Between 1994-1999, how many adults traveled as spectators or participants in an athletic game?
Give examples of why the tourism industry struggled in the early 2000s.
9/11, SARS outbreak in Asia and Canada, nightclub bombing in Bali
How many international tourists were recorded in 2007 and why?
903 million - because of the large range of services provided (EX: airlines, cruises, bus tours, resorts, theme parks, national parks)
Fred is traveling to Hawaii to learn to surf and get a tan. What type of traveling is he doing?
Jessica is traveling to Florida to meet with a client. What type of traveling is she doing?
Leisure-based travel where people leave their home communities to participate in or watch sports or visit sport attractions.
Jeff is traveling to Brazil to play in the World Cup with the U.S. soccer team. What type of tourist is he?
Active (because he is participating in an athletic event)
Lauren is traveling to Russia to watch the Winter Olympics. What type of tourist is she?
Event (she is only spectating/watching the event, not playing in it)
A group of friends travel to Cooperstown, NY to take a tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame, what type of tourists are they?
Nostalgia (they are visiting somewhere RELATED to sports, but not participating in or watching an actual event)
Sport tourism organizations create year-round activities to combat what?
Seasonality (refers to a playing season, an off season, and a "shoulder" season. Shoulder seasons refer to pre and post season games)
Phil is going to Brazil to watch the World Cup. What type of event is the World Cup?
Kristina likes to watch the University of Memphis football games. What type of event is a college football game?
Small-scale sport event
Brazil is currently hosting the World Cup where teams and fans from all over the world visit and interact with each other. They also share ideas about their values and different cultures. What type of impact is this?
(Positive) Sociocultural Impact
Brazil is currently hosting the World Cup, which brings in thousands of fans from all over the world. This may cause for overcrowding and congestion. This may also cause conflict if certain areas are not "tourist-friendly". What type of impact is these?
(Negative) Socioculture Impact
At last years Boston Marathon, there was a bombing at the finish line. The next year, only half of the expected crowd/tourists showed up. This is an example of what type of effect?
Ash is going to New York to watch the Yankee's play. While there, she will need to rent a hotel room, buy food, and buy tickets to the game. What type of impact is this?
What is the core of tourism?
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