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Cover for A risky delight: the dangers of being a participant in a Maltese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Festa</i>.

This chapter examines the Maltese 'festa', a religious celebration honouring the patron saint of each town and village of the Maltese islands Malta and Gozo. The local feasts are typically celebrated with a display of fireworks; sometimes with animal races; always with band parades; and,...

Author(s)
Cassar, G.; Munro, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rise of heritage and religious tourism to sacred sites in Oman.

This chapter first discusses the close connection of heritage and religious tourism in the Sultanate of Oman with particular emphasis on historical and religious accounts. It then presents key religious sites, which, if promoted and developed appropriately, could increase the heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Kessler, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Entrepreneurship for religious tourism in Mumbai, India.

This chapter first summarizes the concept of entrepreneurship in religious tourism by focusing on the theory of religious economy. It then considers the characteristics of the religious tourism marketplace in Mumbai and India. Subsequently, the management strategy of an Islamic tour operator is...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual tourism in sufism in south Asia.

This chapter identifies the importance of pilgrimage in Sufism and describes spiritual tourism and its different types in Islam, namely, Hajj/Umrah, Rihla and ziyara. Visiting graves of spiritual, pious individuals for spiritual development is ziyara. One such grave site in Peshawar, Pakistan, is...

Author(s)
Hasnu, S. A. F.; Saad Aslam
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism in Azerbaijan: current challenges.

This chapter offers an analysis of religious tourism possibilities in Azerbaijan. The potential for international travellers is presented. The analysis includes a reflection on the contemporary challenges of visiting religious places in relation to the country's history and heritage development.

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sacred in caves and mountains: animist and Christian interfaces in the Philippines.

This chapter describes several sacred caves and mountains in the Philippines and considers the importance of the sense of the sacred in nature, as well as its capacity to bring about ekstasis, to Philippine pilgrimage and tourism.

Author(s)
Labor, H. L. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism in the ideological framework of Chinese tourism education.

This chapter deals with the rise and expansion of Chinese presence in tourism-related studies as well as the limitations of Chinese tourism scholars in conducting applied research, particularly in religious tourism. It also looks at the way religious tourism is treated in Chinese tourism education...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; George, B. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage and historical tourism on West Java: learning about history.

This chapter provides a broad introduction to pilgrimage on Java. The aim is to familiarize the reader with Javanese traditions of learning about self and society through travel. To illustrate this, the ethnographic focus is on a group of pilgrims who visit the sacred site of a local ancestor to...

Author(s)
Hellman, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for To own the sacred, to control the people: a case study of the MahāBodhi Temple Complex in Bodhgayā, India.

This chapter uses the Mahābodhi Temple complex, which is both a Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage site, as an example to illustrate the inextricable interrelatedness between a sacred place and identity politics. It also highlights how the religious attention and gaze on historic structures and events...

Author(s)
Joshi, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious migrations in contemporary Central Asia.

This chapter looks at contemporary religious tourism and pilgrimage in central Asia. Sections examine: the forms and problems of external religious tourism in central Asia; the holy places of Muslims in this region as objects of religious tourism; and the sacred sites of other religious confessions ...

Author(s)
Mendikulova, G.; Nadezhuk, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter

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