3 edition of Sport Tourism found in the catalog.
Heather J. Gibson
by Frank Cass & Co
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
Maximum choice Fast. Far. Deep. High. This is our motto. Choose among numerous of activities, and be ready for new experiences at any time. Sport, Leisure and Tourism is a practical guide to finding information, encouraging readers to make active use of libraries in their research. This book provides readers with an understanding of the major information search tools which are available.
Initially discussing the principles of economics and finance, this book provides the reader with the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare, present, and manage budgets, as well as generate revenues for capital development and day-to-day operations. It is /5(6). Sport Tourism: The Rules of the Game. By Gibson, Heather J. Read preview. Article excerpt. Sport tourism is an area of study that has become increasingly pervasive over the past five years. Before , a literature search using the term sport tourism yielded few citations. This is not to say that articles on the topic did not exist, but the.
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. 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.
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Sport Tourism introduces students to the Sport Tourism book of sports tourism--one of the fastest growing niche markets in the $ billion tourism industry. Students will learn to define sport tourism and to apply fundamental marketing principles to competitive and recreational activities in which sport is the primary or secondary attraction.5/5(2).
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.
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 /5(2). 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 sports tourism has on. Sport Tourism provides an in-depth analysis of the nature of sport, the nature of tourism, and the symbiotic relationship between the two.
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,4/5(1). Several prominent trends in western societies serve to explain the modern phenomenon of sport-related travel.
These include increasing participation in sport, interest in health and fitness, and extended active and social participation in sports into middle age and beyond (Glyptis, ).These trends have been driven by changing social attitudes and values (Redmond, ; Kurtzman Sport Tourism book Zauhar Cited by: 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.
is a platform for academics to share research papers. Sport tourism impacts and environments: identifies and discusses critical issues of sustainable development at sport tourism destinations; Practical case studies in each chapter illustrate and highlight the links between sport tourism theory and practice, making this book a vital resource for lecturers and students by: This is one of the many conclusions of this report which was prepared for the First World Conference on Sport and Tourism jointly organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and developing a theoretical framework for the system of Sport and Tourism and analysing the future trends of sport and sports tourism this report.
"Sport Tourism provides an in-depth analysis of the nature of sport, the nature of tourism, and the symbiotic relationship between the two. Standeven and De Knop present detailed multicultural case studies to illustrate the interplay between sport tourism and economic systems, sociocultural dynamics, health and fitness, the environment, urban development, and public policy."--Jacket.
Experiences of amateur athletes’ non-participating entourage at participatory sport events Millicent Kennelly, Matthew Lamont, Peita Hillman & Brent Moyle Pages: Intended as a text for senior undergraduate and graduate students, the book will be a good resource for tourism researchers trying to understand why people travel, and scholars of sport management.
Get this from a library. Sport tourism development. [Thomas Hinch; James E S Higham] -- "Rapid growth in demand for sport and tourism experiences in recent decades has heightened the need for advanced, in-depth and critical insights into sport tourism that are theoretically informed.
SPORT TOURISM New Challenges in a Globalized World Book of Abstracts Sport Tourism Conference - ST’14 10, 11 and 12 December Coimbra College of Education. Book Description. The role of both sport and tourism in the (re)creation and (re)presentation of national identities is well established, yet relatively little work has critically explored the inter-relationship between sport, tourism and the creation and maintenance of national identities.
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 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 : sports tourism that are dependent on definitions of sport and tourism, the term ‘sport tour-ism’ (rather than ‘sports tourism’) has achieved common currency.
This is usually on the basis that ‘sport’ refers to the social institution of sport, while ‘sports’ refers to a collection of Cited by: 7. It is generally recognized that there are three types of sport tourism: • Sport Event Tourism, • Active Sport Tourism, • Nostalgia Sport Tourism.
1- Sport Event Tourism • Sport Evet Tourism includes hallmark events such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup. These are the mega sport events that based on the media interest.
Most often, sports tourism is defined as specific travel outside the customer's usual environment for either passive or active involvement in sport where sport is the prime motivational reason for.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.The first part of the book (re)thinks sport tourism in the globalized world; the second explores new challenges for global and local event sport tourism; the third section addresses issues related to sport tourism development in a globalized world; and the fourth part is dedicated to understanding participation in sport tourism activities.