The Monasteries of Putuoshan, China: Sites of Secular or Religious Tourism?

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Monasteries of Putuoshan, China: Sites of Secular or Religious Tourism? Author(S)Cora Un In Wong (Author)
Abstract  The article reports an analysis derived from a sample of 640 respondents visiting the Buddhist site of Putuoshan that is sacred to the Bodhisattva of Compassion, Avalokitesvara. Drawing on literature and observation over a 12-month period, the article adopts a fourfold designation of visitors: Xiankes, Sushi, Sightseers, and Cultural/Heritage Visitors. ...Paginationp 577-594
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsTourism
Journal TitleJournal of Travel & Tourism Marketing  
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