CfP: Sport Tourism

Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends invites academics and professionals in tourism to send manuscripts for publication consideration in the next issue of the journal, dedicated to Sport Tourism. This research field of tourism has been increasingly more popular among worldwide researchers. The objective of this issue is to investigate the links between sport and tourism and also to emphasize the trends in sport related tourism activities all over the world.

The guest editor for this edition of the journal is Prof. Phd. Douglas Michele TURCO from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Articles could focus on areas such as:
– Sport tourism development in transitional and developing countries
– Sport tourism for persons with disabilities
– Sport tourism and sustainability
– Nostalgia-based sport tourism
– Multi- and single-sport event impacts
– International comparisons of event sport tourists
– Sport tourism and urban (re)development
– Serious sport tourists
– Sport event legacies
– Sport tourist group behaviours
– Youth sport competitions as tourist attractions

Additional topics and approaches are encouraged.

Deadline of submission: 19th of February 2012
Author notification: 25th of March 2012
Final acceptance of paper: 7th of May 2012

Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends is an academic, peer-reviewed journal, indexed in several major databases: CNCSIS – B+ category, CIRET, Index Copernicus, Ebsco, IBZ, Questia, Cabell’s, CEEOL and others.

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