Share of global luxury expenditure in 2007 4.90% Europe 16.50% USA 38.40% Asia Pacific exc Japan 15.70% Japan Middle East aand 24.40% others
LUXURY EXPERIENCES AND SERVICES In-flight massages; Yoga classes; Spa; Personal chefs; Luxury of feeling and looking good. + leasing goods
D IFFERENCES IN THE IMPORTANCE OF PURCHASING LUXURY TRAVEL GOODS ACROSS THE FREQUENCY GROUPSScale: 1 = not at all important; 5 = veryimportant. 4,14 3,47 4,11 4,35 4,11
D IFFERENCES IN THE IMPORTANCE OF SHOPPING VENUES FOR LUXURY ACROSS THE FREQUENCY GROUPSScale: 1 = not at all important; 5 = veryimportant. 4,09 3,45 3,95 4,33
D IFFERENCES IN THE IMPORTANCE OF SHOPPING DESTINATIONS FOR LUXURY ACROSS THE FREQUENCY GROUPSScale: 1 = not at all important; 5 = veryimportant. 4,51 3,87 4,68 4,62
TODAY TOURISTS WANT remote hotel suites; private villas with a private beach or pool; personal tour guides, trainers and cooking chefs... ...and they are willing to pay its high prices.
C AN PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES USE SERIOUS LEISUREACTIVITIES IN A SIMILAR WAY TO PEOPLE WITHOUT DISABILITIES ???SERIOUS leisure
ATTITUDE TO PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES . H OW IT HAS CHANGED !people with peopledisabilities with disabilitieswere seen as should behelpless victims accorded positive
S OME FACTS Most people with intellectual disabilities spend only 4 hours at the weekend for any leisure activities; They spend their leisure time alone in loneliness; In Australia 53, 2% of people with intellectual disabilities are employed ..
W HAT ARE THE POSITIVE BENEFITS OF SERIOUS LEISURE ? To gain people’s respect (recognition, feeling good about one-self, positive reactions) and derive a sense of personal pride (standing on a dais, receiving trophies and medals); Making new friends.
Joining a serious leisure association; Volunteering as a serious leisure activity.
CONCLUSIONS Most popular category in Luxury shopping is fashion and leather; they have the largest product sector in the luxury goods market; The most popular venues for luxury shopping are shopping centres and malls; Asia, Europe and the USA are important shopping destinations; Travelling for the purpose of buying luxury products and services now are the fastest – growing segment of the tourism industry; The number of people who want to experience luxury is constantly on the rise; Serious leisure help people with intellectual disabilities to gain the necessary confidence to communicate with a range of people; Serious leisure increases their social competencies; Serious leisure help those people to feel happier and received..