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Cover for Developing pilgrimage itineraries: the way of St Francis in Umbria as case in point.

This chapter reflects on new forms of religious tourism, at both the theoretical and scientific levels, in examining the Way of St Francis, which, through the involvement of political and religious authorities, was awarded the 'pilgrim's licence'. In 2011, a new entrepreneurial initiative was...

Author(s)
Sal, P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The halal tourism: a business model opportunity.

By focusing on Halal tourism, which is rooted in the Islamic culture and religion, this chapter demonstrates that the way to discover the world is changing and ethical tourism is moving forward. The chapter highlights ways to promote ethical and Halal tourism in the context of non-Muslim...

Author(s)
Biancone, P. P.; Secinaro, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Continuity from local cult to 'accepted' ritual.

This chapter analyses the cult of the Madonna of Alno in Canzano, a rural town in the province of Teramo, Abruzzo (Italy), through an interpretation inspired by European religious ethnology and the anthropology of Christianity. An historical examination of this local cult reveals the complexity of...

Author(s)
Spitilli, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage, religious tourism and heritage in Calabria.

This chapter analyses the contemporary forms of pilgrimage and religious tourism in Calabria from a specific perspective, that of mystic figures in present times. Focus is placed on Fratel Cosimo (i.e. Brother Cosimo), a contemporary figure at the origin of a very important cult in Calabria....

Author(s)
Bellio, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
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
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Cover for The cult of Señor de los Milagros of Peruvians in Italy.

This chapter reflects on the worship of the Señor de los Milagros by Peruvian immigrants in Italy, and the related pilgrimages held in Perugia and Rome. The chapter intends to illustrate the way in which the members of the Peruvian diaspora have been able to realize and use a counter-hegemonic...

Author(s)
Cruzzolin, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An ethnology of the foreign traveller to the shrine of St Nicholas of Bari, Italy.

This chapter brings to light the transnational nature of the cult of St Nicholas of Bari (Italy), which attracts Catholic and Orthodox pilgrims (Italians and Slavs), due to the particular appeal of the saint, a native of Myra. The analysis highlights the perspective of a French 'foreign traveller'...

Author(s)
Julliard, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A transnational cult: St Rita of Cascia.

This chapter examines the veneration of St Rita of Cascia with reference to local perspectives: the relationship between the saint and the town of Cascia, with which she is identified. The chapter analyses the pilgrimage to Roccaporena in Cascia, with a reflection on the boundaries between...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural tourism: issues and policies.

This chapter explores cultural tourism and its related policies, considering the distinctiveness and pervasiveness of the concept within contemporary society, and how different societies value, plan for and develop policies of this nature. The chapter recognizes the almost inevitable...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.; Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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