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Cover for Motivations for religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events.

This chapter reassesses theories of motivation, both historical and contemporary, related to religious tourism, pilgrimage, festivals and events, recognizing the act of travel as well as the arrival as part of the complex matrix of travel motivators. The chapter introduces discourses on content...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Blackwell, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Islamic tourism: the role of culture and religiosity.

This chapter aims to provide insights into the consumer behaviour of Muslim tourists and their significance as a potential target segment within the context of Halal tourism. More specifically, the chapter intends to discuss the role of religious commitment and culture in impacting Muslim tourist...

Author(s)
Jamal, A.; El-Bassiouny, N.
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 Risk of terrorism and crime on the tourism industry.

This chapter discusses the conceptual differences between crime, hate crime and terrorism. In addition, it evaluates the risks faced by travellers due to the recent phenomenon of terrorism, which has impacted the tourism industry greatly. Finally, the chapter illustrates that terrorism is an...

Author(s)
Ayesha Chowdhury; Raj, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Travelling through a hostile world: the expansion of terror in American culture.

This chapter discusses how colonialism links closely to modern terrorism, which is inextricably intertwined with travel. It also places the notion of exemption and 'American-ness' under a critical lens, and suggests that Americans are particularity exercised by terrorism due to the legacy of...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Skoll, G.; Seraphin, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage, diversity and terrorism.

This chapter reviews many manifestations of terrorism with particular reference to the atrocities carried out against holy visitors. This work is underpinned by an examination of motivations for pilgrimage and the terror philosophy of the perpetrators behind attacks. Issues associated with...

Author(s)
Rashid, T.; Robinson, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nordic pilgrimage to Israel: a case of Christian Zionism.

This chapter provides insight into the Nordic Protestant pilgrimage to Israel, with special attention paid to Christian Zionism. It further discusses how sacred shrines and holy sites often host pilgrims who are united by strong degrees of cultural homogeneity. Jerusalem differs on this point. The...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Takaful: to explore the market need for Hajj travel insurance.

This chapter focuses on Takaful International, an Islamic insurance company which is based on the concept of mutual cooperation and solidarity, to enable pilgrims travelling to Islamic holy places to do so under Islamic jurisprudence or Sharia guidelines. A comparison is presented between Western...

Author(s)
Rashid, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reinventing British culture: multiculturalism, travel and cross-cultural comparisons.

This chapter provides important multi-cultural perspectives of culture that are intended to present a range of discourses on culture while also seeking to challenge the dominance of Eurocentric and 'white' perspectives of culture, which have become established as the bedrock on which cultural and...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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