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Cover for Tablighi Jamaat: a multidimensional movement of religious travellers.

Tablighi Jamaat is a voluntary mass movement that preaches Islamic teachings, mainly of the Deobandi school of thought, in the Indian subcontinent. This chapter aims to contribute to the religious tourism literature by discussing the transformative nature and role of Tablighi Jamaat within the...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Constructs of foot pilgrimage in Islam: the case of Arbaeen Ziyara.

This chapter addresses the Islamic academic notions pertinent to route-based pilgrimage, particularly involving 'foot pilgrimage', and embraces scholarly deliberations on foot pilgrimage from an Islamic vantage point. The chapter also investigates the reasons behind the lack of studies covering...

Author(s)
Mujtaba, U.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious practices and performance in Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism.

This chapter examines the function of religious practices in contemporary religious tourism by introducing a performance approach in tourism studies, using Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism as the case study. Specifically, the characteristics of religious practices and the shared common sense among...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The halal tourism: a business model opportunity.

By focusing on Halal tourism, which is rooted in the Islamic culture and religion, this chapter demonstrates that the way to discover the world is changing and ethical tourism is moving forward. The chapter highlights ways to promote ethical and Halal tourism in the context of non-Muslim...

Author(s)
Biancone, P. P.; Secinaro, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Holy foods and religious tourism: Konya and Mevlevi cuisine.

This chapter discusses the dishes of Konya (Turkey) that reflect the rich culinary culture that Mevlana Celâleddîn-i Rumi described in his book, including the food for special occasions and food used in sacred regional and indoctrination ceremonies. The study also attempts to answer the following...

Author(s)
Yİlmaz, M.; Güneș, E.; Sormaz, Ü.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Battlefield tourism: the potential of Badr, Uhud and the Trench (Khandaq) battles for Islamic tourism.

This chapter discusses the role of battlefield tourism within the context of Islamic tourism. Drawing insights from dark and heritage tourism literature, the chapter discusses why people are interested in visiting historical sites associated with famous battles. It then introduces three key battles ...

Author(s)
Akbulut, O.; Ekİn, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Halal tourism: insights from experts in the field.

This chapter first presents a synthesis of current research on Halal tourism using a small-scale meta-analysis of previous literature. It then presents findings of a study that was designed to provide insights into Halal tourism from the point of view of tourism experts with a special focus on the...

Author(s)
Vargas-Sánchez, A.; Moral-Moral, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An opportunity unexploited: a pilgrim's observations on the potential of Muslim pilgrimage (Hajj).

This chapter discusses why the Muslim pilgrimage to Makkah (Hajj) is a disturbingly underutilized or unexploited business opportunity for the Islamic tourism industry, and puts forward suggestions to improve the utilization of its potential. The chapter assesses the potential benefits of Hajj from...

Author(s)
Acar, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism in the Sultanate of Oman: the potential for mosque tourism to thrive.

The purpose of this chapter is to present religious tourism in the Sultanate of Oman and to determine the potential of mosque tourism as a means to contribute towards visitors' cultural experience enrichment. The chapter presents and discusses a classification of Oman's religious sites, including...

Author(s)
Kessler, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tackling the problems of deficient data when planning for religious tourism management.

This chapter stresses the importance of available, relevant and up-to-date data for effectively planning for religious tourism, for the advancement of tourism knowledge and for the enhancement of visitor experiences (pre and post visit). The chapter highlights Italy, Saudi Arabia and Israel as...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter

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