Tag: Sports tourism

Sports Tourism in Spain witnesses 10% growth in 2018

Sports-related tourism in Spain has generated 2.44 billion Euros in 2018, 10% up from 2017, according to the figures released by the Annual of Sports-Related Statistics by the Ministry of Culture and Sport. Sports tourism in Spain has established its position as one of the economic drivers. According to the figures, tourists residing in Spain […]

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Barbados Tourism curates two new events for the lean travel period

Continuing to position Barbados as a formidable player in sports tourism, two new events are created for the traditionally softer period of September – the Barbados Beach and Wellness Festival and the Barbados Cycling Festival. Receiving positive feedback and displaying strong potential for further development and accomplishment, Richard Sealy, Minister of Tourism and International Transport, […]

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Thailand aims at becoming Asia’s ultimate destination for sports tourism

Thailand is positioning itself as a dream destination for sports tourism by promoting the kingdom’s world-class sporting facilities, wide-ranging expertise, and reputation for hosting successful regional and international sporting events and tournaments. H.E. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, unveiled the plan to turn Thailand into a sporting hub to delegates attending the […]

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Jamaica develops sports tourism

Jamaica, home to sprinting stars like Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and others, initiates plans, developing sports tourism, as the island is a landmark on sprinting right now. The initiative is considered as a part of the effort to elaborate the offerings of the island. Tourism Minister Wykeham McNeill, keeping in mind of Jamaican command in […]

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Barbados promotes sports and heritage tourism this year

About sports tourism, Adrian Elcock, Chairman, Barbados Tourism Authority, strongly stated that the sector is “vital” for Barbados’ economy, highlighting the recently held Top Gear Festival and West Indies-England cricket series. He further expects that the upcoming Caribbean Premier League cricket tournament will have a “ripple effect” on the economy. “These sporting events are important […]

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Sports tourism boom in Bahamas

Bahamas is expected to generate more than $13 million in revenue and achieve almost 20,000 hotel room nights in 2012-13 fiscal year from activities in sports tourism sector. “Those are some pretty significant numbers that we’re talking about,” Tyrone Sawyer, director of sports tourism development in the Ministry of Tourism, said. He explained that country’s […]

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