Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality ISSN: 2324-8807

Research Article, J Tourism Res Hospitality Vol: 7 Issue: 2

Sport Events and Green Values: Which Impacts for Tourism Destinations and Stakeholders?

Elisabeth Robinot* and Léo Trespeuch

Department of Management Sciences, IMUS, University of Savoie, Canada

*Corresponding Author : Elisabeth Robinot
Department of Management Sciences, IMUS, University of Savoie, Canada
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Received: February 15, 2018 Accepted: March 14, 2018 Published: March 20, 2018

Citation: Robinot E, Trespeuch L (2018) Sport Events and Green Values: Which Impacts for Tourism Destinations and Stakeholders?. J Tourism Res Hospitality 7:2. doi: 10.4172/2324-8807.1000188

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to give an answer to an important question: which stakeholders (Tourism Destination Organization, partner companies and consumers) benefit from the environmentalfriendly aspect of green events? To answer, the authors based their research on the transfers studied of Robinot and Trespeuch (2017) within the theoretical framework of sponsoring and on emerging green event literature. Three studies have demonstrated a growing collective awareness of environmental issues and confirmed the transfer of green values between the destination and the green events. The study concludes that the event organizers and the tourism destination are in the consumers’ point of view, coresponsible for the preservation of the site.

Keywords: Destination management; Green values; Green sport events; Qualitative studies

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