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Cover for Religious tourism in Asia: tradition and change through case studies and narratives.

This book brings together a range of case studies in the areas of religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia. It assesses the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious tourism and secular spaces on a global stage, and explores key learning points from a range of...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Branding the Buddha's birthplace: exploring Nepal's potential to become a destination of global Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Nepal's potential for Buddhist tourism, and suggests that incorporating Buddhist tourism into the overall nation-branding campaign would not only accentuate the country's genuine heritage but also appeal to a large number of faith-inspired travellers....

Author(s)
Adhikari, D.; Zhang JuYan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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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 and pilgrimage management: an international perspective.

This book aims to demonstrate to the reader the intrinsic details that have a crucial role to play within the religious tourism and pilgrimage management process. This 2nd edition lays a foundation for scholars, practitioners and students who do not study management, but who are concerned with the...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism experiences in South East Asia.

This chapter discusses and examines the tourist motivations to visit religious (Buddhist) sites, and addresses the role of religious tourism in regional development among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The motivation of visitors is discussed by way of a case study of ...

Author(s)
Choe JaeYeon; O'Regan, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Info
Cover for Cultural tourism.

This book deals with the phenomena of cultural tourism within different global contexts, offering insight into contemporary research and case studies that in their cross-cutting themes consider different approaches to the management of cultural tourism within diverse cultural contexts. In providing ...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Morpeth, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious practices and performance in Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism.

This chapter examines the function of religious practices in contemporary religious tourism by introducing a performance approach in tourism studies, using Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism as the case study. Specifically, the characteristics of religious practices and the shared common sense among...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Constructs of foot pilgrimage in Islam: the case of Arbaeen Ziyara.

This chapter addresses the Islamic academic notions pertinent to route-based pilgrimage, particularly involving 'foot pilgrimage', and embraces scholarly deliberations on foot pilgrimage from an Islamic vantage point. The chapter also investigates the reasons behind the lack of studies covering...

Author(s)
Mujtaba, U.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter

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