Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

Sports Tourism Development

An examination of the development of sports tourism, including the challenges of developing and operating sports events and venues for mega events. Topics to be covered include: the historical development of events and venues; the nature of mega events; the infrastructures of tourism events; the financial, facility, environmental, and planning aspects of large-scale events; volunteer management; and the economic and socio-cultural impacts of sport tourism.