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Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

This book covers the ideological motives and religious perceptions behind travel to sites prescribed with sanctity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and puts emphasis on a practical application of religious tourism and pilgrimage management. Part I of the book, 'Western Pilgrimage to Holy Cities...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book
AbstractFull Text

Christian tourism is a sub-type of tourism where pilgrims travel alone or in group as missionaries or pilgrims or to spend their free time to recollect; it attracts a large number of travellers. Christian tourism can be practiced by religious young people, missionaries, participants to religious...

Author(s)
Petroman, C.; Petroman, I.; Ciolac, R.; Marin, D.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2015, 48, 2, pp 203-206
Abstract

Religious tourism constitutes the dominant form of tourism in India and yet little is known about how it is governed and managed. This paper aims to contribute to a better understanding of governance and management of religious tourism. It first provides an overview of policy framework and...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2018, 6, 1, pp 58-71
Abstract

When promoted at sites that have traditionally been religious in character, heritage tourism evokes questions of intentionality, commodification, and authenticity. In particular, tourism at such sites is alleged to flatten out local practices, cause social problems, and commercialise the sacred. In ...

Author(s)
Shepherd, R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2018, 6, 1, pp 34-46
Abstract

This special issue addresses some of the many ways that the body is implicated in the practices of pilgrimage in Christian and post-Christian contexts. Part One (four papers) focuses on late antique and medieval Christian pilgrimage. It deals with explicitly religious, explicitly Christian journeys ...

Author(s)
Parks, S.; Terreault, S.; Anderson, M. R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2019, 7, 1, pp 1-134
Abstract

More than 20 years after the fall of the Communist regime, we are witnessing the unprecedented development of religious pilgrimage in Romania, a country where, according to the latest census, 84 percent of the population self-identify as Orthodox Christian. Apart from the pilgrimages to well-known...

Author(s)
Banica, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 1, pp 74-87
Abstract

Millions of pilgrims travel every year to a variety of sanctuaries and religious sites (Robles, 2001), and the religious motivation to travel, which has been researched from diverse perspectives (Griffin, 2007) is one of the most ancient motivations. It is widely recognised that the religious...

Author(s)
Abad-Galzacorta, M.; Guereño-Omil, B.; Makua-Biurrun, A.; Santomà, R.; Iriberri S. J., J. L.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2016, 4, 4, pp 48-66
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to explore the ways in which religious tourism in India fosters religious tolerance. Design/methodology/approach - The paper uses a conceptual apparatus derived from the basic structure of religious tourism comprising motivation, journey and destination, to understand...

Author(s)
Shinde, K. A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2015, 70, 3, pp 179-196
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to discuss various aspects of the development of the places of apparitions and miraculous images, motives and behavioral characteristics of pilgrims coming to the miraculous places of the Virgin Mary in Lithuania. Design/methodology/approach - The paper...

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2015, 70, 3, pp 197-213
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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

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