Perspectives on the Regional Economic Value of a Pilgrimage
Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013
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International Journal of Tourism Research
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Saayman, A., Saayman, M. and Gyekye, A. (2013), Perspectives on the Regional Economic Value of a Pilgrimage. Int. J. Tourism Res.. doi: 10.1002/jtr.1936
- Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 5 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 7 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Received: 4 JUL 2012
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