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Cover for Elephant visitor preferences and experiences in Sri Lanka.

This chapter discusses the results of a study concerning visitors' preferences and experiences at four major elephant tourism attractions in Sri Lanka. First, a detailed summary is provided of the current discourse on elephant tourism in this South Asian country, followed by a description of the...

Author(s)
Strödeck, R.; Häusler, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moral tensions for elephant visitors.

The study presented in this chapter examines visitor experiences at elephant sanctuaries in an era where animal ethics has taken centre stage. The study unpacks the moral tensions surrounding such attractions through analysis of social media comments by visitors. Based on this study a framework is...

Author(s)
Pabel, A.; Mkono, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation-based elephant tourism: an importance- performance analysis.

This chapter presents the results of a visitor study undertaken in an 'elephant transit home' (ETH) in Sri Lanka. This ex situ conservation programme offers a unique experience of viewing rescued elephants that are raised and ultimately released to their natural habitat. The study (i) examines the...

Author(s)
Sumanapala, D.; Galahitiyawe, N. W. K.; Wolf, I. D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism in Japan: shift in values and motivation.

This chapter explores changes in travel motivation to pilgrimage sites in Japanese society across different historical contexts, mainly during the post-war period. It also discusses the increasing presence of western visitors in Japanese pilgrimage sites, who are motivated by a variety of factors...

Author(s)
Progano, R. N.; Kato, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists versus pilgrims: dichotomy of visits to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

This chapter explores how a recent upsurge in tourism at Auschwitz-Birkenau has produced a problematic and unhelpful distinction between two types of visitors to the site that supposedly sit at distinct ends of the ethical spectrum of worthiness. The 'pilgrim' and the 'tourist' are the two...

Author(s)
Dalton, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
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 Winter tourism experiences: visitor trends, preferences and destination choice; diversification of experience offers; segments and marketing.

This chapter summarizes the second part of this book which deals with visitor trends, preferences and destination choice in winter tourism, as well as experience offers and marketing concepts.

Author(s)
Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism: the case of Phnom Sampeau, Cambodia.

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the relationship between dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism and determine whether both are the same. After discussing the convergence of dark tourism and pilgrimage tourism, the chapter focuses on how these phenomena are manifested in a south-east Asian...

Author(s)
Tan, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Museums as <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in populo</i> dark tourism sites: a case study of Visitor experience.

This chapter examines how both indigenous and non-indigenous visitors to the Western Australian Museum (Perth, Western Australia) both connected with and authenticated their experiences of the museum's Aboriginal gallery (Katta Djinoong), and the emotional responses and learning that flow from...

Author(s)
Bond, N.; Carr, A.; Comtesse, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resorts.

This chapter explains what resorts are, and presents an overview of studies on their evolution and structure as well as on topics such as the motivation of resort visitors and the environmental and socio-cultural sustainability of resorts.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter

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