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Cover for Visitor attractions.

This chapter explores the diversity of different attractions: constructed, natural, event-related and activity-based. Some of the aspects of attractions that are important to understand are discussed, including their ownership and management structure, their target market and the orientation of the ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A case study of elephant venue narratives.

This chapter presents a case study that examined the narratives told about elephants at tourist venues in Phuket, Thailand, and what these narratives communicate to Thai and foreign tourists as appropriate beliefs, values and actions regarding elephants. The observed attractions in Phuket presented ...

Author(s)
Hobbs, J. D.; Pattalung, P. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The meaning of routes.

This chapter is about tourism routes as stories. Sections discuss: finding meaning in routes and trails; how routes tell stories; the principal genres of the stories behind routes; and the rules for how a route or trail should tell its story. A case study is presented of Lake Abbé and the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Current knowledge and future research directions in visitor management.

This chapter provides a summary and conclusion for this book on visitor management, as well as identifying further research needs. Sections discuss: visitor management in context; critical concepts in visitor management; current issues in visitor management; and the state of the art in guiding and...

Author(s)
Albrecht, J. N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The supply side: the actors involved in food and wine production.

This chapter offers guidelines on how (i) to organize and manage food and wine tours in producing establishments and companies, (ii) lead a tasting session in a professional way, and (iii) welcome and involve children in food and drink visits.

Author(s)
Croce, E.; Perri, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391278)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Response and responsibility: poets as guides for tourists.

This chapter explores the idea that poetry may 'realign one's sympathies and enlarge one's abilities' with the help of philosophers from the phenomenological tradition who appreciate human beings' fundamental embeddedness in the surrounding world and by taking a closer look at poets who allow their ...

Author(s)
Greve, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, pilgrimage and intercultural dialogue: interpreting sacred stories.

This book provides an overview of religious tourism as a tool for intercultural dialogue and the interpretation of religious heritage for tourism. Part 1 (chapters 2-7) discusses conceptual approaches, including the notion of the sacred. Part 2 (chapters 8-11) deals with strategies and tools for...

Author(s)
Vidal-Casellas, D.; Aulet, D. S.; Crous-Costa, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter recognizes tourism, and particularly religious tourism, as a form of intercultural interaction. It also offers background discussion on (i) pilgrims and religious tourists and their motivations and expectations, (ii) secularization and the loss of the notion of 'sacred'; and (iii) the...

Author(s)
Vidal-Casellas, D.; Aulet, S.; Crous-Costa, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Best practice and sacred site management: the case of Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight best management practice related to the ways in which leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints deal with the people who visit the Church headquarters, locally referred to as the 'Church Campus', in Salt Lake City, Utah. Before discussing ...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter

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