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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
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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 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 Visiting with a mission(ary) - engaging with stakeholders at New Zealand heritage sites.

This chapter discusses identity issues related to managing existing missionary heritage buildings in order to serve visitors journeying with a sacred purpose. Using a case-study approach to analyse missionary sites in Northland/Bay of Islands, the chapter considers the importance of stakeholder...

Author(s)
Legget, J.; Histen, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation, religion and managing value creation: the World Heritage Site of the ArchAbbey of Pannonhalma, Hungary.

This chapter examines the ways in which management best practice can be embodied in the workings of religious tourism attractions as they wrestle with the demands of commercialization and the practices required to take an active role in the development of religious values in this commercial world....

Author(s)
Clarke, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing St John's - working for the greater good.

This chapter relates the success story of St John's Co-Cathedral in Valetta, Malta which went from a dilapidated state to a level of development deserving its historic status. It is indicated that having a vision was the crucial aspect to St John's success, besides the issue of a holistic approach, ...

Author(s)
Munro, D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future for religious heritage and the benefits of European cooperation.

In 2011, the non-governmental and non-religious organization Future for Religious Heritage (FRH) was founded with the aim of 'promoting, encouraging and supporting the safeguard, maintenance, valorisation and use of places of worship as well as their content and history'. This chapter defines the...

Author(s)
Coomans, T.; Grootswagers, L.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for To own the sacred, to control the people: a case study of the MahāBodhi Temple Complex in Bodhgayā, India.

This chapter uses the Mahābodhi Temple complex, which is both a Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage site, as an example to illustrate the inextricable interrelatedness between a sacred place and identity politics. It also highlights how the religious attention and gaze on historic structures and events...

Author(s)
Joshi, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using heritage interpretation to manage film-induced tourism at heritage visitor attractions.

This chapter shows the potential value of heritage interpretation in the context of addressing a range of potential visitor management (VM) challenges at heritage visitor attractions (HVAs) where film-induced tourism has occurred. Its empirical discussions explore management challenges at one such...

Author(s)
Bakiewicz, J.; Leask, A.; Barron, P.; Rakic, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to plan: the role of the planner and planning in the 21st century.

This chapter explores aspects of Ian Brown's career as a planner and in his current role, in planning for the needs of residents and tourists within an historic urban environment (Canterbury, UK). A case study on tourism within the city highlights the planning challenges of transport and the World...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Brown, I.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter

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