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Cover for Structure of regional destinations.

In this chapter a review of the regional distribution of tourism supply is followed by a discussion of patterns of demand and regional travel. Consideration is then given to organizational structures and relationships. An attempt at a regional synthesis is presented before overall patterns are...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Looking ahead.

This chapter looks at the impact and economic costs of the COVID-19 lockdown to tourism, as well as the future of air travel, attractions and tourism to developing countries after the lockdown.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New forms of pilgrimage: World Youth Day Rio 2013.

Focusing on the phenomenon of the World Youth Days, this chapter brings to the fore the new relationships between tourism and the sacred, especially when we consider that in this case religion takes over tourism, not the other way round, and how this fact changes pilgrimages and pilgrims by moving...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, L. T. V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tracking to a pilgrim's beat: insights from a sabbatical journey.

This chapter presents insights from the author's sabbatical journey throughout the USA. It brings together the sabbatical journey and train travel to explore the author's transformative experiences on spiritual enlightenment. Using autoethnography, the author explains why the sabbatical journey was ...

Author(s)
Pryce, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Structure of national destinations.

This chapter discusses the distribution of tourism demand; the travel patterns of international and domestic tourists; the distribution of supply, including consideration of chain hotels and airline networks; and institutional frameworks for tourism. Two examples are then provided of how syntheses...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mobilities and information technology.

This chapter reviews how mobile technologies can be used by the travel industry to support travellers while they are on the move. It discusses how the broader impact of these technologies can be understood using a mobilities paradigm and reviews some of the key aspects of the mobile technologies...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The future of information technology and tourism.

This chapter explains the virtuous cycle of technological development in travel planning and discusses ten emerging trends in the future of information technology and tourism. The first trend focuses on the development of artificial intelligence and the continuing importance of innovation in...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Though I walk through the valley': teaching Richard Wright through experiential learning.

This chapter proposes a potential itinerary to teach the selected works of African-American writer Richard Wright by incorporating the theme of literary pilgrimage to emphasize the connection between travel and liberation. This approach to Wright's work will take students through Paris, Chicago and ...

Author(s)
Hayes, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism routes and their identity.

This chapter introduces the fundamental nature of tourism routes. Sections discuss: the taking and following of routes and trails; routes as ways of describing and defining the movement of travellers; routes and trails as ways of structuring tourism; routes, trails and adventure; and the identity...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter

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