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Cover for To brand Gandhara, the Ancient Buddhist Centre: Pakistan's potential to develop Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Pakistan's potential for Buddhist tourism and suggests the incorporation of the Buddhist site of Gandhara into the nation-branding programmes of Pakistan. Campaign planning recommendations are presented in terms of organizations involved, long-term goals,...

Author(s)
Zhang, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nankana Sahib as 'A symbol of religious coexistence'.

This chapter outlines the origins and development of Sikhism, and its integration with other religious practices in modern Pakistan. As the birthplace of this belief, Nankana Sahib possesses enormous potential for the development of religious tourism. The chapter identifies the main religious sites ...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The destination marketing development of religious tourism in Uzbekistan: a case study.

Following an in-depth discussion of Sufism and its development in Uzbekistan, this chapter presents a model which outlines how the Sufi tourism 'product' in Uzbekistan could be positioned and marketed to a broad range of religious tourists and pilgrims. Recommendations regarding visitor...

Author(s)
Navruz-zoda, B.; Navruz-zoda, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religion and religious tourism: a case study of Kerala.

This chapter presents an overview of pilgrimage tourism in India and provides some insights on three temples in the state of Kerala to understand the intricacies of the practices of modern-day Hinduism.

Author(s)
Pillai, S. K. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continuity from local cult to 'accepted' ritual.

This chapter analyses the cult of the Madonna of Alno in Canzano, a rural town in the province of Teramo, Abruzzo (Italy), through an interpretation inspired by European religious ethnology and the anthropology of Christianity. An historical examination of this local cult reveals the complexity of...

Author(s)
Spitilli, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage, religious tourism and heritage in Calabria.

This chapter analyses the contemporary forms of pilgrimage and religious tourism in Calabria from a specific perspective, that of mystic figures in present times. Focus is placed on Fratel Cosimo (i.e. Brother Cosimo), a contemporary figure at the origin of a very important cult in Calabria....

Author(s)
Bellio, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fighting for the saint: ritual rivalries in traditional pilgrimages.

This chapter analyses a number of local pilgrimages in Provence (France), where excesses and rivalry among the parishioners were evident, to the extent of violent combat, as they fought for the honour of serving the saint. The ritual battles have now become an instrument of tourism development,...

Author(s)
Fournier, L. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese migrations and pilgrimages around Prato (Italy) and Wenzhou (China).

This chapter examines worship in a migration context, focusing on the Chinese migrants in the city of Prato (Italy). The chapter analyses the role played by the Temple of the Buddhist Association of the Chinese community in Prato, which hosts a range of important festivals and welcomes pilgrims...

Author(s)
Parbuono, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Globalizing romani culture: the pilgrimage to the sea in Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (France).

This chapter examines the cult of Saint Sarah in Saintes Maries de la Mer, in the Camargue (France), where the gypsy saint, who is not officially recognized by the Catholic Church, is the subject of strong devotion among Roma communities. Romani pilgrims return each year to pay homage to Sarah at...

Author(s)
Loiseau, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cult of Señor de los Milagros of Peruvians in Italy.

This chapter reflects on the worship of the Señor de los Milagros by Peruvian immigrants in Italy, and the related pilgrimages held in Perugia and Rome. The chapter intends to illustrate the way in which the members of the Peruvian diaspora have been able to realize and use a counter-hegemonic...

Author(s)
Cruzzolin, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter

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