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Cover for A case study of elephant venue narratives.

This chapter presents a case study that examined the narratives told about elephants at tourist venues in Phuket, Thailand, and what these narratives communicate to Thai and foreign tourists as appropriate beliefs, values and actions regarding elephants. The observed attractions in Phuket presented ...

Author(s)
Hobbs, J. D.; Pattalung, P. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moral tensions for elephant visitors.

The study presented in this chapter examines visitor experiences at elephant sanctuaries in an era where animal ethics has taken centre stage. The study unpacks the moral tensions surrounding such attractions through analysis of social media comments by visitors. Based on this study a framework is...

Author(s)
Pabel, A.; Mkono, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New forms of pilgrimage: World Youth Day Rio 2013.

Focusing on the phenomenon of the World Youth Days, this chapter brings to the fore the new relationships between tourism and the sacred, especially when we consider that in this case religion takes over tourism, not the other way round, and how this fact changes pilgrimages and pilgrims by moving...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, L. T. V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The timeline of The Way of St James: motivations and impacts of the pilgrimage on personal lives.

The main aim of this chapter is to analyse the motivations and impacts of the pilgrimage on pilgrims' personal lives. The research addresses the importance of 'mobility' in this sacred and spiritual space in order to analyse its impacts on personal lives. It provides an original contribution to the ...

Author(s)
Escudero Gómez, L. A.; Lopez, L.; Piñeiro Antelo, M. Á.; Lois González, R. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Museums as <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in populo</i> dark tourism sites: a case study of Visitor experience.

This chapter examines how both indigenous and non-indigenous visitors to the Western Australian Museum (Perth, Western Australia) both connected with and authenticated their experiences of the museum's Aboriginal gallery (Katta Djinoong), and the emotional responses and learning that flow from...

Author(s)
Bond, N.; Carr, A.; Comtesse, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visiting post-disaster ruins: a journey to meaningful experiences.

Given the complex emotive responses to post-disaster tourism sites, this chapter aims to shed light on the multiple dimensions of tourists' experiences within a dark tourism context. Disaster tourism experiences of visitors to the Beichuan Earthquake Memorial in China are considered to test Packer...

Author(s)
Zhang YaChen; Coghlan, A.; Knox, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Martyrdom and dark tourism in Carthage, Illinois.

This chapter examines how Carthage Jail, the martyrdom site of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has evolved from a site of tragedy to a site of healing and religious co-operation. As a case study in dark tourism formation, this chapter examines how the...

Author(s)
Esplin, S. C.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental sustainability on tourism business enterprise: model and case.

This chapter focuses on the environmental responsibility of tourism business enterprises. It combines the existing literature with a selected case (the Sundarbans in Bangladesh) that has faced catastrophic environmental circumstances due to irresponsible business practices in recent times. After...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Krishnan Umachandran; Halim, H. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of government policies on sustainable tourism development in Malawi.

Focusing on the case of Malawi, this chapter assesses the role of government tourism policy that is consistent for sustainable tourism development. Suggestions are drawn for the creation of better tourism policy that is more effective to contribute to sustainable tourism development, particularly...

Author(s)
Mweiwa, V. R.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mankhomwa, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development in Colombia: between conflict and peace.

This chapter analyses tourism development in Colombia from the aspect of conflict and peace. The city of Medellín is taken as a case study to document how Colombia has been affected by its long internal conflict between the government and several guerrilla groups. The chapter also analyses the...

Author(s)
Zapata-Aguirre, S.; López-Zapata, L.; Mejía-Alzate, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter

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