Essays about: "RELIGIOUS TOURISM"

Found 3 essays containing the words RELIGIOUS TOURISM.

  1. 1. Female Western Leaders in the Hospitality Industry in North Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU; Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU

    Author : Sarah Gelhard; Elisabeth Neulinger; [2011]
    Keywords : female leaders; hospitality industry; value shift; North Africa; Arab culture; transformational leaders; transactional leaders; postmodernity; modernity; participative leadership;

    Abstract : Since North Africa is considered as one of the future hot spots for tourism development, western hotel chains increasingly expand to this region. Especially in the opening phase, these hotel groups tend to fill leading positions with male and female western managers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Waves of change : traditional religion among the Urak Lawoi, sea nomads of Ko Lanta, Thailand

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Ämnesavdelningen för kultur- och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Erik Nilsson; [2010]
    Keywords : history of religion; anthropology of religion; Thailand; Andaman Sea; Ko Lanta; Urak Lawoi; sea gypsies; sea nomads; Chao Ley; Thai Mai; animism; tourism; tsunami; spirit;

    Abstract : This essay is the result of a field study in Ko Lanta in Thailand, during October-December 2009. The purpose of the study was to document the traditional religion of Urak Lawoi and to analyze in what way their life and beliefs have changed during the last 20 years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forces of change : A theoretical analysis of syncretism between Theravada Buddhism and animistic indigenous beliefs in Thailand

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för kultur-, religions- och utbildningsvetenskap

    Author : Erik Nilsson; [2010]
    Keywords : History of religion; anthropology of religion; animism; syncretism; anti-syncretism; sea nomads; sea gypsies; Urak Lawoi; Chao Ley; Thai Mai; spirit; ghost; indigenous people; ancestors; founders’ cults; spirit cults; Theravada Buddhism; Ko Lanta; Andaman Sea; Thailand.;

    Abstract : Urak Lawoi is the name of one of the sea nomadic tribes which lives along the shores of Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia. They are spread on many of the islands in the Andaman Sea archipelago and Ko Lanta is the main settlement. READ MORE