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Cover for Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation.

This chapter challenges conventional models of managing pilgrimage sites in the West, which often see administrators and managers as needing to 'protect' the sacred from tourists who lack the knowledge to engage in appropriate ways with the shrine and its environs. In addition, it is often assumed...

Author(s)
Coleman, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sacred sites and the tourist: sustaining tourism infrastructures for religious tourists and pilgrims - a UK perspective.

This chapter highlights the range of global religious and ceremonial sites which have been the focus of journeys promoting spiritual well-being, particularly within the English village church locale, drawing on additional examples of sacred sites within a UK context. The English village church...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emerging concepts and case studies of eco-cultural tourism.

This chapter uses case study work in a range of rural locations within Europe, Africa and South-East Asia to further the concept of eco-cultural tourism. The core study regions include areas in the Scottish Highlands, in Cornwall, Yorkshire, the Peak District and Norfolk in England, in the Libyan...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reinventing British culture: multiculturalism, travel and cross-cultural comparisons.

This chapter provides important multi-cultural perspectives of culture that are intended to present a range of discourses on culture while also seeking to challenge the dominance of Eurocentric and 'white' perspectives of culture, which have become established as the bedrock on which cultural and...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The London 2012 Olympic Games: the cultural tourist as a pillar of sustainability.

This chapter highlights the global scope that the Olympics has, not just in sporting terms but also in its capacity for cultural exchange. The chapter presents a treatise on the emergence of possible Olympic hosting in 'the east' and the cultural significance for the event travelling beyond a...

Author(s)
Russell, K. A.; O'Connor, N.
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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