Journal of Tourism Futures: Volume 4 Issue 1 , Open Access


Table of contents - Special Issue: Millennials and Generation Z: Challenges and Future Perspectives for International Tourism

Guest Editors: Fabio Corbisiero, Elisabetta Ruspini

Tourism and the new generations: emerging trends and social implications in Italy

Salvatore Monaco

The purpose of this paper is to outline the profile of Italian tourists belonging to the new generations: Millennials or Generation Y (approximately people born in the…


Millennials: America’s cash cow is not necessarily a herd

Steven J. Migacz, James F. Petrick

The purpose of this paper is to examine the travel motivations, perceived benefits of travel, and the utility of travel mediums among US millennials.


Understanding millennials’ tourism experience: values and meaning to travel as a key for identifying target clusters for youth (sustainable) tourism

Elena Cavagnaro, Simona Staffieri, Albert Postma

The purpose of this paper is to better understand the tourism experience of millennials by connecting their value orientations to the meaning that they give to travel. In…


Millennials, sharing economy and tourism: the case of Seoul

Monica Bernardi

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the “Sharing City, Seoul” (SCS) project in order to highlight the role that Millennials are playing in transforming the tourist…


Do hostels play a role in pleasing Millennial travellers? The Portuguese case

Medéia Veríssimo, Carlos Costa

The purpose of this paper is to identify the best hostel practices and trends, and to evaluate and discuss how they are keeping up with the present demand created by the…


Generation Z and the tourist experience: tourist stories and use of social networks

Hamed Haddouche, Christine Salomone

The purpose of this paper is to understand Gen Zers’ tourism experiences and more specifically, through their tourist practices and their use of social networks. It also…


Who am I if you can’t see me? The “self” of young travellers as driver of eWOM in social media

Maria Ek Styvén, Tim Foster

The purpose of this paper is to analyse factors influencing the propensity to share travel experiences in social media during a trip, across a sample of Millennial and…


Meeting the needs of the Millennials and Generation Z: gamification in tourism through geocaching

Heather Skinner, David Sarpong, Gareth R.T. White

The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual framework based on an understanding of the principles of popular mobile-enabled games, indicating how organisations in…

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