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Sports Tourism


Sports tourism can be defined as a type of tourism that refers to trips that are undertaken specifically to attend a sporting event. Common examples include the Olympic Games, the FIFA and Rugby World Cups and Formula 1 Grand Prix races. An estimated average of 12m sports tourists make international trips every year.


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Author(s) Elesa Argent
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Resource typeCase studies and discussion starters
ThemeThe Olympics and Tourism
KeywordsUKOER, HLST, ENGSCOER, OER, LL2012, London 2012, Olympics, Olympic Games, Paralympics, Paralympic Games, Learning Legacies, JISC, HEA, Oxford Brookes University, HLSTOER, cc-by, creative commons, IOC, LOCOG, athletics, competition, oxb:060111:019dd Sports tourism, tourists, economy, benefits, finance, funding, investment, European Tour Operators Association, ETOA, Olympic Park, Stratford, Aqua Centre, Olympic Village, commercialisation, revenue, sponsorship, legacy, hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism, Team GB, The Olympics and Tourism.
Date created2011
RADAR Collection2012 Legacies for Learning
LicenceCreative Commons Licence
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