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Cover for Dark visits.

The author of this chapter takes readers on a personal autobiographical journey and discusses his pilgrimages to dark sites, arguing that how a person frames dark tourism events and their distance from these events can lead to different experiences.

Author(s)
Newton, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The natural environment and waste management at the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hajj</i>.

This chapter examines how the pilgrimage, hospitality, and tourism sectors are threatening the environment of the Hajj, how the Saudi authorities are managing waste during the Hajj, and what the government's future plans are for ensuring the sustainability of the environment during future Hajj...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease- and health-related issues at mass religious gatherings.

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the issue of diseases and other health-related issues as it concerns pilgrimage and religious tourism to mass religious events. First, this chapter reviews the academic literature on medicine, religion, and travel, and then discusses what constitutes a...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interreligious dialogue: trees, stones, water, and interfaith ritual experiences in Lebanon.

The purpose of this chapter is to further explore interfaith pilgrimages in Lebanon through an examination of how elements in the natural landscape, such as trees, water, and stones are utilized by pilgrims. Many religious traditions around the world through human history have utilized these...

Author(s)
Farra-Haddad, N.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human sanctuaries can be created everywhere: pilgrimage, tourism, and conservation in Vrindavan, India.

This chapter focuses on how deeper and more philosophical experiences with sacred places, such as Vrindavan, India, can lead to the creation of human sanctuaries. Although present-day Vrindavan, which in popular mythological image is considered a celestial forest and divine playground of Krishna,...

Author(s)
Nash, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the environment in religious tourism destinations: a conceptual model.

The purpose of this chapter is to do a comparative analysis of the environmental issues in six religious tourism destinations and then use this analysis as a basis to propose a conceptual model for explaining environmental management in religious tourism destinations. All the destinations selected...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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 Info
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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