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Around The Globe - Must See Places in the Middle East

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Around The Globe - Must See Places in the Middle East by , Summary

The Middle East is a foreign kingdom that requires knowledge of their special culture and religion before you set foot on any country within its boundaries. You will amazed by how beautiful the land is, as depicted in the pages of this picture book. This book will take you on an amazing journey to land of spices and oil. Secure your copy today!

Around The Globe - Must See Places in Asia

Around The Globe - Must See Places in Asia Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Baby Professor
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Around The Globe - Must See Places in Asia by Baby Professor Summary

Go to places you've never been to and tag your children along! This highly informative book will take you all over Asia minus the costs of travelling. Your child can learn so much about geography, culture and tradition by going over the pages of this book. Don't forget to grab your copy today!

Tourism in the Middle East

Tourism in the Middle East Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dr. Rami Farouk Daher
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Tourism in the Middle East by Dr. Rami Farouk Daher Summary

This edited volume on tourism in the Middle East embodies a multi-discursive approach to the study of tourism in the region offering not only different perspectives but qualifying local knowledge and realities. The book re-examines the discourse of tourism within geopolitical contemporary regional realities. The book re-conceptualizes tourism as a discourse linked to heritage and identity construction, national and global economies, and development of local communities. Alternatively, a new discursive approach to the understanding of tourism emerges out of invigorating and stimulating latent regional realities and the social histories of various towns, villages, and cultural landscapes within the contested and politically-charged region of the Middle East. The book investigates issues of national identity, authenticity, definition of heritage, representation of cultures and regions, community & tourism development, urban tourism, heritage conservation & tourism, and tourism related investments through a new vision for the region that transcends current geopolitics or national and formal historiographies.

Women in Tourism in Asian Muslim Countries

Women in Tourism in Asian Muslim Countries Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nataša Slak Valek,Hamed Almuhrzi
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Women in Tourism in Asian Muslim Countries by Nataša Slak Valek,Hamed Almuhrzi Summary

This book focuses on women in tourism in Muslim countries, specifically where a woman can be seen as a tourism consumer, or a woman producing tourism. This book discusses the role of women in the Muslim world and founds that socio-culturally Islam has a greater impact on women than men. The process of identity construction and the religious values of women have also been extensively researched. But little is known about the role of Muslim women in the tourism industry and this book addresses these themes in the Asian context. This book explores these ideas as defined key categories; Muslim women from Asia travelling to a non-Muslim country, non-Muslim women travelling to Asian Muslim countries, and Women working in the tourism field in Muslim countries. This book highlights Asian countries as holding a complex mixture of cultures and identities. As Muslim communities are central in many Asian countries the tourism experience is different mainly because of cultural norms and religion. Ultimately, this book examines whether and how these complexities enrich both women and tourism industry within Asian context.

Tourism in the Arab World

Tourism in the Arab World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hamed Almuhrzi,Hafidh Alriyami,Noel Scott
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Tourism in the Arab World by Hamed Almuhrzi,Hafidh Alriyami,Noel Scott Summary

This book is the first to explore Arabic tourism from a business viewpoint, rather than taking a sociological, anthropological or political stance. It focuses on business planning, management and marketing destinations in the Arab World, which are topics crucial for industry stakeholders and which have previously been neglected in the tourism literature. The book examines similarities and differences in the emergence and development of the tourism industry in countries across the Arab world as well as its inbound and outbound travel flows. It analyses several different aspects of Arabic tourism including tourism policy, organisation and planning, tourism product development, destination marketing and consumer behaviour. This volume will be of interest to postgraduate students and researchers of tourism studies, business and Middle Eastern studies.

Cultural and Heritage Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa

Cultural and Heritage Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Siamak Seyfi,C. Michael Hall
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Cultural and Heritage Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa by Siamak Seyfi,C. Michael Hall Summary

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of cultural and heritage tourism in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and the many complexities that heritage sites and tourist attractions face. The MENA region has long been regarded as the cradle of Western and Arab civilisation and is the home of many of the world’s major religions. Because of this, the region is rich in heritage sites that serve as major tourist attractions and as icons of national, cultural and religious identity. However, as this book examines, heritage in the region is simultaneously highly contested and has even become a target for terrorism creating a situation that brought major challenges for heritage management and sustainable tourism development. Many of the region’s innumerable cultural sites are threatened, in some cases by overuse, in others by neglect and, in many, simply by the pressures of economic development. This book is therefore of interest not only to heritage managers and policy makers but those academics who seek to address the delicate balance between tourism development, communities and the tourists who visit such sites in a turbulent but highly significant region of the world.

The World's Must-See Places

The World's Must-See Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: DK Eyewitness
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The World's Must-See Places takes you on a tour of over 100 of the world's greatest sights. In true DK Eyewitness Travel Guide style, each page of the book will show you what other books only tell you, with unique 3-D cutaway artworks that let you look inside each building as if you were there. Each featured sight has been selected for its uniqueness, or its historical or architectural importance, and many are included on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. Situated across the five continents, the sights include iconic landmarks, such as Chartres Cathedral and Sydney Opera House, and lesser-known gems, including the Kairouan Mosque in Tunisia and the Toshu-gu Shrine in Japan. In addition to engaging text that describes each sight, sidebars and text panels cover topics such as the architectural style of the building, the architect and his works, or historic events or people that shaped the building as we know it today. This book will not only inspire readers to visit some, if not all, of the featured sights, but will also appeal to armchair travelers who prefer to view the sights from the comfort of their own home.

Tourism in the Muslim World

Tourism in the Muslim World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noel Scott
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1849509212
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Tourism in the Muslim World by Noel Scott Summary

Provides a synthesis of thought on an influential issue for tourism, and a point of focus for tourism researchers, managers and developers in countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, Maldives and Turkey, as well as the Western world.

Sacred Places Around the World

Sacred Places Around the World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brad Olsen
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ISBN: 1888729104
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World travelers and armchair tourists who want to explore the mythology and archaeology of the ruins, sanctuaries, mountains, lost cities, and temples of ancient civilizations will find this guide ideal. Detailed here are the monuments and sites where ancient peoples once gathered to perform sacred rituals and ceremonies to worship various gods and to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Important archaeological, historical, and geological destinations worldwide are profiled, from the Great Pyramid in Egypt and the Forbidden City in China to the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia and Mount Shasta in California. Sites are described in historical and cultural context, and practical contemporary travel information is provided, including detailed maps, drawings, photographs, and travel directions. This replaces 1888729023.

Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World

Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dallen J. Timothy,Gyan P. Nyaupane
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Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World by Dallen J. Timothy,Gyan P. Nyaupane Summary

Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World is the first book of its kind to synthesize global and regional issues, challenges, and practices related to cultural heritage and tourism, specifically in less-developed nations. The importance of preservation and management of cultural heritage has been realized as an increasing number of tourists are visiting heritage attractions. Although many of the issues and challenges developing countries face in terms of heritage management are quite different from those in the developed world, there is a lack of consolidated research on this important subject. This seminal book tackles the issues through theoretical discourse, ideas and problems that underlay heritage tourism in terms of conservation, management, economics and underdevelopment, politics and power, resource utilization, colonialism, and various other antecedent notions that have shaped the development of heritage tourism in the less-developed regions of the world. The book is comprised of two sections. The first section highlights the broader conceptual underpinnings, debates, and paradigms in the realm of heritage tourism in developing regions. The chapters of this section examine heritage resources and the tourism product; protecting heritage relics, places and traditions; politics of heritage; and the impacts of heritage tourism. The second section examines heritage tourism issues in specific regions, including the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Caribbean, China and Northeast Asia, South-East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, and Latin America. Each region has unique histories, cultures, political traditions, heritages, issues and problems, and the way these issues are tackled vary from place to place. This volume develops frameworks that are useful tools for heritage managers, planners and policy-makers, researchers, and students in understanding the complexity of cultural heritage and tourism in the developing world. Unlike many other books written about developing regions, this book provides insiders’ perspectives, as most of the empirical chapters are authored by the individuals who live or have lived in the various regions and have a greater understanding of the region’s culture, history, and operational frameworks in the realm of cultural heritage. The richness of this ‘indigenous’ or expert knowledge comes through as each regional overview elucidates the primary challenges and opportunities facing heritage and tourism managers in the less affluent areas of the world.

Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism

Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A. Zainal,S.M. Radzi,R. Hashim,C.T. Chik,R. Abu
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Current Issues in Hospitality and Tourism by A. Zainal,S.M. Radzi,R. Hashim,C.T. Chik,R. Abu Summary

Globally the hospitality and tourism industry is evolving and undergoing radical changes. The past practices are now advancing through the rapid development of knowledge and skills acquired to adapt and create innovations in various ways. Hence, it is imperative that we have an understanding of the present issues so that we are able to remedy probl

Neoliberal Governmentality and the Future of the State in the Middle East and North Africa

Neoliberal Governmentality and the Future of the State in the Middle East and North Africa Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emel Akçalı
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Neoliberal Governmentality and the Future of the State in the Middle East and North Africa by Emel Akçalı Summary

This volume is a theoretical analysis of the current crises of state and societal transformations in the Middle East and North Africa. The emphasis on the impact and limits of neoliberal governmentality places these uprisings within the specific contextual and structural environment of neoliberal globalization.

Mass Tourism in a Small World

Mass Tourism in a Small World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Harrison,Richard Sharpley
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Mass Tourism in a Small World by David Harrison,Richard Sharpley Summary

This new book reviews all aspects of the phenomenon of mass tourism. It covers theoretical perspectives (including political economy, ethics, sustainability and environmentalism), the historical context, and the current challenges to domestic, intra-regional and international mass tourism. As tourism and tourist numbers continue to grow around the world, it becomes increasingly important that this subject is studied in depth and best practice applied in real-life situations. Finishing with a speculative chapter identifying potential future trends and challenges, this book forms an essential resource for all researchers and students within tourism studies.

International Tourism Development and the Gulf Cooperation Council States

International Tourism Development and the Gulf Cooperation Council States Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marcus L. Stephenson,Ala Al-Hamarneh
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International Tourism Development and the Gulf Cooperation Council States by Marcus L. Stephenson,Ala Al-Hamarneh Summary

This book examines the challenges facing the development of tourism in the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This region, which largely comprises the Arabian Peninsula, possesses some of the fastest growing economies in the world and is remarkably unique. It shares similar associations and affinities: tribal histories, royal kinship, political associations, Bedu cultural roots, Islamic heritage, rapid urbanization, oil wealth, rentier dynamics, state capitalist structures, migrant labour, economic diversification policies and institutional restructuring. Therefore, this volume takes the study of tourism away from its normative unit of analysis, where tourism in the region is being examined within the context of the Middle East and the wider Islamic and Arab world, towards an enquiry focusing on a specific geo-political territory and socially defined region. Although international tourism development in the region embodies a range of challenges, complexities and conflicts, which are deeply contextualized in this volume, the approach overall does not endorse the normative ‘Gulf bashing’ position that has predominated within the critical enquiries in the region. It presents a forward-looking and realistic assessment of international tourism development, examining development potentialities and constructive ways forward for GCC states and the region as a whole. This edited volume provides a real attempt to examine critically ways in which tourism and its development intersect with the socio-cultural, economic, political, environmental and industrial change that is taking place in the region. By doing so, the book provides a theoretically engaged analysis of the social transformations and discourses that shape our contemporary understanding of tourism development within the GCC region. Moreover, it deciphers tourism development’s role within the context of the GCC states undergoing rapid transformation, urbanization, ultra-modernization, internationalization and globalization. In addition to state-specific illustrations and destination case studies, the work provides insights into relatable themes associated with international tourism development in the region, such as tourism’s relationship with religion, heritage and identity, the environment and sustainability, mobility and cross-border movements, the transport industry, image production and destination branding, mega-development and political stability and instability. The book combines theory with diverse case study illustrations, drawing on disciplinary knowledge from such fields as sociology, political economy and social geography. This timely and original contribution is essential reading for students, researchers and academics in the field of tourism studies and related subject areas, along with those who have regional interests in Middle East studies, including Gulf and Arabian Peninsula studies.

Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism

Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Razaq Raj,Kevin A Griffin
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Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism by Razaq Raj,Kevin A Griffin Summary

Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism highlights the role of religious tourism and pilgrimage as a tool for improving cultural relations. Helping to form culture and society worldwide, faith plays a vital part in cross-cultural conflict resolution and opening dialogue across peoples. This book shows how faith and activism can respond to the common challenges of peace making and coexistence both within and among the world's many traditions. Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism provides a timely assessment of the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious tourism and secular spaces on a global stage. Written from a multidisciplinary perspective, it provides an invaluable resource for those studying and researching religion, tourism and cultural management.

Lonely Planet Middle East

Lonely Planet Middle East Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lonely Planet,Anthony Ham,Paul Clammer,Mark Elliott,Jessica Lee,Virginia Maxwell,Simon Richmond,Daniel Robinson,Anthony Sattin,Dan Savery Raz
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Lonely Planet Middle East by Lonely Planet,Anthony Ham,Paul Clammer,Mark Elliott,Jessica Lee,Virginia Maxwell,Simon Richmond,Daniel Robinson,Anthony Sattin,Dan Savery Raz Summary

Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Middle East is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wonder at the mighty Pyramids of Giza, the last surviving ancient wonder; watch the sun set over the honeycombed magic of Petra; and explore tree-lined boulevards and exquisite blue-tiled mosques in Esfahan, Iran. All with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Middle East and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Middle East: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers Egypt, Iraq, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Middle East is our most comprehensive guide to the region, and is designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Jordan and Israel & the Palestinian Territories guides for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017 Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2020

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2020 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2020 by Lonely Planet Summary

This annual bestseller ranks the hottest countries, regions and cities for 2020, and reveals how well-planned, sustainable travel can be a force for good. Drawing on the knowledge and passion of Lonely Planet's staff, authors and online community, we present a year's worth of inspiration to take you out of the ordinary and into the unforgettable.

The Other Middle East

The Other Middle East Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Franck Salameh
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The Other Middle East by Franck Salameh Summary

This unique literary collection offers a window on the contemporary Levant, a region comprising most of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Cyprus, parts of southern Turkey and northwestern Iraq, and the Sinai Peninsula. Originally written in Arabic, French, Aramaic, Lebanese, Egyptian, and Hebrew, and reflecting an extraordinary diversity of cultures, faiths, traditions, and languages, the selections in this book also convey a wide range of ideas and perspectives, to offer readers a nuanced understanding of the mosaic that is the contemporary Middle East. Franck Salameh, who compiled this anthology over the course of more than two decades, introduces and annotates each selection for the benefit of the uninitiated reader, offering background on the various peoples and politics of the Levant. In these pages, we discover a Middle East in which, as one writer puts it, “an Armenian and a Turk can still hold hands in the midst of massacres.”

Popular Geopolitics and Nation Branding in the Post-Soviet Realm

Popular Geopolitics and Nation Branding in the Post-Soviet Realm Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert A. Saunders
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Popular Geopolitics and Nation Branding in the Post-Soviet Realm by Robert A. Saunders Summary

This seminal book explores the complex relationship between popular geopolitics and nation branding among the Newly Independent States of Eurasia, and their combined role in shaping contemporary national image and statecraft within and beyond the region. It provides critical perspectives on international relations, nationalism, and national identity through the use of innovative approaches focusing on popular culture, new media, public diplomacy, and alternative "narrators" of the nation. By positing popular geopolitics and nation branding as contentious forces and complementary flows, the study explores the tensions and elisions between national self-image and external perceptions of the nation, and how this complex interplay has become integral to contemporary global affairs.

Where In the World Should I Invest

Where In the World Should I Invest Pdf/ePub eBook Author: K. Rahemtulla
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Where In the World Should I Invest by K. Rahemtulla Summary

A fascinating exploration of which countries offer promisinginvestment opportunities for Americans now and in the years tocome Most emerging markets investment guides focus on financialmetrics, but fail to provide the reader with new and relevantinsights into the history of the countries, the views of the peopleon the street, and the financial shenanigans that go on behind thescenes, that make for truly informed investing. As a result,despite the growing interest in investing in these markets,investors are often missing key opportunities because they eitherhave incorrect information about a country where they might invest,or simply don't know what questions they should be asking. WhereIn the World Should I Invest: An Insider's Guide to Making MoneyAround the Globe is here to help. Drawing on author Karim Rahemtulla's personal experiencestraveling the globe and exploring the capitals where business istransacted, the book outlines the perils, pitfalls, and rewards ofinvesting in "low float" markets. The essential resource for taking the right steps in exploringinvestment opportunities in foreign and emerging markets Expert advice from an author with 20 years experience coveringemerging markets Commentary on the expectations of foreign investors, the fearsof investing abroad, how to set up legal offshore accounts, andmuch more Packed with unique insights into twenty countries and regionsaround the globe based on the author's extensive interviews andtravels, Where In the World Should I Invest is a must-readfor anyone thinking of expanding their investment portfoliooverseas.