Topic: Tourism and sports

The topical pages gather articles, book reviews and other material from about a particular topic of sport studies, such as ”action sports”, “sport history”, “gender, sex and sports” or “tennis”. The topical page contains links to published texts relevant to the topic in question.


Carlsson, Bo En essä om golfturism, The Anti-Golf Movement och golfbanor med KRAV-märkning (041109)
Radmann, Aage & Susanna Hedenborg Marketing the Perfect Ride: A Study of the Marketing of Horse Tourism on the Internet (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 10, 2019)
Preuss, Holger Lasting Effects of Major Sporting Events (061213)
Weed, Mike Sports Tourism and the Development of Sports Events (061213)

Book reviews

The Economics of Staging the Olympics: A Comparison of the Games 1972–2008 Holger Preuss Cheltenham, Glos.: Edward Elgar 2004 (Tommy Andersson 060201)
The Impact and Evaluation of Major Sporting Events Holger Preuss (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (Karin Book 091021)
Olympic Tourism Mike Weed Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2008 (Mia Larson 080606)
Sport and Adventure Tourism Simon Hudson (red) Binghampton, NY.: Haworth Press 2003 (Bosse Carlsson 040620)
Sport and Tourism: Globalization, Mobility and Identity James Higham & Tom Hinch Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2009 (Christian Widholm 100127)
Sport Tourism Douglas Michele Turco, Roger S. Riley & Kamilla Swart Morgantown, West Virginia: Fitness Information Technology 2002 (Bosse Carlsson 040518)
Sport Tourism and Sustainable Destinations Brent D. Moyle, Tom D. Hinch & James E. S. Higham (eds.) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2018 (review by Aage Radmann, published 190905)
Sport Tourism Destinations: Issues, Opportunities and Analysis James Higham (red) Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2004 (Mia Larson 060412)
Sport Tourism Development Thomas Hinch & James Higham Clevedon: Channel View 2004 (Bo Carlsson 041109)
Sport Tourism: Interrelationships, Impacts and Issues Brent W. Ritchie & Daryl Adair (red) Clevedon: Channel View 2004 (Bo Carlsson 041109)
Sport & Tourism: A Reader Mike Weed (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2008 (Christian Widholm 090606)
Sports Mega-Events: Social Scientific Analyses of a Global Phenomenon John Horne & Wolfram Manzenreiter (red) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing 2006 (Karin Book 070502)
Sports Tourism: Participants, Policy and Providers Mike Weed & Chris Bull Oxford: Elsevier 2003 (Bo Carlsson 041109)
Venner på tur: Naturguiding som relasjonell kunnskap Thomas Vold Oslo: Norges idrettshøgskole 2015 (Henning Eichberg 160421)


Konferensrapport: Sport, Tourism and City Marketing  Annette Bergendorf & Deval Eminovsky (061213)


Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education (Elsevier) Homepage
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events (Routledge) Homepage
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