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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religion, the environment, and sacred places: lessons learned and future directions.

The environment, with its various facets and dimensions, and sacred places and their intersection with religious tourism, have been the central focus of this book. In this final chapter, the authors reflect on some of the insights offered by the contributors on the interconnections between...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Shinde, K. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of natural disasters on religious tourism sites: earthquakes in the spiritual heart of Italy.

Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork including participant observation, site inspections within the forbidden 'red zone' of towns such as Norcia, Amatrice and Campi, and interviews with locals, administrators, tourism industry workers, and clergy, this chapter examines the physical and...

Author(s)
Giovine, M. di; Ascione, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The natural environment and waste management at the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hajj</i>.

This chapter examines how the pilgrimage, hospitality, and tourism sectors are threatening the environment of the Hajj, how the Saudi authorities are managing waste during the Hajj, and what the government's future plans are for ensuring the sustainability of the environment during future Hajj...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interreligious dialogue: trees, stones, water, and interfaith ritual experiences in Lebanon.

The purpose of this chapter is to further explore interfaith pilgrimages in Lebanon through an examination of how elements in the natural landscape, such as trees, water, and stones are utilized by pilgrims. Many religious traditions around the world through human history have utilized these...

Author(s)
Farra-Haddad, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
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 Human sanctuaries can be created everywhere: pilgrimage, tourism, and conservation in Vrindavan, India.

This chapter focuses on how deeper and more philosophical experiences with sacred places, such as Vrindavan, India, can lead to the creation of human sanctuaries. Although present-day Vrindavan, which in popular mythological image is considered a celestial forest and divine playground of Krishna,...

Author(s)
Nash, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the environment in religious tourism destinations: a conceptual model.

The purpose of this chapter is to do a comparative analysis of the environmental issues in six religious tourism destinations and then use this analysis as a basis to propose a conceptual model for explaining environmental management in religious tourism destinations. All the destinations selected...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism and the environment.

The purpose of this book is to examine the interrelationships between religion, tourism, and the environment. The 12 chapters included in this volume elaborate on some of the core aspects of a proposed theoretical model of the ecosystem of religious tourism that views 'the environment' of...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book

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