TITLE

sell sports holidays

AUTHOR(S)
Merryweather, Lynda; Pearce, Nicola
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);5/29/2009, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how travel agents can attract their customers for booking sports holidays. It is stated that many sports events take place in sought-after destinations around the world, due to which it is possible to incorporate sport into a holiday. It is suggested that agents should talk to their customer about a holiday abroad that includes sports. It is stated that agents should keep themselves updated about the major sports events.
ACCESSION #
42982501

 

Related Articles

  • A SPORTING CHANCE. Wastnage, Justin // Travel Weekly Australia;8/28/2009, Issue 119, p8 

    The article reports on the issue concerning the monopoly implemented by travel agents in booking sporting events in Australia. It reveals that the condition challenges competition in the travel industry as well as prevents other agents from selling packages to tourists. However, it is observed...

  • PUTT SOME EFFORT INTO SPORT BREAKS. Boyle, Gerry // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/21/2002, Issue 2536, p38 

    Investigates the link between spectator sport and the travel industry. Benefits that can be derived by travel agencies from participating in major sports events; Travel package arrangements that can be offered by agencies to sports fans.

  • CWT looks into 2014.  // Travel Daily;11/26/2013, p6 

    The article reports on the predictions of corporate and meetings travel firm Carlton Wagonlit Travel about major global sporting events that are to take place by 2014 in Russia and Brazil, and the trend toward staying close to home for meetings and events.

  • CHAPTER 50: SPORTS TRAVEL. Miller, Richard K.; Washington, Kelli // Travel & Tourism Market Research Handbook;2008, p270 

    Chapter 50 of the book "The 2008 Travel & Tourism Market Research Handbook" is presented. It describes the business condition of the sports-related travel market in the U.S. It also enumerates the travel agencies that specialize in sports travel and tours, such as Creative Sports/Travel,...

  • Cape Town and the Two Oceans Marathon: The Impact of Sport Tourism. Kotze, Nico // Urban Forum;Jul2006, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p282 

    The article evaluates the impact of sport tourism in connection with the Cape Town and the two oceans marathon. The study aims to examine the impact of sporting events on the host town or city. It also considers the influence of the old mutual two oceans marathon on the host city, Cape Town,...

  • England paid the penalty -- will we? Endacott, Steve // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;7/7/2006, Issue 2724, p15 

    The author reflects on the impact of the 2006 World Cup on the travel industry in Great Britain. The author argues that the viewers of the event preferred to watch it on television. She also discussed the effect of the event on the bookings during month. Meanwhile, the author also presented the...

  • Urban planning.  // Golf Magazine;Dec2006, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p132 

    This article discusses golfing vacations to major U.S. cities. The author notes that not every golf vacation involves a trip to a remote resort, and golf courses in such cities as New York City, Boston, Massachusetts, and Chicago, Illinois are highlighted. Hotel and sightseeing information for...

  • DO YOU KNOW THE SCORE? Gray, Will // Travel Weekly (UK);4/17/2009, p24 

    The article presents information on the growing popularity of sports tourism in Great Britain. The International Passenger Survey shows that in 2007 British residents made 1.5 million trips abroad to watch sport. More companies are offering sports tourism packages, with existing destinations...

  • Marketing Sport Event Tourism: Sport Tourist Behaviors and Destination Provisions. Alexandris, Kostas; Kaplanidou, Kyriaki // Sport Marketing Quarterly;Sep2014, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p125 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including sports marketing, sports tourism and sports events.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics