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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 Battlefield tourism: the potential of Badr, Uhud and the Trench (Khandaq) battles for Islamic tourism.

This chapter discusses the role of battlefield tourism within the context of Islamic tourism. Drawing insights from dark and heritage tourism literature, the chapter discusses why people are interested in visiting historical sites associated with famous battles. It then introduces three key battles ...

Author(s)
Akbulut, O.; Ekİn, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The rise of heritage and religious tourism to sacred sites in Oman.

This chapter first discusses the close connection of heritage and religious tourism in the Sultanate of Oman with particular emphasis on historical and religious accounts. It then presents key religious sites, which, if promoted and developed appropriately, could increase the heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Kessler, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage and historical tourism on West Java: learning about history.

This chapter provides a broad introduction to pilgrimage on Java. The aim is to familiarize the reader with Javanese traditions of learning about self and society through travel. To illustrate this, the ethnographic focus is on a group of pilgrims who visit the sacred site of a local ancestor to...

Author(s)
Hellman, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Exploring pilgrimage and religious heritage tourism experiences.

This chapter demonstrates that visitors to religious sites seek more than a casual encounter with an interesting or historic attraction. It further discusses the experience of pilgrims who are seeking a range of experiences, not simply those pertaining to their faith or religious beliefs. The...

Author(s)
Bond, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
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 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