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In recent years, environmental degradation, global warming, green house effect, high levels of emissions, and pollution of various kinds are in the limelight owing to its threatening impacts on sustainability natural and manmade resources. With the passage of time both the landscape features and...

Author(s)
Anu Chandran; Rajib Bhaduri; Anjaneya Swamy
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2012, 6, 3, pp 99-110
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Cover for Risk and safety challenges facing religious tourism - an introduction.

This chapter offers an introduction to the risk and safety challenges facing religious tourism. It presents an overview of tourism-related research on (1) risk associated with individual or collective demographic assets; (2) risk associated with personality traits; and (3) risk as a disciplinary...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hospitality, tourism, terrorism: creating a security-conscious culture.

This chapter analyses and examines how the hospitality and tourism industries must work towards creating and ingraining a security-conscious culture where a duty of care towards tourists exists. Possible terrorist targets in tourism are discussed, as well as the different methods of attack.

Author(s)
Peter, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Discussion questions.

Discussion questions are presented for each of the chapter in this book about risk and safety challenges in religious tourism and events.

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

For tourism to be described as rural tourism, it should mirror the characteristics that signify a rural area including small settlements, low population densities, agrarian-based economies, and traditional societies. This paper identifies the available tourist attraction facilities within the...

Author(s)
Okech, R.; Haghiri, M.; George, B. P.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2012, 6, 3, pp 36-54
Abstract

Though ecotourism is popularly perceived as the fastest growing sector of tourism and a spinner of benefits the reality of its viability and growth is relative to site and yet to be ascertained in many areas. The purpose of this study is therefore to explore the reality of tourism managements in...

Author(s)
Ijeomah, H. M. A.; Herbert, B. C.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2012, 6, 3, pp 18-35
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This article aims to provide an overview of the products Catalonia has to offer in terms of religious tourism. The growing interest in this kind of tourism worldwide, and in Catalonia itself, along with the region's wealth of religious heritage (particularly connected to the Christian Church)...

Author(s)
Casellas, D. V.; Serrallonga, S. A.; Costa, N. C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2013, 11, 3, pp 135-145
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Cover for Risk and safety challenges for religious tourism and events.

This book is about an increasing awareness of the risks and safety challenges facing religious events/festivals on a global scale. The authors provide practical applications, models and illustrations of religious tourism and pilgrimage management from a variety of international perspectives....

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book
Abstract

The article interrogates the rationale and origins of changing imaginaries of tourism in Greece in the context of the current economic crisis. We detect a radical change in the 'picture' of the country that circulates in global media conduits (YouTube, Facebook, official press websites and personal ...

Author(s)
Tzanelli, R.; Korstanje, M. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 3, pp 296-322
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Cover for Risk of terrorism and crime on the tourism industry.

This chapter discusses the conceptual differences between crime, hate crime and terrorism. In addition, it evaluates the risks faced by travellers due to the recent phenomenon of terrorism, which has impacted the tourism industry greatly. Finally, the chapter illustrates that terrorism is an...

Author(s)
Ayesha Chowdhury; Raj, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter

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