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Cover for Conflicts, religion and culture in tourism.

The principle behind this book is to demonstrate to the reader the range of elements that come in to play when one considers themes such as conflict, religion and culture in relation to tourism. The book provides an assessment of the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

This book covers the ideological motives and religious perceptions behind travel to sites prescribed with sanctity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and puts emphasis on a practical application of religious tourism and pilgrimage management. Part I of the book, 'Western Pilgrimage to Holy Cities...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book
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Cover for Christianity - contemporary Christian pilgrimage and traditional management practices at sacred sites.

This chapter explores contemporary Christian pilgrimage experiences, with emphasis on where pilgrimage fits in the life of a contemporary believer. In so doing, it addresses the changing demands of contemporary pilgrims, as well as the factors that are shaping current pilgrimage patterns. The...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to Islamic tourism.

This chapter defines Islamic tourism and presents an overview of the book's chapters.

Author(s)
Jamal, A.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religion, ideology and terrorism.

This chapter reflects on religion, ideology and terrorism, highlighting that now, in the late 2010s, we live at a particular conjuncture that brings together terrorism and tourism and places them in a context where religion is a defining parameter. The chapter deals with many concepts in relation...

Author(s)
Clarke, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism security: the evolution of theory.

This chapter discusses not only the evolution of the tourism literature on terrorism and security but also focuses on the new tactics of modern terrorism. Each generation of academics regarded terrorism in different ways, forging a much deeper collective discourse, which this chapter attempts to...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Religious tourism and pilgrimage management: an international perspective.

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...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to sacred or secular journeys.

This introductory chapter initially explores the complex nature of the concepts of religion and tourism and the interaction between the two. It subsequently explores the emerging experience economy, and the implications for how an expanding symbolic economy has the capacity to change the...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The globalization of pilgrimage tourism? Some thoughts from Ireland.

This chapter initially considers the problematic nature of religious and pilgrimage travel as part of the tourism industry, and within an Irish context presents patterns and typologies of pilgrimage, focusing on the pilgrim who travels for religious and spiritual reasons. The chapter cites the work ...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations for religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events.

This chapter reassesses theories of motivation, both historical and contemporary, related to religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events, recognizing the act of travel as well as the arrival as part of the complex matrix of travel motivators. The chapter introduces discourses on content...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Blackwell, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter

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