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Cover for Religious festival in tourism: a comparative perspective of the Aobao festival.

This chapter examines the impact of tourism on the Aobao religious festival held in Tuva and Kazakh settlements in Kanas, Xinjiang, China. In many indigenous communities, tourism impacts religious festivals and undermines their purposes by exposing them to market forces and commercialism. Some...

Author(s)
Yang JingJing; Zhang LingYun
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism in the ideological framework of Chinese tourism education.

This chapter deals with the rise and expansion of Chinese presence in tourism-related studies as well as the limitations of Chinese tourism scholars in conducting applied research, particularly in religious tourism. It also looks at the way religious tourism is treated in Chinese tourism education...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; George, B. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese migrations and pilgrimages around Prato (Italy) and Wenzhou (China).

This chapter examines worship in a migration context, focusing on the Chinese migrants in the city of Prato (Italy). The chapter analyses the role played by the Temple of the Buddhist Association of the Chinese community in Prato, which hosts a range of important festivals and welcomes pilgrims...

Author(s)
Parbuono, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter