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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
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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
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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
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Cover for To own the sacred, to control the people: a case study of the MahāBodhi Temple Complex in Bodhgayā, India.

This chapter uses the Mahābodhi Temple complex, which is both a Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage site, as an example to illustrate the inextricable interrelatedness between a sacred place and identity politics. It also highlights how the religious attention and gaze on historic structures and events...

Author(s)
Joshi, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Pilgrimages toward South Lebanon: holy places relocating Lebanon as a part of the Holy Land.

This chapter presents a case study of holy places being used to rebrand Lebanon as a part of the Holy Land. The study focuses on South Lebanon where hundreds of churches, monasteries, mosques, maqâms and mazars are found in and around important cities and small villages. The chapter seeks to...

Author(s)
Farra-Haddad, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Archaeotourism - the past is our future?

This chapter explores the issue of culture through the concept of archaeotourism as a distinctive form of tourism and more specifically as a distinctive specialized product for Irish tourism. The essence of this form of tourism is the conservation of the historical-archaeological sites and how...

Author(s)
McGettigan, F.; Rozenkiewicz, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing heritage and cultural tourism resources in Dubrovnik.

This chapter focuses on the UNESCO World Heritage city of Dubrovnik (Croatia) as an example of an urban cultural tourism development. In promoting the application of a sustainable development model for the better management of cultural sites, incorporating the views of local people is advocated. It ...

Author(s)
Pavlic, I.; Raguž, I. V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban regeneration and cultural development of Girona.

This chapter uses the specific context of Girona (Spain) and its urban recovery plan which stretches over four decades, to map out a descriptive overview of the chronology of restoration and preservation of historic and heritage sites. Embedded within this descriptive overview is the theme of...

Author(s)
Crous-Costa, N.; Vidal-Casellas, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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