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Cover for The impact of Umrah quality attributes on religious tourist loyalty in Saudi Arabia.

The purpose of this chapter is to elaborate on how quality attributes for tourism activities are linked with tourist loyalty for a religious destination. The chapter reports findings of a research study that assessed Umrah quality attributes as presented in four dimensions (Islamic life and belief, ...

Author(s)
Ibrahim Alsini; Erdogan Ekiz; Kashif Hussain
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An opportunity unexploited: a pilgrim's observations on the potential of Muslim pilgrimage (Hajj).

This chapter discusses why the Muslim pilgrimage to Makkah (Hajj) is a disturbingly underutilized or unexploited business opportunity for the Islamic tourism industry, and puts forward suggestions to improve the utilization of its potential. The chapter assesses the potential benefits of Hajj from...

Author(s)
Acar, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Battlefield tourism: the potential of Badr, Uhud and the Trench (Khandaq) battles for Islamic tourism.

This chapter discusses the role of battlefield tourism within the context of Islamic tourism. Drawing insights from dark and heritage tourism literature, the chapter discusses why people are interested in visiting historical sites associated with famous battles. It then introduces three key battles ...

Author(s)
Akbulut, O.; Ekİn, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hajj: the movement and behaviour of crowds.

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by pilgrimages during the Hajj ritual. These range from the internal directions and challenges of Hajj movements from a religious perspective to local services being offered by the Saudi government. Moreover, by logical extension, how psychological and...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage experience and consumption of travel to the City of Makkah for the Hajj ritual.

This chapter explores how Muslims perform the Hajj and what the experience of Hajj is for the individual participant. The Hajj is considered as the culmination of each Muslim's religious duties and aspiration and it is stated in the Holy Qur'an that every physically and financially able Muslim...

Author(s)
Raj, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter