sports tourism

  • Melbourne: Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix expects to attract 80 million international tourists

     Friday, July 19, 2019

    Melbourne will host the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix after F1 executives moved to lock in a two-year option on the iconic Albert Park circuit. The Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula revealed that Melbourne spectacular would …

  • Golf legends sculpture fires up Northern Ireland’s sport and culture tourism

     Thursday, July 11, 2019

    In a specially commissioned visual, the famous cliffs of Fair Head on the iconic Causeway Coastal Route have been digitally transformed into an Irish version of Mount Rushmore. The eye-catching sculpture features the images of Northern Ireland’s major-winning golfing greats, …

  • In 2018, Sports Tourism in Spain generated 2.44 Billion Euros

     Tuesday, June 4, 2019

    Sports associated with tourism have established its position as one of the main financial drivers in Spain, contributing 2.44 billion euros last year, 10% up on 2017. The statistics have been compiled from the Annual of Sports-Related Statistics published this …

  • Fiji plans to generate more revenues through sports tourism

     Friday, May 31, 2019

    Fiji plans to attract more international sporting activities to generate more tourism revenue for the island nation.   Fiji’s Tourism Minister Premila Kumar said here on Thursday that sports tourism is very important for Fiji as it contributes significantly to …

  • Botswana bags global spot in sports tourism

     Saturday, May 25, 2019

    Over the last two decades, sports tourism is gaining ground globally and the Botswana government has decided to exploit this trend.   By hosting events like the African Youth Games, the Botswana Open, and the Diacore Gaborone Marathon, Botswana has …

  • Sports tourism & its current rise!

     Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s unbelievable start as manager of Manchester United (11 wins in 13 games) signifies that Reinier Linthorst Homan is booking several flights from Norway to Manchester. Voetbal Travel, Homan’s company is known for flying European fans to England …

  • Sports tourism offers myriad opportunities to destinations

     Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Many people do not know that the sport tourism market is a fast-growing sector of the global travel industry and amounts to approximately $800 billion annually?   Within this extraordinarily-resilient and multi-faceted industry, sports-related tourism is now offering major opportunities …

  • Survey: sports tourism gains favour among Chinese

     Thursday, June 21, 2018

    A total of 79.3 percent of Chinese respondents have participated in sports tourism, indicating that this new form of recreation is finding favour particularly among the younger generation, a recent survey has proved.   The survey was conducted by China …

  • Charleston reaping the benefits of sports tourism

     Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    Goose Creek in North Charleston has a new 9,000-square-foot gymnastics center.     Five ball fields of different sizes form the 20-acre Shipyard Park overlooking the Wando River off S.C. Highway 41.   North Charleston is setting new milestones as …

  • India kick starts its sport tourism effort

     Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Sports tourism, by now has turned into a big business in many developed markets. It has initiated to make inroads with Indian sports fans who are keen on going beyond cricket as they travel abroad to be present at a …


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