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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
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Cover for Tablighi Jamaat: a multidimensional movement of religious travellers.

Tablighi Jamaat is a voluntary mass movement that preaches Islamic teachings, mainly of the Deobandi school of thought, in the Indian subcontinent. This chapter aims to contribute to the religious tourism literature by discussing the transformative nature and role of Tablighi Jamaat within the...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
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 The impact of cultural tourism on host communities.

This chapter explores the various ways in which cultural tourism impacts on host communities. After initially defining the concept of community and its multifaceted elements, the chapter considers the problems associated with a range of impacts, including economic, environmental and socio-cultural, ...

Author(s)
Fernandes, C.
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