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How Traveling Families Can Optimize ‘Sportcations’

For most people, sports and leisure are synonymous. Which is to say, sports is leisure. But for the athletes who participate in youth, amateur and professional sporting events, playing sports typically isn’t about rest and relaxation. Rather, it’s about hard work, self-improvement and healthy competition — which is why many athletes and their families are […]

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Get the Most Out of Your Hotel Bookings

The post-pandemic travel world is still righting itself, making contract negotiations more cumbersome than ever. The industry has turned from a buyers’ market, where hotels were eager for business, to a sellers’ market, where it’s difficult for groups to find the space they need and wield leverage in the negotiation process. In this free downloadable […]

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How to Plan the Perfect Youth Sports Event

When looking to a plan a youth sporting event, there are a number of location factors to consider. For many families, away games also serve as the opportunity for a vacation. This is why it is important to ensure a sporting destination offers full-service sports facilities and services as well as a variety of family-friendly […]

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The Guide to How Convention Centers are Safely Hosting Sports Events

As the tourism industry begins to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the brightest spots has been the number of sports events being safely held in convention centers. From volleyball and basketball tournaments to dance and cheerleading competitions, these events have been the first to open doors that have been closed […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Creative Sports Event Venues

The sports-event industry continues to face unprecedented challenges as the world combats the coronavirus pandemic. Countless events, meetings, conferences and trade shows have been canceled or rescheduled, and the sports-event industry has been hit equally as hard. With many stadiums and arenas shuttered or limited to other uses, event organizers need to navigate new venue possibilities […]

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Green Your Game Sustainability Guide

Download this guide on ways that sporting events in the United States, which bring more than 200 million people together every year, can reduce waste associated with those events. There are steps that sports organizations, venues and destinations can take to ensure a more sustainable event—and one that leaves participants and spectators feeling better about […]

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Guide to Hosting Esports Tournaments & Events

Esports is booming worldwide. It’s the fastest growing sector in the live-events industry in the U.S. right now, growing at double-digit year-over-year rates, at destinations and venues of all sizes and types. Download this handbook to learn all you need to know about how to host and/or organize esports events, brought to you by the […]

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