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Cover for The globalization of pilgrimage tourism? Some thoughts from Ireland.

This chapter initially considers the problematic nature of religious and pilgrimage travel as part of the tourism industry, and within an Irish context presents patterns and typologies of pilgrimage, focusing on the pilgrim who travels for religious and spiritual reasons. The chapter cites the work ...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ashura and its commemoration in Ireland: a 'proxy' pilgrimage experience.

This chapter outlines the historical events that led to the celebration of Ashura by Shia Muslims, and how these are linked to the separate Muslim groupings. The various practices in the commemoration of Ashura are presented and in particular some of the most contentions elements are discussed. The ...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Faris, H. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tackling the problems of deficient data when planning for religious tourism management.

This chapter stresses the importance of available, relevant and up-to-date data for effectively planning for religious tourism, for the advancement of tourism knowledge and for the enhancement of visitor experiences (pre and post visit). The chapter highlights Italy, Saudi Arabia and Israel as...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Saint Rita of Cascia: an evolving devotion in Dublin's inner city.

This chapter explores the evolution and anatomy of the devotional practice among a predominantly female congregation, who attend a weekly novena mass in Dublin, Ireland, to seek favours and support from a saint (St Rita of Cascia) who is simultaneously a figure from medieval Italy and an ordinary...

Author(s)
Kiely, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Irish cultural tourism - case study of policy development.

This chapter highlights how over 300 historic houses and gardens in Ireland provide the focus for a cultural tourism experience, emphasizing the scope for visitors to engage in creative forms of tourism within these locations. In marketing these cultural locations for tourism, it is argued that...

Author(s)
Gorman, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Archaeotourism - the past is our future?

This chapter explores the issue of culture through the concept of archaeotourism as a distinctive form of tourism and more specifically as a distinctive specialized product for Irish tourism. The essence of this form of tourism is the conservation of the historical-archaeological sites and how...

Author(s)
McGettigan, F.; Rozenkiewicz, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Re-enactment as an aspect of cultural tourism.

This chapter sets an Irish cultural context as backdrop for the development of cultural tourism, illustrating this by focusing on re-enactment to enliven cultural festivals and sites. The chapter specifically uses the example of the twin Midwest towns Ballina and Killaloe on the banks of the...

Author(s)
Griffin, B.; Ging, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social tourism for low-income groups: benefits in a UK and Irish context.

This chapter provides an analysis of social tourism provision for low-income groups, focusing on the social and economic benefits of such provision. It begins by defining social tourism and discusses issues in relation to holiday participation, poverty and social exclusion. A number of examples of...

Author(s)
Minnaert, L.; Stacey, J.; Quinn, B.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter

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