Sport Tourism Destinations by James Higham
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Sport Tourism Destinations
By James Higham

Sport Tourism Destinations

Issues and Analysis

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Sport Tourism Destinations by James Higham

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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 the economy and future of tourism destinations. Divided into four parts, the book systematically covers: * Sports tourism destination analysis: applies principles of destination resource analysis to the study of sport tourism destinations * Destination planning and development: illustrates the mutually beneficial links between sport, tourism and destination planning. * Destination marketing and management: explores theoretical and applied aspects of sport tourism destination marketing and management * 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 alike.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750659376
ISBN-10: 0750659378
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Higham

James Higham is a Professor in the Department of Tourism, University of Otago, New Zealand

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