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In recent years the emphasis on traditional and indigenous sport as one of the most important way to attract business and sport tourism development has been greatly considered in economic and political goals. Therefore the main purpose of this research was to survey the problems in attracting ...

Author(s)
Niknezhad, M.; Gezelsefloo, H. R.; Chorli, A.; Zafarani, S. G. G.
Publisher
Science Research Publications, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Research Journal of Sport Sciences, 2016, 4, 2, pp 59-63
Abstract

This chapter explores the impact of crises and disasters on sport tourism through an examination of the 2001 foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the UK. The chapter briefly outlines the impact of the FMD on sport and events tourism in the UK before examining the impact on one of the country's...

Author(s)
Miller, G. A.; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: interrelationships, impacts and issues, 2004, pp 206-225
Abstract

The literature on the economic impact of sport tourism is largely dominated by studies on sport events, with a smaller body of work being dedicated to that of active sport tourism. In this paper, four sport tourism activities (golf, windsurfing, horse riding, and scuba diving) being developed in...

Author(s)
Drakakis, P.; Papadaskalopoulos, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2014, 19, 3/4, pp 199-231
Abstract

Human-mediated seed dispersal is recognised as an important, but under-researched, issue. To assess the potential for tourists to act as unintentional seed dispersal agents, we reviewed published and unpublished data on seed dispersal via clothing, vehicles (cars) and in/on horses and donkeys, all...

Author(s)
Pickering, C.; Mount, A.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 2, pp 239-256
Abstract

The main objective of this research is to get a further understanding of the determinants of tourist loyalty in horse race event. More specifically, the effects of event quality, tourist emotion, event value, and tourist satisfaction on tourist loyalty, as well as the interrelationships are...

Author(s)
Akhoondnejad, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 34, pp 48-57
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Koprivnica - križevci County abounds in natural and cultural heritage, which is the basis for development of tourism, and the long tradition of horse breeding and the development of equestrian sports lead to equestrian tourism development. The objective of this study was to determine the status and ...

Author(s)
Nervo, V.; Vrbančić, M.; Horvat, D.; Tušek, T.
Publisher
Croatian Soil Tillage Research Organization, Vukovar, Croatia
Citation
10th International Scientific/Professional Conference, Agriculture in Nature and Environment Protection, 5-7 June 2017, Vukovar, Croatia, 2017, pp 90-93
Abstract

Wild horses as the focus of tourism occupy a unique position. This is a consequence of their ambiguous status in the natural and cultural landscape, particularly in North America. Wild horses are ecological agents, cultural icons, economic factors and political pawns. The complexity of their...

Author(s)
Notzke, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 12, pp 1235-1259
Abstract

This explorative study examined the extent and potential of horse tourism in Australia, specifically in Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. The study was based on in-depth interviews with 10 stakeholders. These stakeholders ranged from tour operators to tourists, and their experience with horse...

Author(s)
Buchmann, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 3, pp 261-277
Abstract

The intention of this article is to highlight the importance of the S. Martinho Fair/National Horse Fair/ International Lusitano Horse Fair to the identity of the tourist region of Ribatejo. The fair's historical growth is examined based on content analysis of newspaper articles from 2004 to 2015,...

Author(s)
Joaquim, A. C. P.
Publisher
Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Citation
Rosa dos Ventos, 2018, 10, 2, pp 230-249
Abstract

In the last years the necessity of developing equine tourism in Hungary has been called for by experts. Moreover, the government has spent a significant amount on constructing equestrian facilities all around the country, and has published equestrian brochures in order to attract foreign guests. On ...

Author(s)
Béki, P.; Vágó, T.; Lasztovicza, D.
Publisher
Agroinform Publishing House, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, 2013, No.1, pp 19

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