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Cover for Modern full-sensory experiences and pilgrimage fulfilment in Malta's ancient temples.

This chapter offers a discourse on pilgrimage to Malta's ancient temples. At present, these temples are used by a variety of spiritual travellers to Malta who are using these ancient temples as temples in the modern context. They find these temples extremely inspiring, providing them with a full...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrims: values and identities.

This book gathers contributions that address pilgrim motivation, identity and values as they are shaped by the broader sociological, psychological, cultural and anthropological perspectives. The focus of the book is the travellers themselves and their inner world through the lens of their...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sublime darker heritage tourism aspects at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta.

This chapter examines the history and death-/memoria-related architecture and design of St John's Co-Cathedral in Malta. Its death-related art and architecture in the form of human bones and skulls, sepulchral monuments and burial slabs are examined, before discussing the relationship St John's has ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing catholic churches and sacred sites for protestant visitors to Malta.

This chapter presents a case study of holy places in Malta. A large segment in the recent growth of faith-based tourism to Malta is represented by Protestant visitors. The majority arrive in Malta to discover the places where St Paul has left traces, while a much smaller number visits with the...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 Managing St John's - working for the greater good.

This chapter relates the success story of St John's Co-Cathedral in Valetta, Malta which went from a dilapidated state to a level of development deserving its historic status. It is indicated that having a vision was the crucial aspect to St John's success, besides the issue of a holistic approach, ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 Case Study Malta: Climate change and tourism: risks, hazards and resilience - an island perspective.

This chapter focuses on current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism destination management using Malta as a case example. The chapter presents a broad assessment of key...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experiencing religious pilgrimage in Malta.

This chapter discusses the Catholic pilgrimages on Malta in the context of social and sustainable development. After reviewing the history of some of the medieval pilgrimage trails on Malta, attention is then turned to discussing the more modern pilgrimages that take place on the island. Some of...

Author(s)
Zammit, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A risky delight: the dangers of being a participant in a Maltese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Festa</i>.

This chapter examines the Maltese 'festa', a religious celebration honouring the patron saint of each town and village of the Maltese islands Malta and Gozo. The local feasts are typically celebrated with a display of fireworks; sometimes with animal races; always with band parades; and,...

Author(s)
Cassar, G.; Munro, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter

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