Spring
Course name Sport Tourism
Course date 13.02.2023 - 21.04.2023
Institution Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Hospitality Management HUB, Entrepreneurship HUB
Teacher Brian Jordan
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Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 21.11.2022 - 29.01.2023
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OPEN UAS Enrolment

Sport Tourism

13.02.2023 - 21.04.2023

Course description

Upon completing this course you will be able to – identify different actors and operations in sport tourism. – understand the motives of sport tourists and the theme’s significance to the competitiveness of companies. – understand the concepts, phenomena and special characteristics related to sport tourism nationally and internationally. – identify the sustainability and environmental issues affecting sport tourism.

Content:

Special characteristics of sport tourism Sport and the tourism experiences Sport tourism markets Sport tourism development Sport event tourism Sustainability in sport tourism

Prerequisites

Tourism and/or sport business studies.

Course way of working and time table

Online pedagogy via Moodle platform. Teaching is conducted completely online with the use of recorded lectures, articles, assignments and a learning diary.

Course additional info

Material:

Brent W. Ritchie, Daryl Adair: Sport Tourism: Interrelations, Impacts and Issues (2004)

Simon Hudson, Bennet P. Lientz and Kathryn Rea Hudson: Sport and Adventure Tourism (2003)

Mark Dodds, Kevin Heisey and Aila Ahonen: Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business (2018)