Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2018/2019 Spring semester
Reeda Tuula (eesti keel)
lecturer of 2019/2020 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
The aim of the course is to give overview of the sole of sport in tourism, and provide theoretical knowledge on Sport Tourism, main concepts and forms.
Brief description of the course
Theoretical concepts and principles of sport tourism. Main issues impacting the dynamics of contemporary tourism, including sport tourism. Classifications of sport tourists. Socio-cultural and economic impact of sport tourism. Environmental impact of sport tourism. Sport tourism product/service market, organisation, customer care and communication. Sport tourism in Estonia.
Work through scientific articles for homeworks (prepared, suggested, self-found sport tourism specific and relevant).
Learning outcomes in the course
Passing the course, student:
*knows the role and possibilities of sport tourism in contemporary tourism management;
*recognises different sport tourism forms and their characteristics;
*is able to specify socio-cultural, economic and environmental impact of sport tourism
*can critically evaluate sport tourism product/service supply-demand.
Weed, M. & Bull, C. (2004). Sports Tourism participans, policy and providers.
Hudson, S. (2003). Sport and Adventrure Tourism.
Richie, B. & Adair, D. (2004). Sport Tourism: Interrelationshipa, Impacts and Issues.
Hinch, T. & Higham, J. (2004). Sport Tourism Development.
Gammon, S. & Kurtzman, J. (eds) (2002). Sport Tourism: Principles and Practice. Eastbourne: Leisure Studies Association.
Standeven, J. & DeKnop, P. (1999). Sport Tourism. Chicago, Ill: Human Kinetics.