South African Mega-sport Events and Their Impact on Tourism

@inproceedings{Fourie2011SouthAM,
  title={South African Mega-sport Events and Their Impact on Tourism},
  author={Johan Fourie and Karly Spronk},
  year={2011}
}
The 2010 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, one of the largest mega-sport events in the world, has stirred renewed interest in the benefits that a host country can derive from such events. While most predict a large increase in the number of tourist arrivals in South Africa during the event, recent international literature suggests that ex ante studies are often too optimistic. South Africa has played host to numerous mega-events since 1994. Using a time-series… CONTINUE READING