About Sports Tourism

..Definition, Scope and some Disambiguation

Sports Tourism should be considered in the Context of Health.


“Engaging in sport (or structured physical activity) – which includes some travel”.


The scope of Sports Tourism can span the entire Sports Activity Spectrum.

Some Disambiguation

Sports Tourism, in the context of Health, refers to participation in sport – not “watching sport”.

And why has Sports Tourism been included as one of the 8 Health-related Tourism Segments?

Well, what better way to maintain, attain or restore Health?