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Cover for Discussion questions.

Discussion questions are presented for each chapter of this book on religious tourism in Asia.

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New narratives in valuistic travel and identity: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Goshuin</i> culture and religious mobility in contemporary Japan.

Collecting goshuin (shrine or temple seal) stamps has a long tradition in Japanese society. These stamps attest to the authenticity of religious experiences and mobilities. Despite Japanese society's secularism in modern times, religious practice and pilgrimage routes have sustained themselves by...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism in Asia: tradition and change through case studies and narratives.

This book brings together a range of case studies in the areas of religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia. It assesses the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious tourism and secular spaces on a global stage, and explores key learning points from a range of...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism and sacred sites in Asia.

This chapter offers an introduction to religion, religious tourism and pilgrimage in Asia and outlines eight themes in relation to the changing face of religion in the world as identified by geographer Stanley Brunn. These are presented and considered here to illustrate the challenges facing...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Raj, R.; Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Entrepreneurship for religious tourism in Mumbai, India.

This chapter first summarizes the concept of entrepreneurship in religious tourism by focusing on the theory of religious economy. It then considers the characteristics of the religious tourism marketplace in Mumbai and India. Subsequently, the management strategy of an Islamic tour operator is...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The selfie in Islamic pilgrimages as a communication tool in Hajj and Umrah.

This chapter analyses the rise of the selfie phenomenon in the context of religious events such as Hajj and Umrah in Makkah (Saudi Arabia) in order to examine the religious commitment shown towards religious events in the era of digital and mobile technologies. The chapter focuses on the...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious practices and performance in Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism.

This chapter examines the function of religious practices in contemporary religious tourism by introducing a performance approach in tourism studies, using Syrian Shi'ite religious tourism as the case study. Specifically, the characteristics of religious practices and the shared common sense among...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The rise of heritage and religious tourism to sacred sites in Oman.

This chapter first discusses the close connection of heritage and religious tourism in the Sultanate of Oman with particular emphasis on historical and religious accounts. It then presents key religious sites, which, if promoted and developed appropriately, could increase the heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Kessler, K.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spiritual tourism in sufism in south Asia.

This chapter identifies the importance of pilgrimage in Sufism and describes spiritual tourism and its different types in Islam, namely, Hajj/Umrah, Rihla and ziyara. Visiting graves of spiritual, pious individuals for spiritual development is ziyara. One such grave site in Peshawar, Pakistan, is...

Author(s)
Hasnu, S. A. F.; Saad Aslam
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism in Azerbaijan: current challenges.

This chapter offers an analysis of religious tourism possibilities in Azerbaijan. The potential for international travellers is presented. The analysis includes a reflection on the contemporary challenges of visiting religious places in relation to the country's history and heritage development.

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter

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