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Sports Destination Management Announces 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Learn who they are here. more >>


DreamHack

DreamHack Atlanta Begins on Friday

November 13, 2019

DreamHack Atlanta begins on Friday, Nov. 15 and runs through the weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center. more >>


CharlotteCountyFL

USA BMX Sunshine State Nationals Returning to Charlotte County in 2020

November 13, 2019

The USA BMX Sunshine State Nationals return to Charlotte County from October 23-25, 2020, at the Charlotte BMX Track in Punta Gorda. more >>


LaJolla

USTA National Hard Court Challenge Set to Return to La Jolla

November 13, 2019

United States Tennis Association’s National Hard Court Championships will be December 2-8, 2019 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. more >>


USA_Tri

2019 USA Triathlon Draft-Legal National Championships Coming to Tempe, Arizona

November 13, 2019

USA Triathlon announced the 2019 USA Triathlon Draft-Legal National Championships will take place in Tempe, Arizona, on Nov. 16. more >>



SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


Aldi

ALDI Announces Partnership with Heartland Soccer Association

November 11, 2019

ALDI and the Heartland Soccer Association are proud to announce their renewed partnership for the 2019 fall soccer season. more >>


IMG

IMG ARENA to Distribute Official PGA TOUR Scoring Data in North America

November 11, 2019

The PGA TOUR and IMG ARENA expanded their agreement for the distribution of TOUR’s official scoring data to betting operators. more >>


CentralPA

Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Retirement of Shirley Smith

November 11, 2019

Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the retirement of long-time Sales Director Shirley Smith. more >>


SportsPittsburgh

Kramer Tabbed Senior Development Manager for SportsPITTSBURGH

November 11, 2019

Jennifer Hawkins, executive director of SportsPITTSBURGH, announced the hiring of Dana (Collins) Kramer as senior development manager. more >>



IndustryLeadershipLeadIn

Introducing the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 1, 2019

The legendary coach, Pat Summitt, said it best: “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” Meet this year’s award... more >>


OregonProject

Nike's Shutdown of The Oregon Project Won't Hurt Track Town USA

November 13, 2019

Not good, coach, not good. Nike has discontinued the elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by celebrated track coach Alberto Salazar,... more >>


USATeam

Inside Events: USA Football

November 13, 2019

When reports showed participation in traditional football had dipped at the high school level, there was speculation that it was attributable to... more >>


GobblerShoe

With Thanksgiving Around the Corner, Time to Trot Out the 5K

November 13, 2019

While malls and merchants are gearing up for Black Friday – which is, after all, a little more than two weeks away – sports event organizers are... more >>


ScamAlertSmaller

Sports Parents Being Targeted by Fly-by-Night College Recruitment Companies

November 13, 2019

Felicity Huffman just got out of jail. Lori Loughlin is facing new charges. And now, crimes surrounding college recruitment have hit a new low. Fake... more >>



ACSM

ACSM Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends

November 1, 2019

What sports will be in? What will tie in with current travel offerings? The American Society of Sports Medicine's Annual Survey of Fitness Trends... more >>


WomensRunning

New Research: Women's Running Report

October 1, 2019

The Women’s Running 2018 Audience Study offers a wealth of market research on America’s fast-growing audience of women runners. more >>


RunSignUp

Race Trends: Annual Statistical Report

September 1, 2019

Do sign-up apps actually help generate increased registration for sports events? This report uses RunSignup’s registration data from the past four... more >>


ASA_Fishing

The Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing

August 1, 2019

Recreational fishing has a significant economic impact on communities throughout the U.S. But what does that really mean? The American... more >>


RunnerClick

Marathon Study and Statistics

July 1, 2019

In this, the largest marathon study of recreational runners ever conducted, researchers compiled a total of 3.5 million marathon records from around... more >>



FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>


PanamaCityBrach

It’s a Whole New Ball Game in Panama City Beach, Florida

October 28, 2019

With 27 miles of sugar white sand, turquoise waters and a plethora of options on-site and off-site, your players and teams will be able to play their... more >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


WicomicoHPAC

Play Between the Beach and the Bay in Wicomico County, Maryland

September 19, 2019

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County is an ideal place for families to enjoy while here for tournaments and... more >>


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Does the use of homeshares (Airbnb, VRBO, etc.) significantly affect the lodging economy at sports events?
Yes, I think it makes a significant difference
No, I don't think so
I think it depends on the event and the athlete
I don't know
   
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By: Michael Popke

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Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

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Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>



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