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Cover for Introduction: motivation of the pilgrimage journey.

This chapter introduces the concept of pilgrimage, and reviews different theories and perspectives to understand the motivations of pilgrims.

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative forms of elephant tourism.

This chapter highlights the key welfare issues with regard to elephant attractions and presents the findings of a survey of tourists who have previously visited elephant attractions in Asia which aimed to find out more about their motivations, the activities they undertook, their experiences and...

Author(s)
Curtin, S.; Day, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrims: values and identities.

This book gathers contributions that address pilgrim motivation, identity and values as they are shaped by the broader sociological, psychological, cultural and anthropological perspectives. The focus of the book is the travellers themselves and their inner world through the lens of their...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book
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Cover for Identity, social practices and values of the pilgrims on the Portuguese Inner Way to Santiago de Compostela.

The objective of this chapter is to make a comparison between the identities and values of the Portuguese tourist-pilgrims and the foreign tourist-pilgrims on the Portuguese Inner Way of Santiago de Compostela (PIWSC). There are differences between the motivations of the pilgrims according to their ...

Author(s)
Azevedo, P.; Pereiro, X.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage tourism to Palestine: the 'Come and See' initiative in Palestine.

This chapter explores the 'Come and See' phenomenon that is gaining ground in Palestine, targeting the pilgrimage market. Under the slogan of 'Comes and See', many initiatives such as Kairos Palestine, the Alternative Tourism group (ATG), the Holy Land Trust and Siraj Center in Palestine urge...

Author(s)
Isaac, R. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lost in the sea of trees: Japan's Aokigahara, suicide and dark tourism.

This chapter discusses the motivations and impulses that draw tourists to Aokigahara or the Suicide Forest in Japan and looks at issues related to individual intents to visit and cultural responses to this dark pilgrimage. Three specific examples of pilgrimage and dark tourism engagement with...

Author(s)
Burger, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What drives voluntourism? Internal impulses and external encouragement.

This chapter aims to identify the motivations behind voluntourism, categorizing them into types so as to provide a foundation upon which we might better assess why it is that so many voluntourists seek to work with children, often in institutional environments. Particular attention is paid to...

Author(s)
Biddle, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Literary tourism.

This chapter examines the phenomenon of literary tourism, discussing key concepts, the major factors in the advance of this form of tourism, the motivations of literary tourists, their interactions with the sites visited, and the impacts of literature on tourism.

Author(s)
Busby, G.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations of the pilgrim to attend the annual pilgrimage of Hajj.

This chapter demonstrates and explores the motivations of individuals attending the annual pilgrimage of Hajj in the holy cities of Makkah and Medina in Saudi Arabia. The chapter further highlights the development of the country from a commercial aspect as well as the use of modern technology to...

Author(s)
Yaqub, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From spiritualism to a new paradigm in tourism: spiritual tourism and motivations.

This chapter offers an analysis of spiritual tourism and its motivations. It argues that as a result of today's stressful city life, materialism and overexposure to constantly evolving technological developments, the vast majority of today's individuals have begun to drown in negative feelings such ...

Author(s)
Güzel, Ö.; Sarİyİldİz, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter

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