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Cover for Negotiating the intersections between dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This chapter discusses some of the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage/religious travel within the following four themes: (1) dark tourism and pilgrimage as heritage; (2) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mechanism of resilience; (3) dark tourism and pilgrimage as a mediator between ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Olsen, D. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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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 World heritage sites and their impact in the context of destination marketing.

This chapter discusses heritage tourism and its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts, as well as the marketing and management of world heritage sites. The of marketing in the sustainability of world heritage sites is highlighted.

Author(s)
Bİnbasİoglu, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimages to terror: the role of heritage in dark sites.

This chapter explores the limitations and caveats framed into the specialized literature on tourism and terrorism, focusing particularly on the capacity of terrorism to produce what is termed 'thanatopsis', or contemplations of death, which is the main commodity or experience at dark-related sites. ...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Howie, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 sublime darker heritage tourism aspects at St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta.

This chapter examines the history and death-/memoria-related architecture and design of St John's Co-Cathedral in Malta. Its death-related art and architecture in the form of human bones and skulls, sepulchral monuments and burial slabs are examined, before discussing the relationship St John's has ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Finding roots: pop culture pilgrimage and the affective geographies of Kunta Kinteh Island.

This chapter examines how the transmedia narrative of Roots: The Saga of an American Family (a novel that was later adapted into two TV mini-series) has become entangled with the very real physical space of Kunta Kinteh Island, a dark tourist site in the Gambia River where millions of enslaved...

Author(s)
Wright, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Borough of the dead: the weight of hip hop's history and tourism's dark pilgrimage to the Bronx.

This chapter focuses on both dark tourism and pilgrimage as they coalesce in the Bronx around hip hop - the defining music genre and period of history for the borough - and how managers of planned sites that address this history are attempting to address the range of expectations that visitors will ...

Author(s)
Donica, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development in Mexico.

This chapter analyses tourism development and impacts in Mexico from a sociological perspective. By arguing that tourism development in the country is structurally articulated by the condition of being a developing country, the chapter critically reviews the evolution of tourism development through ...

Author(s)
Osorio-García, M.; Novo, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter

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