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Religious tourism and pilgrimage festivals management: an international perspective.

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Describing practical applications, models and case studies, this book provides an insight into the management of religious tourism, covering both ancient sacred sites and emerging destinations. It examines the relationships between religion and tourism and explores the pressures on sacred spaces to become commercialized and "festivalized" arenas, while still maintaining their religious and spiritu...


Chapter 14 (Page no: 170)

Case study 5: The importance and the role of faith (religious) tourism as alternative tourism resources in Turkey.

This chapter considers the emergence of faith tourism within the wider context of tourism development within Turkey, arguing that Turkey has a competitive tourist product emerging through the resources of the Peninsula of Anatolio, which houses the sacred sites of Islam, Judaism and Christianity.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction: establishing linkages between religious travel and tourism. Author(s): Raj, R. Morpeth, N. D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) The globalization of pilgrimage tourism? Some thoughts from Ireland. Author(s): Griffin, K. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 35) Motivations for religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events. Author(s): Blackwell, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 48) The management and marketing of religious sites, pilgrimage and religious events: challenges for Roman Catholic pilgrimages in Croatia. Author(s): Pavicic, J. Alfirevic, N. Batarelo, V. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 64) Sustaining tourism infrastructures for religious tourists and pilgrims within the UK. Author(s): Rotherham, I. D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 78) Sacred pilgrimage and tourism as secular pilgrimage. Author(s): Ambrósio, V.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 89) Religion, pilgrimage, mobility and immobility. Author(s): Arellano, A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 98) Religious tourism and cultural pilgrimage: a Chinese perspective. Author(s): Zhang Mu Huang Li Wang JianHong Liu Ji Jie YanGeng Lai XiTing
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 113) Centering the visitor: promoting a sense of spirituality in the Caribbean. Author(s): Mulligan, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 127) Case study 1: The festival of sacrifice and travellers to the city of heaven (Makkah). Author(s): Raj, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 140) Case study 2: Christian/Catholic pilgrimage - studies and analyses. Author(s): Ambrósio, V. Pereira, M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 153) Case study 3: Ancient and modern pilgrimage: El Camino Frances. Author(s): Morpeth, N. D.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 161) Case study 4: The symbolic representation of religion, culture and heritage and their implications on the tourism experience. The example of the 'Ciudad de Cultura' in Santiago de Compostela. Author(s): Scheer, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 184) Case study 6: Visiting sacred sites in India: religious tourism or pilgrimage? Author(s): Shinde, K. A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 198) Case study 7: Islamic pilgrimage and the market need for travel insurance. Author(s): Rashid, T.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 211) Case study 8: Fátima - the religious tourism altar. Author(s): Pinho, M. I. R. B. de Pinho, I. M. R. T. de

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Akdeniz University School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932251
  • Record Number
  • 20073138813