As fans, we learn from an early age that sports is more than just a game – it is a business. In fact, it is a trillion dollar business.
That is why Super Bowl travel packages for next week’s Super Bowl in Minneapolis are selling out by the hour. Or why our custom trips to history-rich events such as the Kentucky Derby and The Masters are growing by the day.
If a recent story published by the Boston Globe is any indication, the business of sports tourism could be in line for a massive revenue expansion. According to media and entertainment research firm Technavio, the sports tourism industry, valued at $1.42 trillion entering 2018, is projected to reach $5.72 trillion by 2021.
Why is this the case? The combination of sports and tourism is a winning combination. More and more families and friends across the globe are combining their vacation and sports passions, leading to extradionary trips centered around bucket list events.
As the Boston Globe article points out, there is a reason there are 130 sports hall of fames across the country. There is a reason why fans plan out trips every summer to cross every baseball stadium ever built off their wish list. And there is a reason passionate soccer fans travel in packs to watch their favorite teams play abroad.
Passion is a powerful thing. Once you are hooked, it is a quality that never leaves you. And the facts – and money spent — support that claim.
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