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Potentials, challenges and prospects of halal tourism development in Ethiopia, Mohammed Jemal Ahmed and Atilla Akbaba

"This book explores the potential of halal tourism development and its implementation in Ethiopia. The insights presented assist key stakeholders to make informed decisions concerning commercial strategy, profitability and feasibility of halal tourism from the secular perspective. This innovative book offers a unique contribution to halal tourism, being the first of its kind to assess halal tourism development in developing countries. It provides a clear understanding of what halal tourism means, how it has evolved and the current status of the industry. The book considers the prospects of halal tourism, including the conceptual and practical challenges of halal tourism development. The example of halal tourism in Ethiopia is explored to provide a lens through which deeper understandings can be drawn on where and how to develop halal tourism This book will be of interest to, researchers, students in the disciplines of tourism, anthropology, geography, business administration and sociology. It also provides useful insights for policy makers, planners and professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry"-- Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Maps -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Halal Tourism Development: Focus on Ethiopia -- References -- Chapter 1: Definitions and Dimensions of Halal Tourism -- Defining Tourism, Halal Tourism and Islamic Tourism -- Defining Tourism -- Defining Halal Tourism -- Defining Islamic Tourism -- Halal Tourism Vis-à-Vis Islamic Tourism -- Halal Tourism and the Sharia Law -- The Birth of Halal Tourism -- Trends and Prospects of Halal Tourism -- Halal Tourism and Non-Muslims -- Halal Standardization and Certification -- Halal Tourism and Alternative Tourism -- E-Marketing and Halal Tourism Websites -- Halal Tourism Products and Services -- Halal Foods and Beverages -- Halal Entertainment Services -- Halal Accommodation and Restaurants -- Sharia-Compliant Airport -- Sharia-Compliant Healthcare Centers -- Guidelines for Halal-Conscious Muslim Visitors -- References -- Chapter 2: Travel, Tourism and Worship -- Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages -- Pilgrimage and Tourism -- Islam and Tourism -- Tourism from the Perspective of the Quran and Sunnah -- Tourism from the Perspective of the Holy Quran -- Tourism from the Perspective of Sunnah -- Hajj and Umrah: Pilgrimage to Mecca -- References -- Chapter 3: Major Themes and Issues in Halal Tourism Development -- Tourism Development -- The Theories of Tourism Development -- Modernization Theory -- Dependency (Underdevelopment) Theory -- Sustainable Development (Alternative Tourism) -- Glocal Strategy and Halal Tourism Development -- Phases of Tourism Development -- Needs, Principles and Attributes of Halal Tourism -- Faith-Based Service Needs of Halal Tourism -- 'Need to Have' Faith-Based Services of Halal Tourism -- 'Good to have' Faith-Based Service of Halal Tourism
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (245 pages)
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