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Tourism and sport

Tourism and sport

a joint policy statement

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Published by West Country Tourist Board, Sports Council in Exeter, Crewkerne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the West Country Tourist Board and the Sports Council (South West).
ContributionsWest Country Tourist Board., Sports Council (South West).
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21676632M

Sustainable tourism helps make destinations better for both travelers and local residents. It involves making a destination's culture, economy and environment better, rather than worse, through. The page book takes a comprehensive look at how sport, tourism, and sport tourism have evolved in a developing economy like Jamaica. The book covers the period – and looks at preparation for the Beijing and London Summer Olympic Games along with other events and/or activities which offered Jamaica a competitive advantage.

This book introduces students to the phenomenon of sports tourism -- one of the fastest growing niche markets in the tourism industry. Students will learn to define sport tourism and to apply fundamental marketing principles to competitive and recreational activities in which sport is Reviews: 2.   This Reader provides comprehensive coverage of the scholarly literature in sports tourism. Divided into four parts, each prefaced by a substantial introduction from the editor, it presents the key themes, state of the art research and new conceptual thinking in sports tourism studies.

  Covering every aspect of sport tourism from historical, economic, and sport-specific starting points, the book features thoughtful and incisive commentary from the foremost experts in the field. Presented in a concise, easy-to-read format, Sport and Adventure Tourism provides an unrivaled orientation to all facets of sport-related tourism and.   This book is an edited collection written by some of the top scholars working in a particular domain throughout the world, providing a compendium of theories and concepts that can be used to frame research on various aspects of sport tourism.


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Sport Tourism guides students through the process of designing implementing and evaluating sport tourism operations by offering extensive industry examples and thought-provoking questions. The book investigates such key topics as feasibility studies niche marketing pricing sponsorships advertising media involvement recruitment of personnel and 5/5(3).

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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.

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The book suggests the need for a more balanced analysis of the impacts and issues associated with future sport tourism development. Abstract: Sport and Tourism are two driving forces for the promotion and sustainable economic development of tourism destinations.

To better understand the links between tourism and sport and to increase the awareness of the benefits of their joint contributions, UNWTO and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) jointly organized the First World Conference on Sport and Tourism in Barcelona.

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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). Sports Tourism: participants, policy and providers is an unparalleled text that explains sports tourism as a social, economic and cultural phenomenon that stems from the unique interaction of activity, people and place.

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Loughrea Office - Road Transport Operator Division. According to the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC, ), visitor spending associated with sport tourism in the United States was $ billion, with million sport visitors.

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Standeven and De Knop present detailed case studies from around the world to illustrate the interplay between sport tourism and-the economy,-sociocultural dynamics,-people's health,-the environment,-urban Reviews: 1. Sport Tourism Development (Aspects of Tourism Book 50) - Kindle edition by Higham, James, Hinch, Tom.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sport Tourism Development (Aspects of Tourism Book 50).Format: Kindle.In setting the foundation for this book, the unique qualities of sport as a tourist attraction are presented and discussed theoretically.

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