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Religious tourism and pilgrimage management: an international perspective.

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This book aims to demonstrate to the reader the intrinsic details that have a crucial role to play within the religious tourism and pilgrimage management process. This 2nd edition lays a foundation for scholars, practitioners and students who do not study management, but who are concerned with the appearance and development of religious tourism and pilgrimage. Part I (chapters 1-6) covers concepts...

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Chapter 21 (Page no: 313)

Takaful: to explore the market need for Hajj travel insurance.

This chapter focuses on Takaful International, an Islamic insurance company which is based on the concept of mutual cooperation and solidarity, to enable pilgrims travelling to Islamic holy places to do so under Islamic jurisprudence or Sharia guidelines. A comparison is presented between Western classic insurance and Islamic insurance, followed by a case study of the Takaful International insurance company based in Bahrain.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to sacred or secular journeys. Author(s): Raj, R. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Politics, policy and the practice of religious tourism. Author(s): Trono, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 37) Sacred sites and the tourist: sustaining tourism infrastructures for religious tourists and pilgrims - a UK perspective. Author(s): Rotherham, I. D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 57) The globalization of pilgrimage tourism? Some thoughts from Ireland. Author(s): Griffin, K. Raj, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 79) Religious tourism for religious tolerance. Author(s): Bİlİm, Y. Düzgüner, S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 93) Pilgrimage, diversity and terrorism. Author(s): Rashid, T. Robinson, N.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 103) Motivations for religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events. Author(s): Raj, R. Griffin, K. Blackwell, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 118) Exploring pilgrimage and religious heritage tourism experiences. Author(s): Bond, N.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 130) Sacred pilgrimage and tourism as secular pilgrimage. Author(s): Ambrósio, V.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 146) Social network tools as guides to religious sites. Author(s): Prats, L. Aulet, S. Vidal, D.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 160) Stakeholders and co-creation in religious tourism and pilgrimage. Author(s): Clarke, A. Raffay, Á.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Pilgrimage experience and consumption of travel to the City of Makkah for the Hajj ritual. Author(s): Raj, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 191) Religious tourism experiences in South East Asia. Author(s): Choe JaeYeon O'Regan, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 205) Nordic pilgrimage to Israel: a case of Christian Zionism. Author(s): Leppäkari, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 218) The consumption and management of religious tourism sites in Africa. Author(s): Fadare, S. O. Benson, E. I.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 234) Ashura and its commemoration in Ireland: a 'proxy' pilgrimage experience. Author(s): Griffin, K. Faris, H. M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 254) Revisiting religious tourism in Northern Portugal. Author(s): Fernandes, C. Coelho, J. Brázio, M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 267) From disaster to religiosity: República de Cromañón, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Author(s): Korstanje, M. E. Skoll, G.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 279) Pilgrimages toward South Lebanon: holy places relocating Lebanon as a part of the Holy Land. Author(s): Farra-Haddad, N.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 297) The creation of the cults of SS Paul and Publius in early modern Malta. Author(s): Zammit, V.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Salford Business School, University of Salford, Maxwell Building, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2015
  • ISBN
  • 9781780645230
  • Record Number
  • 20153323741