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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations to visit sacred historical objects: the Lindisfarne Gospels' visit to Durham 2013 - a sacred journey?

This chapter analyses the impacts of 'eventization' on the 3-month release of the Lindisfarne Gospels from the British Library to Durham Cathedral for an exhibition in the summer of 2013, compared to those of a promotion of the Lindisfarne Gospels in 2003 and of the Magna Carta in 2015. This...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Walking the way of St James: spiritual journeys to the cathedrals of sport.

This chapter examines the emergence of secular pilgrimages by the serious leisure-inspired English football pilgrim. The chapter focuses on the connections of pilgrimage to topophilia and nostalgia-driven heritage sport tourism. An evocative autoethnographic vignette is presented, inspired by the...

Author(s)
Wright, R. K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Event management and sustainability.

This book discusses concepts of sustainable management and how it relates to various sectors within the events industry. It illustrates the fundamental importance of local communities, businesses and interested stakeholders in relation to future events in regional, national and international...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Musgrave, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The London 2012 Olympic Games: the cultural tourist as a pillar of sustainability.

This chapter highlights the global scope that the Olympics has, not just in sporting terms but also in its capacity for cultural exchange. The chapter presents a treatise on the emergence of possible Olympic hosting in 'the east' and the cultural significance for the event travelling beyond a...

Author(s)
Russell, K. A.; O'Connor, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Long-term legacy implications for Olympic Games.

This chapter evaluates the lessons learned from the Olympic Games of Sydney and Barcelona in relation to legacy planning, especially the social consequences, and the 'best-practice' lessons that can be incorporated within the London Olympics 2012 planning in relation to future long-term legacies....

Author(s)
Sadd, D.; Jones, I.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Critical success factors in sustainable events.

This chapter examines critical success factors for events-led sustainable destination management strategies, based on one rural and three urban UK case studies exploring the extent to which the seven success factors for business tourism (namely, leadership, networking, branding, skills,...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Jones, E.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book chapter

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