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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 Introduction to sacred or secular journeys.

This introductory chapter initially explores the complex nature of the concepts of religion and tourism and the interaction between the two. It subsequently explores the emerging experience economy, and the implications for how an expanding symbolic economy has the capacity to change the...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage, cultural landscape and tourism in the heritization of churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki.

This chapter deals with the evaluation, commodification and re-sacralization of Christian heritage for the purpose of tourism in Japan. It examines the process of choosing, including and excluding the component assets of the Christian heritage in Japan to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage...

Author(s)
Kawashima, T. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
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
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 Music, money and movement.

This chapter focuses on the global role of performed music as a cultural resource that has historically adapted to new geographical locations, assimilating the cultural and musical nuances of that location. It explores the community dynamic and relationships within performed music and its patterns...

Author(s)
Clarke, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter