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Cover for Introduction to spiritual and religious journeys.

This chapter offers an introduction to spiritual and religious tourism experiences, including the concept of the 'tourist-worshipper' continuum, before presenting an overview of the book's contents.

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Raj, R.; Yaqub, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keys strategies to promote the incorporation of sustainability in tourists' behaviour.

This chapter provides practical guidelines to study the incorporation of sustainability into public tourism policies, with an intensive focus on promoting the incorporation of sustainability into tourist's behaviour. The output allows the identification of a set of issues of great interest,...

Author(s)
López-Sánchez, Y.; Pulido-Fernández, J. I.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interpreting the sacred in dark tourism.

This chapter looks at social constructions of pilgrimage and dark tourism sites through examining death-related rituals in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. In doing so, it investigates how tourists engage with and understand sacred spaces through examining ontological, phenomenological...

Author(s)
Nitasha Sharma
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lost in the sea of trees: Japan's Aokigahara, suicide and dark tourism.

This chapter discusses the motivations and impulses that draw tourists to Aokigahara or the Suicide Forest in Japan and looks at issues related to individual intents to visit and cultural responses to this dark pilgrimage. Three specific examples of pilgrimage and dark tourism engagement with...

Author(s)
Burger, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visiting post-disaster ruins: a journey to meaningful experiences.

Given the complex emotive responses to post-disaster tourism sites, this chapter aims to shed light on the multiple dimensions of tourists' experiences within a dark tourism context. Disaster tourism experiences of visitors to the Beichuan Earthquake Memorial in China are considered to test Packer...

Author(s)
Zhang YaChen; Coghlan, A.; Knox, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A mass grave and a massacre: encounters with remembrances of death at wounded knee, South Dakota.

This chapter compares and contrasts Oglala Lakota perceptions of the Wounded Knee Massacre site and mass grave with tourist experiences to illustrate the challenges that come in trying to resolve how a massacre 'ought' to be remembered. Further, the chapter shows how Wounded Knee emerges as an...

Author(s)
Johannesen, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Danger Men' - effects of a post-male chauvinism campaign aimed at tourists in Spain.

This chapter focuses on a campaign developed in several tourist destinations in Spain aimed at male tourists with the sole purpose of warning them against alleged dangers related to so called 'gender ideology'. This initiative is termed 'Danger Men' and has been developed by an association called...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Darias, A.; Aguilera-Ávila, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What drives voluntourism? Internal impulses and external encouragement.

This chapter aims to identify the motivations behind voluntourism, categorizing them into types so as to provide a foundation upon which we might better assess why it is that so many voluntourists seek to work with children, often in institutional environments. Particular attention is paid to...

Author(s)
Biddle, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transforming travel experiences.

This chapter explores ways to transform travel experiences, including how to transform the way tourists and guides interact, how to ensure that tours have a positive social impact, and how to offer transformative experiences to everyone.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Co-creation of tourist experience: scope, definition and structure.

This chapter introduces the concepts of tourist experience, value co-creation in tourism experiences, and the phases of tourism experience creation, before outlining the overall structure of the book.

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter

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