This book examines the economic, social and environmental impacts and issues associated with the development of sport tourism globally, including the lack of research and coordination between industry and government. The book suggests the need for a more balanced analysis of the impacts and issues associated with future sport tourism development.
Brent W. Ritchie is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at the University of Canberra, Australia and a Faculty Fellow in the Faculty of Management and Information Sciences, University of Brighton, England. He has published in the areas of active and event sport tourism and is member of the Journal of Sport Tourism editorial board.Daryl Adair is a Senior Lecturer in Humanities and Head of the Centre for Sports Studies at the University of Canberra, Australia. He has published widely in the areas of sport and popular culture.