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Sport Tourism in Australia

Jago, Leo Kenneth (2003) Sport Tourism in Australia. Journal of Sport Tourism, 8 (1). pp. 7-8. ISSN 1477-5085

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Although Australia does not have a published Sport Tourism strategy, sport tourism in Australia is flourishing. Sport plays a vitally important role in Australian culture, which helps explain the high per capital investment that is put into sporting facilities and sport training in Australia. Now that the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games are but a memory, it will be interesting to observe whether government expenditure on sport training remains at the same level. In relation to tourism, there is now a widespread recognition amongst Australians of its importance for the nation’s economy. The connection between sport and tourism has been highlighted by the prominence given to special events, many of which relate to sporting activities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID: 6109, sport tourism, Australia
Subjects: Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
Current > FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2009 02:50
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2020 00:44
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