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The tangible effects of hosting major sporting events have been thoroughly examined in recent years. The consensus among scholars is that the effects on tourism, inbound foreign investments and gross domestic product (GDP) from hosting, for example, the Olympic Games or the football World Cup are...

Author(s)
Storm, R. K.; Jakobsen, T. G.; Nielsen, C. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Regional Studies, 2020, 54, 6, pp 827-837
Abstract

This work aimed to identify the legacy left by the 2014 World Cup in Brazil regarding tourism development and urban mobility. A qualitative research was performed using descriptive statistics to assist discussion. Data were gathered from the the Brazilian Government and Fédération Internationale de ...

Author(s)
Bondarik, R.; Pilatti, L. A.; Horst, D. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2020, 18, 3, pp 351-367
Abstract

Since many years, hosting mega-events is known to have potential positive effects on local communities. In the recent years, there has been a growing interest for non-strictly economic impacts, among which well-being, quality of life, sense of belonging, civic pride (Crompton 2004, Balduck, Maes,...

Author(s)
Hautbois, C.; Djaballah, M.; Desbordes, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2020, 23, 2, pp 335-353
Abstract

Hosting mega-events is often perceived as a way to stimulate economic growth through tourism. However, the cost of infrastructure investments and promotion may outweigh the benefits generated by the mega-events. Measuring the impact of such events on a hosting country's economy is not easy,...

Author(s)
Wan ShuiKi; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2019, 43, 7, pp 1044-1067
AbstractFull Text

Tourism legacy impacts are considered one of the most important reasons for countries host a mega event. They generate short, medium and, long-term legacies in the destination image, as well as, at economic and sociocultural level. The paper objective is to show the short-term evolution of economic ...

Author(s)
Ruiz, T. C. D.; Miki, A. F. C.; Anjos, F. A. dos
Publisher
Universidade de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Investigaciones Turísticas, 2019, No.17, pp 49-70
Abstract

Introduction. In the world-wide literature, there is no unanimity in the assessment of the impact of mega sporting events on the tourism sector. Therefore, the main purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of mega sporting events on changes in tourist inflow and the amount of expenditure...

Author(s)
Zawadzki, K.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Sport and Tourism, 2019, 26, 1, pp 33-39
Abstract

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association's World Cup (FIFA WC) is one of the most popular sporting events in the world in general and Europe in particular, and famous for the extraordinary amount of sponsorship fees it attracts. To create value for the stockholders of FIFA's respective ...

Author(s)
Hundt, S.; Horsch, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 23, pp 2468-2491
Abstract

Focusing on the London 2012 Olympics, we investigate the impact of mega-sport events' spatial transformations on visitor mobility, local leisure consumption and resulting small business trade. Our case study draws on 43 in-depth interviews with local authorities, governmental and non-governmental...

Author(s)
Duignan, M. B.; Pappalepore, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2019, 38, 2, pp 160-174
Abstract

South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010. This paper will argue that the Cape Town Stadium and post-event outcome was not undertaken significantly differently to other mega-events held elsewhere. When planning large-scale events, stakeholders need to be aware of three issues that include the...

Author(s)
Drummond, R.; Cronje, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2019, 11, 1, pp 57-78
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Russia shows the world it’s welcome

Date
11 July 2018

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