Pacific Articles


Regional1
Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities   

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every... More>>



MultiSport1
Article | September 25, 2017
The Perfect Landing   

The motto of USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing body, is “Begin Here. Go Anywhere.” While the slogan is certainly inspiring for... More>>



Landscape1
Article | September 25, 2017
Popularity Waves   

With water covering 71 percent of the earth’s surface, plenty of cities have built tourism and sports industries in, on and around the natural... More>>



Facilities1
Article | September 25, 2017
Softball Raises Its Game   

Softball’s popularity continues to grow, not just in the U.S., but worldwide. In 2020, it returns as an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Summer Games.... More>>



Plague
Article | September 6, 2017
Plague Bacteria Discovered in Arizona Counties. What Health Officials are Saying and How to be Prepared.   

While a hurricane was washing over portions of Texas, a very different problem was spreading in the desert climate of Arizona. And when folks started... More>>



OJMems
Article | September 6, 2017
O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum Raises Eyebrows in Los Angeles’ Chinatown   

How weird have sports-related tourist attractions gotten? How about a pop-up museum dedicated to a disgraced football icon? The O.J. Simpson Pop-Up... 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>>



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>>



WorldCup_FIFA
Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup   

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA... More>>



Supergirl
Article | August 23, 2017
Inside Events: The Supergirl Gamer Pro eSports Tournament   

eSports is becoming an influential player in the sports event industry. But while there’s a nearly 50/50 split among male and female players,... More>>



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