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Cover for Promoting elephant-friendly tourism.

The village of Sauraha in Nepal is a principal entry point to Chitwan National Park and has been influenced by multiple events over the past few years, affecting the local tourism dynamics and specific tourism products like elephant-back safaris. The global debate on animal welfare visibly...

Author(s)
Strien, M. van; Schmidt-Burbach, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consuming poverty: volunteer tourism in an orphanage in Nepal.

This chapter draws from research on volunteer tourism in orphanages in Nepal, joining the debate on the relationship of orphanage tourism to modern slavery. The chapter sheds light on an implicit and fundamental manifestation of domination in orphanage tourism: the business of poverty. Indeed,...

Author(s)
Benali, A.; Oris, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism and environmental conservation in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, World Heritage Site, Nepal.

Lumbini is an important pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction in Nepal. This chapter discusses how the Lumbini Master Plan (LMP) integrated the surrounding environment in the site development and the challenges that site managers have faced in implementing this vision and balancing its social,...

Author(s)
Lafortune-Bernard, A.; Suwal, R. N.; Weise, K.; Coningham, R. A. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management - Southern Asia.

In Southern Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is now present in most countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. Although there are no confirmed reports of its presence in Afghanistan or Maldives, it is highly likely that it is present in...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; Shrestha, B. B.; Ali, M. H.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Implications for managed visitor experiences at Muktinath Temple (Chumig Gyatsa) in Nepal: a netnography.

This chapter presents the case of Muktinath Temple in Nepal and the use of user-generated content as a management tool. It aims to (i) see the extent to which the use of TripAdvisor is feasible in gaining an indication of visitors' experiences when visiting a sacred site; (ii) gain insight into the ...

Author(s)
Jong, M. de; Grit, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing religious tourism.

This book endeavours to put forward a toolkit that will aid positive outcomes in religious tourism management, drawing on case studies from multiple countries and regions. This book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the theoretical aspects of managing sacred sites; the...

Author(s)
Griffiths, M.; Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book
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Cover for Branding the Buddha's birthplace: exploring Nepal's potential to become a destination of global Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Nepal's potential for Buddhist tourism, and suggests that incorporating Buddhist tourism into the overall nation-branding campaign would not only accentuate the country's genuine heritage but also appeal to a large number of faith-inspired travellers....

Author(s)
Adhikari, D.; Zhang JuYan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Journeys of emancipation: disrupting poverty in Nepal.

This chapter provides an overview of the entrepreneurial roles in tourism played by women forming grassroots organizations within the developing economy of rural and remote Nepal. Their stories demonstrate their desire for emancipation from socially constructed power roles, through the disruption...

Author(s)
Hillman, W.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter

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