Whether we travel to discover the unknown or to simply take a break from our daily routine, it's often said that travel broadens the mind. But how exactly does travel impact life, and how does the relationship between travel and life change at different life stages? In new research, Associate Professor Xiaoxiao Fu at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management and her collaborators take a developmental perspective on tourism consumption and look at how travel and life inform and shape each other, from childhood to maturity.
Fu, X, Kirillova, K, Lehto, X, (2022). Travel and life: a developmental perspective on tourism consumption over the life course. Tourism Management, 89. doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2021.104447.
"Travel and Life – A Development Perspective,"
Rosen Research Review: Vol. 3:
2, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/rosen-research-review/vol3/iss2/5