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Mauritius Royal Raid event a boost for tourism

Sports tourism Mauritius Royal Raid event a boost for tourism

The annual Royal Raid event held in Mauritius has gained in popularity over the years with more and more people taking part in the race, among them, two mountain-climbing world champions.

Sports tourism in Tshwane to take center stage

South Africa city pursues global sports tourism Sports tourism in Tshwane to take center stage

The city of Tshwane, South Africa, is pursuing sports and events tourism in an effort to reposition the city's brand and introduce the city to the global sports tourism industry.

Uganda Wildlife Authority launches mountain biking at Mt. Elgon

Tourism stakeholders pleased with news Uganda Wildlife Authority launches mountain biking at Mt. Elgon

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Tourism sources have expressed their satisfaction over news that the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is now permitting the use of mountain bikes at Mt.

Tour du Rwanda 2012 underway

Sports tourism in Rwanda Tour du Rwanda 2012 underway

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Rwanda’s annual cycling tour is underway at the national Amahoro Stadium with the first of the 8 stages this year taking riders across the capital of Kigali.

Thrilling endurance competition on beautiful Bintan Island

MetaMan Iron Distance Triathlon 2012 Thrilling endurance competition on beautiful Bintan Island

While the smooth asphalted roads, highlighted with lush green mangrove trees witnessing the fierce running and bicycle races, the sparkling clear waters of Bintan Island perfectly served as the ...

Russia set for increase in visitor arrivals

Hosting of major sporting events will lead to inbound tourism boom Russia set for increase in visitor arrivals

Russia is set to see a 20 percent increase in visitor arrivals over the next four years fueled by the hosting of major sporting events, reveals research unveiled today at the World Travel Market ...

Barbados focusing on sports tourism

Speaking with Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy Barbados focusing on sports tourism

Johnson Johnrose

Johnson Johnrose, Communications Specialist for the Caribbean Tourism Organization, caught up with Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy at the World Travel Market and had the opportunity to ...

World Travel Market welcomes Poland 2012 Football FanCamp

WTM 2011 to focus on sports tourism World Travel Market welcomes Poland 2012 Football FanCamp

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is pleased to welcome the Poland 2012 Football FanCamp to WTM 2011.

Eurosports champions sports tourism at World Travel Market

Sports Tourism at WTM Eurosports champions sports tourism at World Travel Market

Eurosport, Europe's leading sports entertainment group, is sponsoring the Sports Tourism program at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM).

The Olympics of the Indian Ocean Islands

Seychelles President Declares Games Open The Olympics of the Indian Ocean Islands

Friday saw the official opening of the 8th Indian Ocean Island Games being held in the Seychelles. It was the Seychelles President, Mr.

Botswana bans all hunting

Sports Tourism Botswana bans all hunting

Gill Staden, eTN

(eTN) - Botswana government is set to ban hunting throughout the country following a recent report by Dr.

World Travel Market 2011 to highlight sports tourism

Online Registration Now Open World Travel Market 2011 to highlight sports tourism

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has opened registration for WTM 2011, which will focus on the emerging sector of sports tourism and particularly the ...

4th edition of the sail boat challenge at Favignana

Targa Florio Of The Sea 4th edition of the sail boat challenge at Favignana

Mario Masciullo, eTN

ITALY (eTN) - A team of 10 finalist top sail boats left the charming Favignana Island coast, off the Trapani mainland, Sicily, for their 438-nautical-mile contest.

Tanzania gears up for sports tourism

Harley–Davidson Motorbikes Kilimanjaro Expedition Tanzania gears up for sports tourism

Apolinari Tairo, eTN

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania is focusing on sports tourism and adventure travel to add market value to campaigns promoting tourism in key attractions made up of wildlife, Indian Ocean ...

Producing great events

Event Tourism Producing great events

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow

Major events are an important part of tourism. Be these events conferences or conventions, sporting events or religious rallies, major events impact almost every area of a tourism industry.

Sports tourism: Tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Some Do Win Sports tourism: Tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Sports tourism - one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors - can be an absolute minefield, Fiona Jeffery, Chairman of World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel industry ...

Eurosport to sponsor sports pavilion and conference at World Travel Market

Growing Importance Of Sports Tourism Eurosport to sponsor sports pavilion and conference at World Travel Market

Eurosport is throwing its weight behind World Travel Market (WTM), the premier global event for the travel industry, in recognition of the growing importance of sports tourism.

Sports tourism: tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Controversial Questions Not Being Addressed Sports tourism: tough legacy or golden jackpot?

Sports tourism - one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors - can be an absolute minefield, Fiona Jeffery, chairman of World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel industry ...

Tanzania eyes tourists during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa

FIFA World Cup Tanzania eyes tourists during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa

Apolinari Tairo, eTN Staff Writer

DAR ES SALAAM (eTN) - Tanzania is preparing to cash in on the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa by inviting participating teams to use its Chinese-built modern stadium here for warm-up ...

Sports tourism for London? Maybe not, as more opposition is emerging against London 2012 Olympics

Olympics Tourism Sports tourism for London? Maybe not, as more opposition is emerging against London 2012 Olympics

Nelson Alcantara

LONDON (eTN) – The response of Visit London’s Mark Howell(see video) about the opposition of the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has come under fire.

TTB to promote sports tourism

Tanzania TTB to promote sports tourism

dailynews.habarileo.co.tz

The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) is set to step up measures to promote cultural and sports tourism as a way forward to attract more foreign tourists in the country.

Where to travel in the USA? The answer is Knoxville

Knoxville Where to travel in the USA? The answer is Knoxville

Dr. Elinor Garely l Special to eTN

You’re a collegiate sports fan, he wants to see the hottest in fine arts and crafts, the kids have a history project due on Monday – and everyone wants a holiday.

Is there really a ...

Faith and sports tourism:  Way forward for Grenada?

Faith and Sports Tourism Faith and sports tourism: Way forward for Grenada?

LINDA STRAKER

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENANDA (eTN) - The head of a religious organization has said that the Grenada National Stadium should be marketed as a venue for both sport and faith tourism activities.

Asia finds gold in sports tourism

F1 Grand Prix Races Asia finds gold in sports tourism

Yusof Sulaiman

(eTN) Asian audiences are luring the F1 Grand Prix "circuit and circus" with current host Melbourne given notice it may hold its last race in 2010, according to latest news reports from ...

NACAC president highlights benefits of sports tourism in St Kitts-Nevis

St Kitts NACAC president highlights benefits of sports tourism in St Kitts-Nevis

BASSETERRE, St Kitts - St Kitts and Nevis is positioned to become a major player in the world of sports tourism but locals must be willing to act to make this potential a reality.

This was ...

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