Does It Really Matter Whether It Evolved From Sports or Tourism: Let’s enjoy the Perfect Embryo “Sport Tourism”

Elvan Keser, Adnan Menderes University
Selhan Ozbey, Celal Bayar University

Year 2012
Volume 1 Number 2
Page 1 – 8
Research Article


This study aims to explore new ways of looking into the Sports Tourism as new academic field and market segment. A brief review of the related literature which is still dominated by the debates over whether sports or tourism oriented approaches should be applied indicates that sports tourism deserves attention as a new realm with its own dynamics.


Sport Tourism, Sport Tourist