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Sport and tourism in Western Europe.

Sue Glyptis

Sport and tourism in Western Europe.

by Sue Glyptis

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Published by British Travel Educational Trust in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13823696M

  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. Management and coordination of stays from start to finish, as soon as you arrive in Europe,; Booking of hotels, sightseeing activities (visits of sites, shows), ground transportation, meals (half board, full board), and meetings with locals and social or environmental actions,; Booking upon request of a specialised guide for each touristic site for the whole stay.

Get this from a library! Tourism in Western Europe: a collection of case histories. [Richard N Voase;] -- A collection of case studies which provides an insight into the changing nature of tourism in Western Europe is presented. A recurring theme of the book is that new patterns of tourism have emerged. The concept of sport related tourism has become more prominent in the last few years both as an academic field of study and an increasingly popular tourism product. The purpose of this paper is to review and critique the sport tourism literature as it stands in , and to suggest a Cited by:

The use of sport in tourism can generate a competitive advantage for tourism (Daniels, Norman & Henry, ). The linkages between sport and tourism have increased over time, mutual benefits to both fields have become evident as the concept, and practice of sport tourism has developed. Sport is a tourism generator (Lamont &File Size: KB. Europe is the most visited tourism region in the world, and within it the European Union (EU) welcomes just under half of total international arrivals. Yet, as a result of rising tourism in many fast-growing economies, Europe is gradually losing market share in global tourism.


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Sport and tourism in Western Europe by Sue Glyptis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sport and tourism in Western Europe Unknown Binding – January 1, by Sue Glyptis (Author)Author: Sue Glyptis. Sport and tourism in Western Europe.

The principal aims of the study were: to examine the importance of sport as an activity undertaken on holiday, and to investigate how tourism contributes to the support and use of sports facilities and to the development of sport. The countries studied were France, GFR, Netherlands, Spain and by: At the end of the book, the editor also offers a concluding chapter that suggests that the tourist destinations of Western Europe will be greatly influenced by demographic change, climate change, and the rise of the 'smart' consumer in the future.

The whole book benefits from a clear structure, and effective editing. Cited by: 6. 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 and Zauhar Cited by:   2: Tourism in Western Europe: a context of change, R Voase.

Part 1: The political context. 3: The political context as dominant, R Voase. 4: Selling the difference: tourism marketing in Devon and Cornwall, south-west England, K Meethan, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom show : Richard Voase. The last twenty years has seen a proliferation of the term “tourist destination”.

Improbable places, such as industrial cities and isolated rural environments have become legitimate places to visit. At the same time, traditional tourist destinations such as coastal resorts have declined in popularity.

There is a shift from “old” to “new” tourism. These case. Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identitymarks a new era in sport tourism texts. Written by global experts whose previous collaborations have been integral to the development of the field, the book applies key social science concepts and issues relevant to the academic study of sport and tourism.

This is a ground-breaking text, which:Cited by: 1. 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.

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).

The number of sports for which tourism is also increased: in winter sports determined about 49% of journeys while in the share fell to around 42%.

€ billion dedicated to spending on water sports in Italy such as sailing, canoeing, diving, etc. 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 is a growing sector within both the tourism and sport industries. In Western Australia there is substantial information about major sport events; however, little is known about the contributions of professional national sport leagues with.

[3] G. Redmond, ‘Changing Styles of Sports Tourism: Industry/Consumer Interactions in Canada, the USA and Europe’, in M. Sinclair and M. Stabler (eds), The Tourism Industry: An International Analysis (Wallingford: CAB International, ), pp–Cited by: This guide explains the importance of sport tourism in BC, sport event bidding and hosting, how to calculate the economic benefit of sporting events and how communities and organizations can develop sport tourism locally and across BC.

Tourism, the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of services. As such, tourism is a product of modern social arrangements, beginning in western Europe in the 17th century, although it has antecedents in Classical antiquity.

Here’s a look at five of the very best sports tourism destinations in Europe. Roland Garros – Paris, France The centre court at the French Open is an incredible place to witness a match, particularly if you’re lucky enough to see Rafael Nadal, the undisputed master of the clay courts, in live action.

Books shelved as tourism: Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies by Charles R. Goeldner, Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism b. Sport Tourism in Europe: Best Places to Go Whether you love all sports, or a particular event seems especially fascinating to you, taking part in a major sporting event is a total blast.

Europe has some of the biggest events, but don’t let the potential cost put you off. Sports tourism refers to travel which involves either observing or participating in a sporting event while staying apart from the tourists' usual environment.

Sport tourism is a fast-growing sector of the global travel industry and equates to $ billion. Welcome to Western Europe An intricate jigsaw of landscapes, cultures, histories, art, architecture and cuisines, Western Europe retains time-honoured traditions while constantly evolving to incorporate inspired new trends.

Tourism in Western Europe: A Collection of Case Histories: : Richard Voase: Books5/5(1).Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Sport Tourism and Destination Marketing: Case Innsbruck and Lahti Year Pages 54 This thesis focuses on researching sport tourism and its role and importance in destination marketing in two cities, Innsbruck and Lahti.

The aim of this study is to discover the strengths.