Pilgrim Tourism in the Central Himalayas

@inproceedings{Bleie2003PilgrimTI,
  title={Pilgrim Tourism in the Central Himalayas},
  author={Tone Bleie},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract As a follow-up to the International Year of Ecotourism (IYE 2002) and the International Year of Mountains (IYM 2002), scholars and practitioners need to continue to address the challenges inherent in building pilgrim tourism on principles of sustainable tourism that reconcile cultural, developmental, conservational, and commercial interests. This article begins by reasoning that the increasing use of mechanical transport to pilgrim sites in the Central Himalayas erodes the cultural… 

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