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Sport tourism destinations

Sport tourism destinations

issues, opportunities and analysis

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Published by Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann in Amsterdam, Burlington, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports and tourism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by James Higham
    ContributionsHigham, James E. S
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15489157M
    ISBN 100750659378

    Sport tourism is a growing sector within both the tourism and sport industries. The majority of research into sport tourism has focussed on definitions, the benefits and impacts associated with hosting a sport event and exploring who these sport tourists are. The motivations behind these sport tourists have been considered, however the. Wherever in the world you want to travel, from Abu Dhabi to Uruguay, our team of sports tour experts will work with you to help you create the perfect itinerary for your team. No matter what your squad’s age range, ability, sport or budget, Gullivers can advise you on the best destinations to suit you. If you have your heart set on a specific sports tour, we’ll do all we can to get you there.

    The "soft" definition of sport tourism is when the tourist travels to participate in recreational sporting, or signing up for leisure interests. Hiking, skiing, running and canoeing can be described as soft sports tourism. Perhaps the most common form of soft sports tourism involves golf in regards to destinations in Europe and the United States. A large number of people are interested in playing some of the . L’Ametlla de Mar. L’Ametlla de Mar obtained the Sport Tourism Destination label in in the category Sea Sports, specifically in sailing and 17 km of coastline and around 25 beaches, many of them distinguished with marks of environmental quality, along with the marinas of Calafat, Sant Jordi Marina and Yacht Club L’Ametlla de Mar were the key for this certification.

    Sports tourism and new opportunities in developing countries: A case study of sport tourism in the province of Ardebil Article (PDF Available) April with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.   Sports tourism: the fastest growing segment within the travel industry today. Defining Sports Tourism. Broad in its scope, sports tourism is defined as an individual’s travel to a location for the specific purpose of either participating in or viewing a sporting event. Parents who support children who are participating in sporting events can be included in this definition as well.


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With contributions from international experts, this book looks at the dramatic effects sports tourism has on the economy and future of tourism by:   Few forces in contemporary society influence the fortunes of tourism destinations more immediately than sport.

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Sport tourism is about more than just hosting great events. It offers the potential for something much broader, including opportunities for BC to raise its identity as a sport destination, to generate new tourism business, and to achieve widespread international recognition for its active cities and people.

It is a tourism product that is not. Glyptis () highlights the manifestations of these trends in western European countries. These include strong growth in interest in recreational sport, increasing participation in sport across all social strata, and significant increases in youth holidays, short breaks and second by: In setting the foundation for this book, the unique qualities of sport as a tourist attraction are presented and discussed theoretically.

It then addresses in six chapters central themes of sport tourism /5(2). Book Description. Few forces in contemporary society influence the fortunes of tourism destinations more immediately than sport. From football fans to kayaking, Sports Tourism Destinations: issues, opportunities and analysis examines the planning, development and management of sport tourism destinations.

With contributions from international experts, this book looks at the dramatic effects. The major aim of this thesis is twofold: understanding in particular the tourism impacts of sport major events and discovering the hoteliers’ perceptions in the tourism region of Innsbruck.

This thesis includes the analysis of secondary data as well as the analysis of data derived from an ad-hoc : Johanna Sandbichler. This book examines the economic, social and environmental impacts and issues associated with the development of sport tourism globally, including the lack of research and coordination between industry and government.

The book suggests the need for a more balanced analysis of the impacts and issues associated with future sport tourism s: 1. weed | sports tourism and the development of sports events | | – 2 Such a definition, while allowing an inclusive approach to the study of sports tourism, does little more than combine widely-accepted definitions of sport (cf Council of Europe, ) and tourism (cf British Tourist Authority, ).Cited by: 7.

Published studies exist on event tourism planning, development and marketing (e.g., Bramwell, a;Getz, aGetz, bGnoth & Anwar, ; Higham, ). Active or passive participation in sports is a frequent motivation for travelling to tourist destinations. It provides a good foundation for the development of sports tourism and much attention.

Sport events are being used with increasing frequency to build the brand of their host destinations. Events can take different roles relative to the destination brand: as co-branding partners with the destination brand, as extensions of the destination brand, or as features of the destination Cited by: Discover the secrets to success in sport-related tourism and adventure travel.

This essential handbook of sport-related travel provides an in-depth look at an international industry growing by leaps and bounds. Sport and Adventure Tourism serves as a unique reference resource for sports and tourism professionals, educators and students, presenting an invaluable overview of a niche market that /5(2).

reverberate down a destination’s long tourism value chain. Because of this unique capability, DMOs prove invaluable for supporting tourism development, especially in developing destinations where tourism is an important economic driver and mechanism for equitable social capacity building.Book Description.

Destinations include the places, landscapes and communities where sport tourism development takes place. Whether sport tourism development takes the form of sport events, active participation in sport, and/or sports nostalgia/heritage, it draws on local resources, forms part of the complex dynamic of daily life.Tourism and travelling is expected to grow by five percent each year up to ; the forecast for sports tourism is ten percent per year.

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