Economics


Fishing
Article | September 20, 2017
Latest Stats Show Fishing Reeling in More Participants Than Ever   

Step aside, sport climbing and soccer. What is bringing in kids and adults these days is a sport that has been around for, well, millennia: fishing.... More>>



RockyTop
| September 18, 2017
Rocky Top Sports World Celebrates Year Three   

Rocky Top Sports World is pleased to announce another record-breaking year of economic impact in the Sevier County, TN community. More>>



Hurricane
Article | September 6, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Halts Sports but Spurs Athletes into Action   

Hurricane Harvey's impact on the Texas coast is still being measured. The death toll is the worst part, with homes and businesses also having been... More>>



IRONMAN
Article | September 6, 2017
Inside Events: IRONMAN   

An event that was conceived among a group of friends to find out just who was the toughest athlete, the IRONMAN triathlon quickly developed a... More>>



Merchandise
Article | September 6, 2017
Event Owners Beware: Counterfeit Merchandise, Tournament T-Shirt Scams Growing Exponentially   

Scams aren’t new, but a new variation is affecting sports events. A company began contacting Evanston, Illinois, businesses, offering to sell them... More>>



SportsTours
Article | September 6, 2017
Youth Sports Tourism Boom Generating Mass Media Coverage – Complete with Added Scrutiny   

The awareness of sports tourism continues to grow. From national news to HBO to Time Magazine, media outlets are latching onto the startling numbers... More>>



Ashe
Article | September 6, 2017
US Open by the Numbers: Court is Back in Session in NYC   

September might mean back to school, but in Manhattan, it’s back to the court as a sea of tennis fans swarms into the subways, en route to the... More>>



VancouberUSA
Article | September 6, 2017
Cancellations and Course Mismeasurements Lead to Gun-Shy Marathoners and Challenges for Planners   

When a Portland, Oregon, man filed a lawsuit against the organizers of the cancelled-at-the-last-minute Vancouver USA Marathon, it was more than just... More>>



Visit-Loudoun
| September 5, 2017
Study: Sports Tourism Provides Economic Boost to Loudoun County   

The amateur sports tourism industry contributed $20 million plus to Loudoun County in 2016, according to a new study. More>>



2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards
Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards   

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is... More>>



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