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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The multiple views on the values and identity of the pilgrimage to Santiago.

This chapter offers an analysis about the motivations, values and identities of pilgrims walking to Santiago de Compostela. It also analyses the agents that manage the different routes to Santiago, such as international agencies, public administration, the Church and the Associations of the Friends ...

Author(s)
Santos, X. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Religious tourism and the environment.

The purpose of this book is to examine the interrelationships between religion, tourism, and the environment. The 12 chapters included in this volume elaborate on some of the core aspects of a proposed theoretical model of the ecosystem of religious tourism that views 'the environment' of...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Visiting with a mission(ary) - engaging with stakeholders at New Zealand heritage sites.

This chapter discusses identity issues related to managing existing missionary heritage buildings in order to serve visitors journeying with a sacred purpose. Using a case-study approach to analyse missionary sites in Northland/Bay of Islands, the chapter considers the importance of stakeholder...

Author(s)
Legget, J.; Histen, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the physical environment of the sacred tourist destination.

This chapter determines the influence of physical environment cues at the Mevlâna Museum at Konya in Turkey, in the context of religious tourism. For this case study four main aspects of the physical environment at the Mevlâna religious site were considered: (i) decoration; (ii) ambience; (iii)...

Author(s)
Güzel, Ö.; Șahİn, İ.; Yetİmoğlu, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
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 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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