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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 Spiritual motivation for religious tourism destinations.

This chapter examines the concept of sacred sites, what makes them important to travellers and why travellers make such difficult journeys to religious destinations. It explores the literature on the challenges that have arisen in a consumer society where religious tourism is on the increase as...

Author(s)
Idris, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and coastal tourism - a global perspective: recognizing problems - managing solutions - future expectations.

This final chapter draws together the key themes and lessons that can be synthesized from the case studies on climate change and coastal tourism presented in this volume, and suggests possible frameworks for the most effective and feasible means of tackling the threats to tourism destinations from...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Bangladesh: Addressing climate change effects on coastal tourism in St Martin's Island of Bangladesh.

This chapter assesses the problems and challenges brought by climate change to coastal tourism on St Martin's Island, Bangladesh. Potential management solutions for tourism practices are also explored.

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Rahimi, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pilgrimage trails and routes: journeys from the present to the future.

This concluding chapter focuses on the importance of religious pilgrimage routes and trails in the development of regional identity and regional economic development. It also considers strategies to promote sustainable faith-based places and routes, and identifies challenges and opportunities...

Author(s)
Trono, A.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
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
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Cover for Reinventing coastal health tourism through lifestyle sports: the complexities of kiteboarding in practice.

The main question addressed in this chapter is how the practices of kiteboarding seem to be connected to and are challenged by other practices in the light of using kiteboarding for coastal health tourism reinvention in Zeeland, the Netherlands. To answer this question, exploratory findings on the...

Author(s)
Derriks, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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