Sport Tourism Development (Aspects of Tourism)

[Tom Hinch, James Higham] µ Sport Tourism Development (Aspects of Tourism) ☆ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Sport Tourism Development (Aspects of Tourism) This incisive book has been written to address that need and to stimulate the curiosity of students, educators and practitioners alike.. Continued growth in the demand for sport tourism experiences has heightened the need for advanced, in-depth and critical insights that are theoretically informed. In presenting a critical discussion of theoretical and applied issues in sport tourism, the authors synthesize a wide range of literature into insightful perspectives of key dimensions of sport touris

Sport Tourism Development (Aspects of Tourism)

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Rating : 4.49 (654 Votes)
Asin : 1845411943
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 280 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-02-20
Language : English

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He is particularly interested in the place-specific cultural aspects of sport as potential mechanisms by which visitors can connect to places meaningfully.James Higham holds the position of Professor of Tourism, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, and Visiting Professor of Sustainable Tourism, University of Stavanger, Norway. Tom has made major contributions to the study of sport tourism related to place, globalization and ide

This incisive book has been written to address that need and to stimulate the curiosity of students, educators and practitioners alike.. Continued growth in the demand for sport tourism experiences has heightened the need for advanced, in-depth and critical insights that are theoretically informed. In presenting a critical discussion of theoretical and applied issues in sport tourism, the authors synthesize a wide range of literature into insightful perspectives of key dimensions of sport tourism development, using ‘focus points' in each chapter to illustrate real-world manifestations of the concepts and issues being discussed, with additional support provided by international case studies. The second edition provides an incisive, comprehensive examination of sport tourism, exploring the scope and diversity of the linkages between sport and tourism, and focusing on their manifestations in time and space

Zion said Four Stars. in every way a wonderful book

Recent advances in sport tourism research and theory have been fully captured in this new edition, which synthesized and organizes the field in useful ways. The authors are to be commended for not only updating their first edition but also for adding some new and highly relevant examples. This is a well-structured revision of an innovative text on a topic of increasing interest and relevance in tourism studies. More importantly, they achieve their overarching goal of advancing theoretical thinking on the subject of sport tourism development. (Dan Mason, University of Alberta, Canada)This book is far more than an update

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