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This course introduces students to the phenomenon of sport tourism the highly lucrative and fastest growing segment of the tourism industry. In this course, students will learn to define sport tourism, and to understand and differentiate between participatory sport tourism such as ski, golf, and tennis resorts; white-water rafting and wilderness trips; adventure tours, and sport camps and event-based sport tourism which includes the Olympic Games and professional sporting events such as the World Cup. The historical development of sport tourism and business practices that illustrate the symbiotic relationship between sport and tourism will also be introduced. Sport tourism operations will be examined and evaluated through industry examples and thought-provoking questions and discussion.