Sport Tourism and Local Sustainable Development

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The present publication gathers communications from the Lille symposium selected for their quality and originality. Seventeen countries were represented, among which the United States, China, Australia, Qatar and numerous countries from Central and Eastern Europe. Aside from the conferences, many ideas and opinions were shared, a recurrent question being the very definition of sport tourism. This book will be of great interest to everyone interested by sport tourism and local sustainable development studied with a multidisciplinary approach.

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Date de parution 15 janvier 2016
Nombre de lectures 66
EAN13 9782336401393
Langue English
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Edited by Claude SOBRY
Sport Tourism and Local Sustainable Development Sustainable Development Prospective of globalization effects Actors strategy and responsibility
Sport Tourism and Local
SPORT TOURISMAND LOCAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Edited by Claude SOBRY Sport Tourism and Local Sustainable Development Prospective of globalization effects Actors strategy and responsibility L’HARMATTAN
Content
Introduction Pr. Claude SOBRY............................................................................... 9
The motorcycle trip: a shape of sports tourism which favors the regions and the mountain routes Jean Scol............................................................................................. 11
Assessing the environmental benefits from the recycling of Sport Tourism Equipment Kristina Bucar, Sanda Renko ............................................................. 25
Comparative Study about the Development of Winter Sports Tourism in Croatia and Romania Sanela Škorić, Sorina Cernaianu ........................................................ 35
Park and play: Resisting the McDonaldization of strategic development and supplier categories in indoor “nature” sports Eric.............. 51Biard, M. Desbordes, Laura M. Hartwell, C. Hautbois
Nature Sports and Sustainable Local Development: Practitioners and Organizations Managers’ Perspectives in Portugal Ricardo Melo, Rui Gomes.................................................................. 75
Study on the development of sports tourism resources in Hebei Province of China LI Jianxia, BAI Meiying, ZHANG Man , LIU Xijia (Corresponding author).................................................... 101
The development of local economies of outdoor sports tourism in rural areas: compared diagnosis of the territorial resources in Ardeche Marc Langenbach ............................................................................. 111
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Mount Aconcagua (6959m, Argentina): Management of an adventure tourism destination Michel Raspaud, Joseph Fourier ...................................................... 137
The Alchemy of cultural and sports tourism in Andalousia Philippe Campillo, Carmen Matias Lopez ....................................... 149
Sport tourism in Algeria: Between socio-economic reality and public will Ahmed Ramzi Siagh, Mohammed Hamza Bengrina, Mohamed Mounir Benabdelhadi...................................................... 155
Sports tourism in Italy: Prospect and Criticism Alfredo de Martini............................................................................ 171
Sport Tourism in the Middle East, strengthes and challenges. Wadih Ishac ...................................................................................... 197
Links between sports event and sustainability Laurent Ardiet, Etienne Faucher ...................................................... 201
The prospects for sport tourism in emerging and transitional nations Michael P. Spino .............................................................................. 205
Appraising the role of sport involvement in the sustainability of Sport Tourism; some cues from the world of the Rugby tragic John Saunders................................................................................... 217
The market structure of Whitewater sports in the Alps : a case study in tourism Antoine MARSAC, Orsolya CZEGLEDI ........................................ 239
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Introduction
Pr. Claude SOBRY University of Lille, France E-mail : claude.sobry@univ-lille2.fr
Created in 2010, the International Research Network In Sport Tourism (IRNIST) has for objective to study local sustainable development via sport tourism. It is a network constituted of academics and professionals, who understand the necessity to work together on the international level. The work of IRNIST is more than the symposiums held every twelve to eighteen months. The network focuses on all sorts of studies, articles, communications and works. Most works are collaborations between authors coming from different countries, thus ensuring complete, multifaceted studies and conclusions. Studying a phenomenon, for instance the impact of a sport event on the notoriety and economic activity of a given location, is of course interesting. But conducting the same study, following the same methodology in various locations, in various countries, brings a whole new dimension as it allows to draw more accurate conclusions. Moreover, many aspects of sport tourism go beyond borders, being its impact on society (global warming, the evolution of demand, situational economic risks), or its effects on the surrounding environment (economic, social, natural). If there are already works focusing on sport tourism, aiming at increasing its economic efficiency, the ambition of IRNIST is to keep in mind the notion of local sustainable development established by the Brundtland report. How can sport tourism be an actor for local sustainable development? It is by bringing together the actors, academics, professionals, public and private decision makers, by mingling various scientific spheres and the different interests, that IRNIST wants bring a better knowledge of sport tourism. No need to say that sport tourism has been the sector with the strongest economic growth for many years now, a phenomenon that is not about to stop regarding the ever-increasing figures -even though these figures have no scientific relevance and do not lead to a better understanding of the field. The academics, at least in Europe, only became interested in sport at the end of the 1970s (at least for the economists, as the sociologists focused on it earlier). It then turned into
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