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Cover for Pilgrimage routes from Central Europe and Scandinavia towards Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela.

This chapter outlines the historical and modern development of religious pilgrimage routes and trails that have for centuries led pilgrims from Central Europe and Scandinavia to Jerusalem. Based on a detailed inventory and evaluation of sacral buildings, as well as an analysis of source materials...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper aims to explore the relationships between place attachment and perceived authenticity of major visitor attractions. The empirical study was conducted with a sample of international tourists to major visitor attractions in two capital cities, Helsinki, Finland and Jerusalem, Israel. The...

Author(s)
Ram, Y.; Björk, P.; Weidenfeld, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 52, pp 110-122
Abstract

We report nine travellers with confirmed chikungunya virus infection, returning from tourist areas of Thailand to Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Romania, Israel and France, diagnosed in January and February 2019. These sentinel tourists support the intensification of chikungunya virus...

Author(s)
Javelle, E.; Florescu, S. A.; Asgeirsson, H.; Jmor, S.; Eperon, G.; Leshem, E.; Blum, J.; Molina, I.; Field, V.; Pietroski, N.; Eldin, C.; Johnston, V.; Cotar, I. A.; Popescu, C.; Hamer, D. H.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2019, 24, 10, pp 1900146
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Cover for Christianity - Christian pilgrimage to sacred sites in the Holy Land: a Swedish perspective.

This chapter takes a past and present perspective on Swedish Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The discussion commences with an exploration of Jerusalem's special place as a sacred connection between heaven and earth. Before the popularization of travel, Christians in Sweden used ...

Author(s)
Gunner, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nordic pilgrimage to Israel: a case of Christian Zionism.

This chapter provides insight into the Nordic Protestant pilgrimage to Israel, with special attention paid to Christian Zionism. It further discusses how sacred shrines and holy sites often host pilgrims who are united by strong degrees of cultural homogeneity. Jerusalem differs on this point. The...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This collection of articles on the development of sports museums worldwide aims to promote awareness of the importance of sporting heritage, and also to promote the idea of sports museums as potentially important tourist attractions. Sports museums may seem to be a relatively new concept, but...

Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Cahiers Espaces, 2006, No.89, pp 1-158
Abstract

The key theme of accelerating time is addressed with particular emphasis on a study of Danish, British, and Israeli tour operators. It is argued that tourist-recreation development often involves radical changes in social, cultural and physical environments, highlighting that these transformations...

Author(s)
Dietvorst, A.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Leisure, time and space: meanings and values in people's lives., 1998, pp 13-24
Abstract

Based on an interpretative analysis of on-line diaries (blogs) written by backpackers from Israel and Denmark, this paper offers a comparison of the way in which the meeting with a foreign culture (India) is presented by writers from different national backgrounds. We distinguish between...

Author(s)
Enoch, Y.; Grossman, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2010, 37, 2, pp 520-536
Abstract

Background. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) can affect travelers to sub-Saharan Africa, as well as migrants from disease endemic countries (DECs), posing diagnosis challenges to travel health services in non-disease endemic countries (non-DECs). Methods. Cases reported in journals have been...

Author(s)
Simarro, P. P.; Franco, J. R.; Cecchi, G.; Paone, M.; Diarra, A.; Postigo, J. A. R.; Jannin, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 44-53
Abstract

This book with 19 chapters provides a varied collection of recent research relating to small businesses in tourism in some regions, viz., South Africa, Ghana, Israel, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, the UK, and Switzerland. Topics range from the potential contribution of small firms to achieving...

Author(s)
Thomas, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp ix + 325 pp.

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