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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sports Tourism - Current News Stories

Here are a few of the current news stories circulating on the Growth Market of Sports Tourism

(Montreal Gazette) Spread the Game's Reach
Sample quote from article "Sports tourism, of course, is a growing global phenomenon."

(Rockford Register Star) Our View: Tourism a local success story
Sample quote from article "People who come into town for sports events and business reasons spend money here. They support nearly 3,000 jobs and generate about $300 million for hotels, restaurants and other businesses.

(SCNow.com) Myrtle Beach sports tourism season in full swing
Myrtle Beach leaders say each athlete that visits the area benefits the economy

(News Press) Sports tourism generates $84.7M impact for Lee County
Sample quote "Calendar year 2011 was the best year ever for sports tourism in Lee County."

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