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Cover for Walking the way of St James: spiritual journeys to the cathedrals of sport.

This chapter examines the emergence of secular pilgrimages by the serious leisure-inspired English football pilgrim. The chapter focuses on the connections of pilgrimage to topophilia and nostalgia-driven heritage sport tourism. An evocative autoethnographic vignette is presented, inspired by the...

Author(s)
Wright, R. K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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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 The pilgrim goes to the festival: changes in daily life caused by the pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of the Abadia in Romaria, Brazil.

This chapter explores the everyday socio-spatial changes motivated and mediated by pilgrimage to religious festivals, using as an example the festival in honour of Our Lady of the Abadia (Our Lady of the Abbey), held annually in the city of Romaria, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is indicated that the...

Author(s)
Marques, L. M.; Silva, V. de P. da; Santos, J. C. V.
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 Motivations to visit sacred historical objects: the Lindisfarne Gospels' visit to Durham 2013 - a sacred journey?

This chapter analyses the impacts of 'eventization' on the 3-month release of the Lindisfarne Gospels from the British Library to Durham Cathedral for an exhibition in the summer of 2013, compared to those of a promotion of the Lindisfarne Gospels in 2003 and of the Magna Carta in 2015. This...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.
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 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