Religion and spirituality are common motivations for travel. Describing practical applications, models and case studies, this book provides an insight into the management of religious tourism, covering both ancient sacred sites and destinations.
Intro Contents Contributors 1 Introduction: Establishing Linkages between Religious Travel and Tourism 2 The Globalization of Pilgrimage Tourism? Some Thoughts from Ireland 3 Motivations for Religious Tourism, Pilgrimage, Festivals and Events 4 The Management and Marketing of Religious Sites, Pilgrimage and Religious Events: Challenges for Roman Catholic Pilgrimages in Croatia 5 Sustaining Tourism Infrastructures for Religious Tourists and Pilgrims within the UK 6 Sacred Pilgrimage and Tourism as Secular Pilgrimage 7 Religion, Pilgrimage, Mobility and Immobility 8 Religious Tourism and Cultural Pilgrimage: a Chinese Perspective 9 Centring the Visitor: Promoting a Sense of Spirituality in the Caribbean 10 Case Study 1: The Festival of Sacrifice and Travellers to the City of Heaven (Makkah) 11 Case Study 2: Christian/Catholic Pilgrimage - Studies and Analyses 12 Case Study 3: Ancient and Modern Pilgrimage: El Camino Frances 13 Case Study 4: The Symbolic Representation of Religion, Culture and Heritage and their Implications on the Tourism Experience. The Example of the 'Ciudad de Cultura' in Santiago de Compostela 14 Case Study 5: The Importance and the Role of Faith (Religious) Tourism in the Alternative Tourism Resources in Turkey 15 Case Study 6: Visiting Sacred Sites in India: Religious Tourism or Pilgrimage? 16 Case Study 7: Islamic Pilgrimage and the Market Need for Travel Insurance 17 Case Study 8: Fátima - the Religious Tourism Altar Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z.
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