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Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism in Japan: shift in values and motivation.

This chapter explores changes in travel motivation to pilgrimage sites in Japanese society across different historical contexts, mainly during the post-war period. It also discusses the increasing presence of western visitors in Japanese pilgrimage sites, who are motivated by a variety of factors...

Author(s)
Progano, R. N.; Kato, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism: the case of Phnom Sampeau, Cambodia.

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the relationship between dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism and determine whether both are the same. After discussing the convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism, the chapter focuses on how these phenomena are manifested in a south-east Asian...

Author(s)
Tan, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resorts.

This chapter explains what resorts are, and presents an overview of studies on their evolution and structure as well as on topics such as the motivation of resort visitors and the environmental and socio-cultural sustainability of resorts.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The social and political dimensions of visitor management: rural home-based accommodations.

This chapter explores visitor management (VM) practices employed by home-based accommodation providers in rural Iran. Two groups of guests staying at these accommodations and their motives are presented, and the challenges faced by the hosts in managing guests are addressed in light of possible...

Author(s)
Hassanli, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Arctic tourism experience from an evolving Chinese perspective.

This chapter provides some basic insight into the growing phenomenon of Chinese visitation to the Arctic. Following brief coverage of the overall context of Chinese tourism development, subsequent sections examine the magnitude of Arctic visitation, visitor profiles, motivations, preferences and...

Author(s)
Huang MingFeng; Tang ChuanZhong; Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Setting the table for mountain tourism: the case of a South African National Park.

This chapter examines Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) as a mountain tourism destination. This case builds the historical progression of this mountain icon, from when it first developed as a tourist destination in the early 1900s to the present day. It further elaborates on mountains as...

Author(s)
Geldenhuys, L. L.; Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Handbook of scales in tourism and hospitality research.

This handbook compiles and presents over 200 measurement scales that capture a variety of concepts and constructs used in hospitality and tourism studies. Categories covered include: motivation scales; residents' perceptions and attitudes scales; image scales; performance evaluation, quality...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Exploring pilgrimage and religious heritage tourism experiences.

This chapter demonstrates that visitors to religious sites seek more than a casual encounter with an interesting or historic attraction. It further discusses the experience of pilgrims who are seeking a range of experiences, not simply those pertaining to their faith or religious beliefs. The...

Author(s)
Bond, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourists to gardens and tourists in the garden: motivators and enablers.

This chapter looks at the profile of garden visitors in the UK, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Motivators, information sources and enablers in garden tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter

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