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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
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Cover for Managing religious tourism.

This book endeavours to put forward a toolkit that will aid positive outcomes in religious tourism management, drawing on case studies from multiple countries and regions. This book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the theoretical aspects of managing sacred sites; the...

Author(s)
Griffiths, M.; Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing cultural shift within religious sites in UK and the role of the performing and visual arts as transforming the experiences of visitors.

This chapter considers the changing status of religious sites in the UK and the role of both visual and performing arts in relation to the experience of visitors at religious sites. Consideration is given to the concept of culture, and cultural production and consumption as significant elements of...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The interrelationship between place symbolism, memory and voluntary income schemes (VIS): the 'stick up for stanage' campaign.

This chapter focuses on the symbolism and affinity apportioned to place by a variety of recreational groups and how this can contribute towards management, for example encouraging participation in voluntary income schemes (VIS), where the tourist/recreationalist helps contribute financially towards ...

Author(s)
Marson, D.; Pope, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social enterprise and the rural landscape.

This chapter introduces the growth and importance of social enterprises to rural communities, the types of social enterprise often found within rural landscapes, the governance and funding complexities such organizations face, and the importance of networking and relationship building within the...

Author(s)
Wiscombe, C. A.; Dobson, C. K.; Heyworth-Thomas, E.; Maynard, L.; Ryder, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developing and growing knowledge within rural tourism enterprises.

This chapter looks at the significance and curation of knowledge in a range of commercial settings, focusing on tourism enterprises and rural tourism enterprises specifically. It shows that organizations, in this case rural tourism enterprises, can benefit from carefully managing and nurturing...

Author(s)
Greenwood, T.; Tate, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using heritage interpretation to manage film-induced tourism at heritage visitor attractions.

This chapter shows the potential value of heritage interpretation in the context of addressing a range of potential visitor management (VM) challenges at heritage visitor attractions (HVAs) where film-induced tourism has occurred. Its empirical discussions explore management challenges at one such...

Author(s)
Bakiewicz, J.; Leask, A.; Barron, P.; Rakic, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism resilience in UK national parks.

This chapter assesses how far resilience thinking has penetrated tourism systems in British national parks, based on research carried out in 2016 into the 15 national parks and a review of academic research on the nexus between resilience, conservation and tourism in protected areas. An analysis is ...

Author(s)
Cochrane, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter

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