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Cover for Pilgrimage, religious tourism, biodiversity, and natural sacred sites.

This chapter examines the impacts of pilgrimage and religious tourists on natural sacred sites. After discussing the views of the environment held by various religious groups and the tensions between secular and religious modes of environmentalism, definitions and different types of natural sacred...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of natural disasters on religious tourism sites: earthquakes in the spiritual heart of Italy.

Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork including participant observation, site inspections within the forbidden 'red zone' of towns such as Norcia, Amatrice and Campi, and interviews with locals, administrators, tourism industry workers, and clergy, this chapter examines the physical and...

Author(s)
Giovine, M. di; Ascione, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religion, the environment, and sacred places: lessons learned and future directions.

The environment, with its various facets and dimensions, and sacred places and their intersection with religious tourism, have been the central focus of this book. In this final chapter, the authors reflect on some of the insights offered by the contributors on the interconnections between...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Shinde, K. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Talpa de Allende pilgrimage trail.

The focus of this chapter is the present-day development of the pilgrimage route called the Ruta del Peregrino which winds its way from the town of Ameca to the Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Talpa de Allende, Mexico. The chapter briefly discusses the history of Talpa de Allende ...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Sánchez, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage and identity along the mormon trail.

This chapter examines the historical and present development of the Mormon Trail in the USA. After giving a brief history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its move to modern-day Utah, the chapter looks at the present development and use of the Mormon Trail, including...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Hill, B. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental impacts of religious tourism.

This chapter sets the context for the other eleven chapters in this book by first briefly reviewing the literature between religion, tourism, and the environment, identifying gaps in the existing literature, and then presenting a conceptual model to understand the ecosystem of pilgrimage and...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Ols, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism and environmental conservation in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, World Heritage Site, Nepal.

Lumbini is an important pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction in Nepal. This chapter discusses how the Lumbini Master Plan (LMP) integrated the surrounding environment in the site development and the challenges that site managers have faced in implementing this vision and balancing its social,...

Author(s)
Lafortune-Bernard, A.; Suwal, R. N.; Weise, K.; Coningham, R. A. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environment and sustainability as related to religious pilgrimage routes and trails.

After a preliminary analysis of the spiritual, social and economic values of pilgrimage and religious tourism, this chapter seeks to identify a potential list of simple and aggregate environmental indicators for estimating the impact of religious tourism. This preliminary assessment derives from...

Author(s)
Trombino, G.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter

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