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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 Dark heritage as a basis for dark tourism development in Slovenia.

This chapter examines how the students of the Higher Vocational College for Hospitality, Wellness and Tourism (Bled, Slovenia) understand the concept of dark tourism, and explores their views relating to possibilities for the development of dark tourism in Slovenia. More particularly, the chapter...

Author(s)
Kužnik, L.; Grafenauer, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From burial spaces to pilgrimage sites: the changing role of European cemeteries.

This chapter examines the role of military cemeteries and their relationship to pilgrimage and tourism. In particular, focus is given to the element of scale, with cemeteries being viewed as individual pilgrimage sites, pilgrimage destinations, or one of several cemeteries along a pilgrimage...

Author(s)
Pliberšek, L.; Basle, N.; Lebe, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
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 Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diminishing religious cultural heritage of holy Makkah and Medina due to commercialization of the sacred event.

This chapter examines the diminishing religious cultural heritage of holy Makkah and Medina in Saudi Arabia due to commercialization of the Hajj. The main focus of this chapter is how mosques and vital historical sites witnessed from the time of the Prophet Muhammad have been demolished, as have...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism and information technology.

This chapter identifies some of the information technologies for environmental, socio-cultural and economic sustainability in tourism, and the issues surrounding their implementation in the quest for sustainability. The first section focuses on the use of IT to improve environmental resource...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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

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