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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 Religious tourism in Azerbaijan: current challenges.

This chapter offers an analysis of religious tourism possibilities in Azerbaijan. The potential for international travellers is presented. The analysis includes a reflection on the contemporary challenges of visiting religious places in relation to the country's history and heritage development.

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious migrations in contemporary Central Asia.

This chapter looks at contemporary religious tourism and pilgrimage in central Asia. Sections examine: the forms and problems of external religious tourism in central Asia; the holy places of Muslims in this region as objects of religious tourism; and the sacred sites of other religious confessions ...

Author(s)
Mendikulova, G.; Nadezhuk, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for War and cultural heritage: the case of religious monuments.

This chapter outlines the various international agreements, treaties and legal frameworks governing the treatment of cultural sites in general and religious sites in particular, during times of war. The chapter highlights cases where the destruction of religious sites has been punished by...

Author(s)
Mylonopoulos, D.; Moira, P.; Kikilia, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to cultural tourism philosophy and management.

This chapter introduces conceptual, theoretical, policy and management dimensions of culture and presents various themes and critical discourses that underpin the chapters within this book. Sections discuss: the concept of culture; culture and tourism; engaging with cultural heritage; how culture...

Author(s)
Griffin, K. A.; Raj, R.; Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing heritage and cultural tourism resources.

This chapter explores a range of challenges and issues regarding the management of cultural and heritage tourism. These themes range from how the ownership of a site can influence its philosophy and mission, to a practical discussion of income streams. It then explores the challenges of...

Author(s)
Edwards, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Mobile interpretation at cultural attractions: insights into users and non-users of audio-guides.

This chapter deals with interpretation of heritage attractions. More specifically, it looks at mobile interpretation techniques, discusses their pros and cons, and presents findings from a study on the use of audio-guides conducted at a major museum in Vienna. The findings show that the majority of ...

Author(s)
Bauer-Krösbacher, C.
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

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