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Russia shows the world it’s welcome

Date
11 July 2018
News Article

World Cup brought 1 million tourists to Brazil

Date
25 April 2018
News Article

North American cities pull out of World Cup bid

Date
20 March 2018
Abstract

This study examines the environmental discourses surrounding the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics in the Korean public sphere. Specifically, it compares the dominant environmental discourse of the government and Olympic organizing committee with the counter-Olympic discourse of Korean civil society. Our...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungYim; Chung HeeJoon
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2018, 35, 1, pp 17-28
Abstract

Emerging nations with transitioning or newly transformed brands are increasingly using sport as a branding platform to generate and communicate strong and coherent brands. This is done in acknowledgement of sport as a powerful agent for destination branding. While many studies on sport mega-events...

Author(s)
Hemmonsbey, J.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 21, 1, pp 213-225
Abstract

This article charts how South Korea's staging of the 2018 Winter Olympics is a further example of sport's importance among Asia's major economies. It is indicated that the staging of the Olympics has been a key step in the development of the Asian nations that have hosted the games. The article...

Author(s)
Benton, N.
Publisher
Australian Leisure Media Pty Ltd, Collaroy, Australia
Citation
Australasian Leisure Management, 2018, No.125, pp 36-37
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Special journal issue indexed

Date
19 December 2017
Abstract

The FIFA World Cup is one of the largest sporting events in the world, encompassing hundreds of thousands of people and billions of dollars in every edition. Several studies have tried to measure the economic impacts of this event on the income of hosting countries. However, besides the...

Author(s)
Santos, G. E. de O.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheús-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2017, 11, 1, pp 203-220
Abstract

We use daily airplane arrival data from 2004 to 2015 from Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to determine the net change in arrivals around a variety of sporting events. We find that only one event generates a positive and significant net impact on airplane arrivals: ...

Author(s)
Baumann, R. W.; Matheson, V. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 4, pp 788-802
Abstract

This research aims to describe (1) the impacts of neutrality of intent and economic welfare on expectations of positive legacies, and (2) the impacts of expected positive legacies on support for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This study drew on social exchange, liberal egalitarianism, and welfare...

Author(s)
Rocha, C. M.; Gratao, O. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Global Sport Management, 2017, 2, 1, pp 22-41

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