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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing cultural shift within religious sites in UK and the role of the performing and visual arts as transforming the experiences of visitors.

This chapter considers the changing status of religious sites in the UK and the role of both visual and performing arts in relation to the experience of visitors at religious sites. Consideration is given to the concept of culture, and cultural production and consumption as significant elements of...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation.

This chapter challenges conventional models of managing pilgrimage sites in the West, which often see administrators and managers as needing to 'protect' the sacred from tourists who lack the knowledge to engage in appropriate ways with the shrine and its environs. In addition, it is often assumed...

Author(s)
Coleman, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism enterprise: developments, management and sustainability.

This book examines the tourism business in terms of 'greening' the local economy, people and environment, establishing the green agenda and investigating its application to the tourism sector. This text is founded on empirical research conducted in the Lake District National Park (Cumbria) and in...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beaulieu, UK: recycling an historic private estate as a major tourist attraction.

This chapter looks at the development of the historic Beaulieu Estate in Hampshire (England, UK) into a museum complex. The Beaulieu story is one of innovation, market response and then of a series of responsive strategies, until an imaginative, expensive, long-term plan, combining a skillful...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter