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Cover for Contested narratives in the domain of world heritage.

This chapter focuses primarily on how 'heritage' is interpreted by various social actors, either individually or collectively. It is indicated that what is 'natural' is contested, heritage is a performance, and debates occur as to what is genuine, authentic or fake. Memories, too, are selective:...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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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 World heritage sites and their impact in the context of destination marketing.

This chapter discusses heritage tourism and its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts, as well as the marketing and management of world heritage sites. The of marketing in the sustainability of world heritage sites is highlighted.

Author(s)
Bİnbasİoglu, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges of natural and cultural heritages of Galapagos and Quito, Ecuador.

This chapter analyses tourism impacts at two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ecuador. Recognizing that tourism is a marginal activity in general in comparison with other mature destinations in Latin America, the Galapagos and Quito are analysed for their distinctive characteristics, tourism activity ...

Author(s)
Muñoz-Barriga, A.; Maldonado Pérez, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
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 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 World Heritage Sites: tourism, local communities and conservation activities.

This book addresses diverse themes surrounding World Heritage sites (WHSs), including tourism development, tourism marketing, heritage management, conservation activities, local communities, as well as economic, sociocultural and environmental impacts. Also covered are contemporary developments in...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book
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Cover for World Heritage Sites - an introduction.

This chapter offers an introduction to the organizations related to World Heritage sites (WHSs); the historical background of WHSs; the World Heritage Convention and the mission of WHSs; the designation process of WHSs; the concepts of heritage and WHSs; and some Eastern and Western perspectives on ...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter indicates that 'postmodernism' and 'globalization' are essential phenomena when examining heritage management and conservation activities at World Heritage sites (WHSs). The reality of heritage management and conservation activities at WHSs is examined in relation to philosophy and...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development at World Heritage Sites.

This chapter first examines tourism development by each pillar (economic, sociocultural and environmental) of the triple bottom line of sustainability. It then explores tourism development specifically at World Heritage sites (WHSs) in terms of the host and guest sides of tourism. A brief case...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter

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