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Cuba’S Future Hospitality And Tourism Business: Opportunities And Obstacles, John H. Thomas, Miranda Kitterlin-Lynch, Daymaris Lorenzo Del Valle 2015 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Cuba’S Future Hospitality And Tourism Business: Opportunities And Obstacles, John H. Thomas, Miranda Kitterlin-Lynch, Daymaris Lorenzo Del Valle

Center for Hospitality Research Reports

The resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba opens the prospect of a tourist boom to the Caribbean’s largest island. Cuba has many advantages to support investment, as the island is rich in land and water resources, has an educated and welcoming population, and offers myriad development opportunities. Weighing against those favorable prospects are the continued U.S. trade embargo (independent of diplomatic relations) and the Cuban government’s central control and continued regulation of foreign investment—including the possibility of unexpected changes in government policies.


Road Trip! A Guide To Four-Wheeled Fun, Aleks Ivanisevic, Stephanie Breen 2015 Iowa State University

Road Trip! A Guide To Four-Wheeled Fun, Aleks Ivanisevic, Stephanie Breen

Ethos

Sure, taking a long drive alone can be relaxing, but being alone on a full-length road trip can push you to insanity. When planning a road trip, it’s a good idea to go with your friends. Be selective in who you choose to travel with. Make sure you get along with everyone for the most part because you will be in a confined space for an extended amount of time. Road tripping with friends makes for better company and better memories. So, gather your squad, and get your show on the road!


Keeping Farmers On The Land: Agritourism In The European Union, Roxanne L. B. Clemens 2015 Iowa State University

Keeping Farmers On The Land: Agritourism In The European Union, Roxanne L. B. Clemens

Iowa Ag Review

A relatively small amount of arable land, high population density, and high land and labor costs in several E.U. countries make it difficult for many families to stay on farmland that has been handed down for generations. Direct government help is limited because the European Union is under pressure to reduce agricultural subsidies. As part of the policy package developed to address these issues, the European Union has created incentives for producers to add value to agricultural production by participating in agritourism.


Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel Leiner 2015 Univeristy of Southern California

Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel Leiner

Gabriel Leiner

Identifying a suitable parcel for a large scale professional football stadium in the greater Los Angeles, CA area, which does not conflict with current uses, environmental protection codes, or airspace rights, and also has adequate transportation access and nearby populated neighborhoods.


2014 Economic Contribution Of Nonresident Travel Spending In Montana Travel Regions And Counties, Kara Grau 2015 The University of Montana - Missoula

2014 Economic Contribution Of Nonresident Travel Spending In Montana Travel Regions And Counties, Kara Grau

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

Money spent by those traveling to and through Montana has an effect not only on the businesses where spending occurs, but it ripples throughout the state’s economy, as well. Statewide, spending by nonresidents (averaged over two years) totaled $3.79 billion. This report details the methods and results of the economic impact analyses for each of Montana’s travel regions, as well as analyses for counties in which nonresident travelers spent approximately $50 million or more.


Issue 3(1) Conference Calls, 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Issue 3(1) Conference Calls

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

No abstract provided.


Medieval Architectures For Religious Tourism And Hospitality Along The Pilgrimage Routes Of Northern Italy, Silvia Beltramo 2015 Politecnico di Torino

Medieval Architectures For Religious Tourism And Hospitality Along The Pilgrimage Routes Of Northern Italy, Silvia Beltramo

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Sacred spaces are, and have always been, places of reception: hospitality is in fact a precept of God. Many biblical passages remind us of this, such as the one (Gen 18, 4-5) in which Abraham welcomes three guests, washes their feet and offers them a piece of bread and a place to rest under a tree. Saint Benedict too, in chapter 53 of the Rule, insisted on the need to honour pilgrims and travellers, who should be welcomed with a charitable service ready for devotion and stated that all guests who entered the monastery should be received as if they ...


Forms Of Pilgrimage At The Shrine Of Khāled Nabi, Northeastern Iran, Mehdi Ebadi 2015 M.Sc.

Forms Of Pilgrimage At The Shrine Of Khāled Nabi, Northeastern Iran, Mehdi Ebadi

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage (religious tourism) is one of the fastest growing forms of tourism. Nevertheless, there is still a gap between abstract theory and empirical research about this form of tourism in the literature. This dearth of tourism studies is even more glaring in the field of Ziyārat or pilgrimage in Islam which in spite of its importance and wide extended practice have been mostly ignored in tourism and geographic literature. The present study features one such area that is (almost) unknown within the community of tourism and geography researchers. In Iran, religious pilgrimage has a long tradition. Numerous sacred places with ...


Religious Tourism And Event Management: An Opportunity For Local Tourism Development, Stefania Cerutti, Elisa Piva 2015 Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale

Religious Tourism And Event Management: An Opportunity For Local Tourism Development, Stefania Cerutti, Elisa Piva

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Religious events represent one of the ancient forms of encounter and should play an important role in enhancing tourism in the areas in which they take place. The aim of the study is to investigate the role of religious events as a key component of local tourism development. The adopted research methodology is primarily based on the gathering and interpretation of qualitative data. The paper considers small and medium sized religious events, analysing their event management process. It focuses on two case studies in northern Italy: the Devotional and Cultural Tourism Exchange of Oropa and the Passion Play of Sordevolo.


Walking The Spiritual Ways – West Of Ireland Experience Of Modern Pilgrimage, Rosemary Power 2015 Centre for Classical Medieval and Pre-Modern Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway,

Walking The Spiritual Ways – West Of Ireland Experience Of Modern Pilgrimage, Rosemary Power

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

This paper considers the modern phenomenon of pilgrim walking along routes in the west of Ireland county of Clare. It relates it to possible medieval practice; to traditional practices by local people on one hand and the reconstruction of the international medieval pilgrim routes to places like Compostela. It suggests the reasons why people may walk in search of spiritual growth and experience, the resources they may wish for, the ways in which the contemporary search functions in a largely post-Catholic manner, and the position of those from other Christina, or religious traditions


Pilgrimage Experience And Consumption Of Travel To The City Of Makkah For Hajj Ritual, Razaq Raj Dr., Dino Bozonelos 2015 Leeds Beckett University

Pilgrimage Experience And Consumption Of Travel To The City Of Makkah For Hajj Ritual, Razaq Raj Dr., Dino Bozonelos

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

In modern society which, by definition is increasingly secular and culturally motivated, the Hajj is considered the culmination of each Muslim's religious duty and aspiration. It is stated in the Holy Qur'an, that every physically and financially able Muslim should make the Hajj to the Holy City of Makkah once in his or her lifetime.

This paper explores what people do during their pilgrimage, providing a brief description of the principle rites and experiences and their meaning to an individual participants travelling from the USA. The paper will draw upon previously published literature as well as an analysis ...


Religious Tourism Versus Secular Pilgrimage: The Basilica Of La Sagrada Família, Estela Marine-Roig 2015 University of Lleida, Catalonia

Religious Tourism Versus Secular Pilgrimage: The Basilica Of La Sagrada Família, Estela Marine-Roig

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

In recent decades, the number of tourists visiting religious buildings of special cultural attraction, mainly due to their exceptional architecture, has significantly increased. In such cases, it is hard to discern whether it is a question of religious tourism or of so-called secular pilgrimage. This paper analyses this issue by means of a paradigmatic case study: The Basilica of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Catalonia, a Roman Catholic church that receives over 3 million visitors a year; the part of the “unfinished cathedral”, built under the direction of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, was registered in 2005 as a cultural site ...


Religious Landscape And Ecological Ethics: Pilgrimage To The Lithuanian Calvaries, Darius Liutikas 2015 Lithuanian Social Research Center

Religious Landscape And Ecological Ethics: Pilgrimage To The Lithuanian Calvaries, Darius Liutikas

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

This article deals with the ecology of pilgrimage at the Calvaries – Ways of the Cross – in Lithuania. Personal obligations to nature and respect of sacred place intermingle with devotional practices and certain rituals. Large scale arrivals at the Calvaries only occurs at certain times of year, mostly during the Indulgence Feasts. Devotional practices such as meditation on the suffering of Christ, prayers and hymns, playing musical instruments, washing one’s face at the Cedron spring are quite common during the Way. Research shows that walking the Way of the Cross doesn’t cause negative environmental, cultural and social impacts. Moreover ...


Religious Activities And Their Tourism Potential In Sukur Kingdom, Nigeria, Emeka Okonkwo 2015 University of Nigeria - Nsukka

Religious Activities And Their Tourism Potential In Sukur Kingdom, Nigeria, Emeka Okonkwo

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Religious tourism is a form of tourism whereby people of the same faith travel individually or in groups for religious purposes. This form of tourism comprises many facets of the travel industry ranging from pilgrimages, missionary travel, leisure (fellowship), vacations, faith-based cruising, crusades, conventions and rallies, retreats, monastery visits and guest-stays, Christian and faith-based camps, to religious tourist attractions. In Sukur Kingdom, most tourists embark on religious travel for the primary purpose of sharing faith and fellowship together as they explore the various religious sites within Sukur and Adamawa State at large. Others still seek inspiration and desire to witness ...


Issue 3(I) Editorial, 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Issue 3(I) Editorial

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

No abstract provided.


Issue 3(I) Title Page And Index, 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Issue 3(I) Title Page And Index

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

No abstract provided.


The Montana Expression 2015: Bicycling, Norma P. Nickerson, Megan Schultz 2015 The University of Montana - Missoula

The Montana Expression 2015: Bicycling, Norma P. Nickerson, Megan Schultz

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

8,435 residents responded to a survey about their bicycling participation, safety issues and knowledge of laws. Results showed that most residents are not familiar with Montana bicycling laws and do not feel that highways are safe places to bicycle. Forty-six percent of Montana residents 18 and over have bicycled in the past 12 months and of those, only 11 percent bicycled in the winter while 97 percent bicycled in the summer season. Most bicyclists rode within a community on a roadway (62%) followed by 48 percent who rode on a paved path. The smallest number was highway bicycling, where ...


Thornton's Restaurant : Tasting Menu With Prestige Pairings, Thornton's Restaurant 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Thornton's Restaurant : Tasting Menu With Prestige Pairings, Thornton's Restaurant

Menus of the 21st Century

1st Floor, The Fitzwilliam Hotel, 128 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Thornton's Restaurant, located in Dublin City Centre overlooking St Stephen's Green is an award winning Michelin starred restaurant.

Kevin Thornton was the first Irish chef to achieve two Michelin stars. His cooking, while contemporary, is informed by the distinctive flavours of local produce, and by his vivid memories of the food of his childhood.


Thornton's Restaurant : Surprise Canapé Tasting Menu, Thornton's Restaurant 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Thornton's Restaurant : Surprise Canapé Tasting Menu, Thornton's Restaurant

Menus of the 21st Century

1st Floor, The Fitzwilliam Hotel, 128 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Thornton's Restaurant, located in Dublin City Centre overlooking St Stephen's Green is an award winning Michelin starred restaurant.

Kevin Thornton was the first Irish chef to achieve two Michelin stars. His cooking, while contemporary, is informed by the distinctive flavours of local produce, and by his vivid memories of the food of his childhood.


Thornton's Restaurant : Lunch Menu, Thornton's Restaurant 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Thornton's Restaurant : Lunch Menu, Thornton's Restaurant

Menus of the 21st Century

1st Floor, The Fitzwilliam Hotel, 128 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Thornton's Restaurant, located in Dublin City Centre overlooking St Stephen's Green is an award winning Michelin starred restaurant.

Kevin Thornton was the first Irish chef to achieve two Michelin stars. His cooking, while contemporary, is informed by the distinctive flavours of local produce, and by his vivid memories of the food of his childhood.


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