Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-27T13:28:37Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Geography and Tourism, Vol. 7, No.1, 2019, pp. 17-28.
dc.identifier.issn 2353-4524
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/6199
dc.description.abstract The objective of this paper is to outline a sketch profile of a young Polish cultural tourist based on an empirical quantitative study, which involved a group of students of Nicholaus Copernicus University in Toruń (UMK). A total of 1,139 surveys were obtained from three different departments. The profile exhibits preferences, motivations, traits, and behaviours of a cultural tourist. Furthermore, an attempt has been made to compare the attained profile of a student from Toruń with the profile of a student from Poznań already presented by Buczkowska in 2014. The comparison of these two profiles seeks to establish similarities and differences in attitudes, preferences, and behaviours of young adults (tourists) studying in different cities. The study may later be extended to other social environments. The research indicated a considerable similarity in behaviours and preferences of both surveyed groups, which could lead to a conclusion that Polish students as a social group exhibit traits characteristic of cultural tourists. It may also mean that learning about culture(s), as well as experiencing it, is of great importance in their travels. For that matter, this comparative study signals the need for further analysis of tourists with the use of the same survey instrument.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Kazimierz Wielki University Press
dc.relation.ispartofseries Geography And Tourism;vol. 7 No 1
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject cultural tourism
dc.subject tourist attitudes and behaviours
dc.subject tourism
dc.subject tourist profile
dc.subject students
dc.subject Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
dc.subject UMK
dc.subject Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
dc.title Cultural Tourists Among Students from Toruń—Preliminary Profile
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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