Hawaii


Troon

Oahu to Host Newest Troon-Managed Golf Venue

August 3, 2021

Troon® will manage Kapolei Golf Club, an 18-hole daily-fee club in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. more >>


Troon

June is Women's Golf Month and Troon is Hosting Events

June 3, 2021

The entire month of June is “Troon Women’s Golf Month” at Troon-affiliated facilities around the world. more >>


LPGA

Kapolei Golf Club to Host LOTTE Championship

April 12, 2021

The LPGA and LOTTE announced that Kapolei Golf Club in Hawaii will host the ninth edition of the LOTTE Championship in 2021. more >>


XTERRA

XTERRA World Championship Coming to Maui

December 28, 2020

The 2021 XTERRA World Championship will be held on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii. more >>


Spartan

Spartan Trail Ready to Launch

December 2, 2020

Spartan Trail and ATRA are at the start line with a series of nationwide events designed to challenge athletes. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


EnergyBars

Quantum Energy Squares Named Official Energy Bar For The 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship

September 30, 2019

Quantum Energy Squares will be the exclusive energy bar served to athletes on-course throughout the IRONMAN World Championship®. more >>


GoGolfKuai

Go Golf Kaua‘i Launches New Website

September 23, 2019

Go Golf Kaua‘i, a collection of Kaua‘i’s daily-fee and resort golf courses, has launched a new and improved website at www.gogolfkauai.com. more >>


HonoluluMarathon

Honolulu Marathon, eventbaxx Align for Event

January 14, 2019

eventbaxx and the Honolulu Marathon have signed a partnership agreement good for the next two years. more >>


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Articles

Article | December 16, 2015
Alohagate and the USWNT: Far More than a Turf Issue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the days that followed the cancellation of the U.S. Women’s National Team’s Hawaii match against Trinidad and Tobago because of poor field...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon Article | May 1, 2013
Today's Industry Leaders: Follow the Stars to Some of the Fastest-Growing Destinations on the Horizon

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The growth of the sports tourism business is nothing short of phenomenal. Everywhere we turn, catchphrases like 'recession-proof industry' and...   More>>


Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,...   More>>


Go to the Head of the Class: Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D. Article | April 25, 2013
Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Fueled by the proliferation of events offered, the ever-exploding numbers of athletes participating and the competition to host travel teams and...   More>>


The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event.   More>>


Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging Article | February 28, 2013
Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging

By: Michael A. Savitt

Starting the search for out of town accommodations always includes an element of the unknown. In fact, it can be a little like a blind date: you...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 2, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

When the Hawai’i Convention Center’s management decided to help sports event owners find their way to the island, they knew they had to offer... More>>


ConventionCenter Case study | September 1, 2018
Sporting in Paradise   

By: Michael Popke

Designed around Hawai‘i’s tropical landscape, our open-air facility inspires creativity on and off the courts. The Hawai‘i Convention Center... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>



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