Journal of Sport & Tourism The Big Questions 20th Anniversary Special Issues

Call for Papers: Sport Event Tourism

Journal of Sport & Tourism

Four special issues are planned to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Journal of Sport & Tourism. This call relates to the fourth special issue on Sport event tourism

Increasingly, events are embedded in a destination’s marketing mix, while destinations are embedded in the marketing mix of events.  This special issue seeks to advance our current knowledge of sport event tourism.  Contributions are encouraged from any disciplinary perspective.  Papers with a strong conceptual basis will be particularly welcome – including integrative review papers.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Events in the destination product and service mix
  • Events in destination branding
  • Events in destination marketing
  • The event visitor experience
  • The experience in the destination beyond the event
  • Event portfolios
  • Cultural considerations of sport, tourism, and culture
  • Event leveraging
  • Sustainability
  • Politics of event tourism
  • Innovative methods for event research

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Submission Instructions

Submission deadline: March 1, 2018 via the online submission system:

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