Articles tagged “sports”

Coronavirus

Australia Reasserts Its Strict Travel Rules by Telling Djokovic No Exceptions

Australia is right to play hardball with Novak Djokovic because granting him a medical exemption from its strict from coronavirus vaccine requirements would encourage other anti-vaxxers to employ the same tactics.

Australia Reasserts Its Strict Travel Rules by Telling Djokovic No Exceptions

Tourism

U.S. Tourism Brands Take Quick Advantage of New Rules to Sign Elite College Athletes to Endorsement Deals

Travel companies and destinations need to do extensive research and pay attention to more than the biggest sports — football and men's basketball — to find the right athletes who will be worthy returns on the promotional investments.

U.S. Tourism Brands Take Quick Advantage of New Rules to Sign Elite College Athletes to Endorsement Deals

Business Travel

Potential Coronavirus Links Lead to Cancellation of Golf, Cycling Events

Exchanges of fist bumps and kisses are being discouraged among athletes in various sporting events. No word yet on traditional pats on the butt, however.

Potential Coronavirus Links Lead to Cancellation of Golf, Cycling Events

Tourism

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

The author took a session with fitness guru Randy Myers at the famed Georgia resort’s new Golf Performance Center. This is a great illustration of the rise of wellness as a luxury travel trend.

Georgia’s Sea Island Resort Now Blends Wellness With Golf Training

Business Travel

Cincinnati Courts Luxury Travelers Through Pro Tennis

Most major sporting events take place in cities that already attract large numbers of high-end tourists. But for one small Midwestern city, hosting a professional tennis tournament is a way to attract luxury travelers who might otherwise not consider a visit.

Cincinnati Courts Luxury Travelers Through Pro Tennis

Tourism

Atlantic City’s Fortunes May Revive Thanks to a Ruling on Sports Betting

Last year walking the Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey felt like visiting a ghost town. But the city's tourism business will hopefully jump thanks to just-legalized sports betting, the Hard Rock's about-to-debut property, and a surge in fashion outlet shops.

Atlantic City’s Fortunes May Revive Thanks to a Ruling on Sports Betting

Business Travel

Tour Operators Are Selling Runners on Extreme Marathons in Picturesque Places

None of these 26.2-milers is run-of-the-mill, as travel companies and tourism boards see the potential of marketing adventure runs to amateur athletes seeking experience-based travel. Any takers for a running safari in Kenya?

Tour Operators Are Selling Runners on Extreme Marathons in Picturesque Places

Tourism

Destinations Leverage 2018 Events to Lure More Visitors

Cities like Paris and Shanghai always inspire wanderlust. But several other places, such as Malta, which is holding a year-long cultural festival., claim defining reasons for travelers to visit them in 2018.

Destinations Leverage 2018 Events to Lure More Visitors

Tourism

The NFL Is a Tourism Draw, Even in the Off Season

It's great to see potential interest from other cities in the NFL Combine event but the NFL is probably less concerned about its tourism impact in cities and more concerned about getting fans through the gate.

The NFL Is a Tourism Draw, Even in the Off Season

Tourism

North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ May Cost Them Sports Tourism Revenue, Again

Apparently North Carolina is having amnesia about how the "Bathroom Bill" damages their sports tourism industry. Texas may want to pay attention to this.

North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ May Cost Them Sports Tourism Revenue, Again