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Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

This book covers the ideological motives and religious perceptions behind travel to sites prescribed with sanctity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and puts emphasis on a practical application of religious tourism and pilgrimage management. Part I of the book, 'Western Pilgrimage to Holy Cities...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pilgrimage in practice: narration, reclamation and healing.

This book reveals many aspects of the practice of pilgrimage, from its nationalistic facets to its effect on economic development; from the impact of the internet to questions of globalization; and from pilgrimage as protest to pilgrimage as creative expression in such media as film, art and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Moore Quinn, E.; Keely, V.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pilgrims: values and identities.

This book gathers contributions that address pilgrim motivation, identity and values as they are shaped by the broader sociological, psychological, cultural and anthropological perspectives. The focus of the book is the travellers themselves and their inner world through the lens of their...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pink tourism: holidays of gay men and lesbians.

This book is a study of gay and lesbian tourism from, primarily, a marketing perspective, but it also examines how marketing activity engages with and affects social issues relating to homosexuality. The book covers: the nature of homosexuality and some features of gay and lesbian life that bear...

Author(s)
Hughes, H. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930769)
Type
Book
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Cover for Planning for tourism, leisure and sustainability: international case studies.

This book offers examples of how countries, regions and local areas have tackled the tourism and environmental challenges they have faced. There are case studies, many learning points and numerous issues are investigated and commented upon. The book has 47 chapters presented under six major...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book
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Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
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Cover for Prospects for polar tourism.

This book examines polar tourism in its environmental, economic and cultural settings and explores the potential for growth as well as essential management for sustainability. It has 17 chapters organized in 4 parts under the following headings: (i) tourism and the polar environment; (ii) economic...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book
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Cover for Quality assurance and certification in ecotourism.

This book explores solutions to the problems of inconsistency and even exploitation of the term ecotourism through examples, case studies, and a discussion of quality control and certification. The first part of the book (chapters 2-8) moves the reader through the spectrum of quality assurance...

Author(s)
Black, R.; Crabtree, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932374)
Type
Book
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Cover for Recreational and environmental markets for forest enterprises: a new approach towards marketability of public goods.

This book is the published outcome of the RES project (Niche markets for recreational and environmental services from multiple forest production systems) funded by the European Commission. The book discusses the project's leading ideas, basic assumptions, summary and recommendations; an analysis of ...

Author(s)
Mantau, U.; Merlo, M.; Sekot, W.; Welcker, B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994802)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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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