May/June 2020 | Sports Destination Management

May/June 2020


Sports Destination Management Magazine


COVID-19 might be the most formidable opponent the sports tourism industry has ever faced. In an instant, we have learned that our so-called “recession-proof” industry…wasn’t. But our industry is nothing if not nimble and adaptable. And everything in this issue is proof of that fact. From industry writers who speak about new ways of doing business, to sports venues that will be there when we return to play, this issue has what we need. It also has something we can’t sell and can’t buy but can only find in one another: hope. As we head into the summer’s warmth, we want it to bring hope to you as well.

In this issue

Fields of Hope

BY: Michael Popke

Baseball had an uncharacteristically, unprecedented silent spring, thanks (or no thanks) to COVID-19. But hope springs eternal. When the players return, the sport will come back swinging and fields nationwide will greet it more than happily. Here are some of the venues ready to help make any tournament into a grand slam and the cities ready to help. more....