The economic effects of spiritual tourism in India and Pakistan

dc.contributor.author Haq, Farooq
dc.contributor.author Medhekar, Anita
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-26T16:42:02Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-26T16:42:02Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 en_US
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.description This book chapter is not available at CUD collection. The version of scholarly record of this book chapter is published in Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions (2017), available online at: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2659-9.ch004. en_US
dc.description.abstract This conceptual study builds on the argument that urbanisation is driving economic development and innovation in various industries including tourism. One of the recently recognised innovation in tourism is the business of spiritual tourism. This chapter is based on a study on spiritual tourism in India and Pakistan as an innovation linked with urbanisation of tourism. The aim of this chapter is to present the link between economic indicators that are associated with urbanisation of spiritual tourism based on people, places and events. The discussion analyses the economic perspectives of tourism urbanisation in literature review and provides an understanding of spiritual tourism as a tourism innovation. Findings of this research indicate five economic indicators with respect to spiritual tourism as a tourism innovation. Future research direction highlights need for an empirical study with spiritual tourists in India and Pakistan to ascertain urbanisation effect on spiritual tourism innovation. © 2018, IGI Global. All rights reserved. en_US
dc.identifier.citation Haq, F., & Medhekar, A. (2017). The economic effects of spiritual tourism in India and Pakistan. Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2659-9.ch004 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 9781522526605;1522526595;9781522526599
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2659-9.ch004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12519/32
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IGI Global en_US
dc.relation Authors Affiliations: Haq, F., Canadian University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Medhekar, A., Central Queensland University, Australia
dc.relation.ispartofseries Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions;
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dc.title The economic effects of spiritual tourism in India and Pakistan en_US
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