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Cover for Cuba and its Christian roots: a case for understanding religious tourism.

This chapter discusses the potential for Cuba, despite decades of tension and conflict with the Catholic Church, as a destination for religious tourism. The chapter explores not only the limitations and dichotomies of authenticity but also the roots of religion, tourism and politics. While social...

Author(s)
Echarri Chavéz, M.; Cisneros Mustelier, L.; Korstanje, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visiting graves, tombs and shrines in Islamic Law.

This chapter explores the issues and concepts associated with the burial of the dead in Islam, the construction of graves and tombs and their visitation. It looks at the debate over the permissibility of visiting sacred sites like tombs and shrines in the Sunni legal tradition. In addition to...

Author(s)
Güney, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Halal tourism: the case of Turkey.

This chapter discusses the concept of halal tourism and presents the case of Turkey as a halal tourism destination. The chapter identifies the fundamentals of halal and halal tourism. It also discusses how we can plan for the development of halal tourism, looking at the consumption side and the...

Author(s)
Bİlİm, Y.; Özer, Ö.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Kosher tourism: a case study from Greece.

This chapter discusses the importance for certain religions of adhering to particular regulations and guidelines regarding food and lifestyle, and points out the importance for tourism and hospitality professionals to understand such regulations. The chapter presents a case study of a strictly...

Author(s)
Moira, P.; Mylonopoulos, D.; Vasilopoulou, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for War and cultural heritage: the case of religious monuments.

This chapter outlines the various international agreements, treaties and legal frameworks governing the treatment of cultural sites in general and religious sites in particular, during times of war. The chapter highlights cases where the destruction of religious sites has been punished by...

Author(s)
Mylonopoulos, D.; Moira, P.; Kikilia, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consciousness in conflict.

This chapter explores the public consciousness of conflict. It also discusses how the issues of identity, perception and representation are (re)presented and embedded within diverse touristic activities and experiences. The chapter also covers matters of understanding the cultures and...

Author(s)
Suleman, R.; Qayum, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Defamation of religion and freedom of speech.

This chapter discusses the nature of the conflict between freedom of religion and freedom of speech, which have implications for religious tourism. The chapter focuses on the apparent conflict associated with published content that gives offence to religious sentiments, defames a religion and is...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, A.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Imagining the contours of culture: is religious tourism a precondition for conflict?

This chapter is based on a philosophical interrogation of religious tourism and conflict. It asks many questions about how religion acts and can act as a force for conflict or peace. Though it does not provide a definitive answer to a complex issue of this calibre, it holds the thesis that cultural ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M.; Echarri Chavéz, M.; Cisneros Mustelier, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protestants and pilgrimages: the Protestant infrastructure in Jerusalem.

This chapter studies the formation of Protestant pilgrimage infrastructure in Jerusalem from its early beginnings in the 1820s until 1948. It also explores the theological views that motivated or enhanced such projects. The chapter highlights the roots of pilgrimage infrastructure development and...

Author(s)
Ariel, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's campaign on Yezidi religious structures and pilgrimage practices.

This chapter discusses how the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), through the expulsion of Iraqi Christian Chaldean and 'heterodox' Yezidi and Sabean communities, and the destruction of their religious churches, temples and practices, seeks to create a homogenous neo-Salafi space by 'religious ...

Author(s)
Al-Marashi, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter

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