BIO Web Conf.
Volume 29, 2021International Conference “Sport and Healthy Lifestyle Culture in the XXI Century” (SPORT LIFE XXI)
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|Published online||15 March 2021|
Sports tourism in Russia: essential aspects and development problems
St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Department of Economics and Management in the Service Sector, 191023 Sadovaya street, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2 St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Department of Economic Security, 191023 Sadovaya street, Saint Petersburg, Russia
3 Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Department of business management, 125993 Leningradsky prospect 49, Moscow, Russia
4 Saint-Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design 191186 Bolshaya Morskaya street 18, Saint Petersburg, Russia
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The article examines the concept of such an activity as “sports tourism.” This category is considered both as a type of tourism and as a type of sport. The authors formulate their definition of the concept of “sports tourism” and consider the difference in approaches to the definition of sports tourism by Russian and foreign scientists, proposing to understand sports tourism as a temporary departure of a traveler from their home destination for the purpose of active or passive participation in activities, in one way or another related to sports. Problems in the development of sports tourism in the Russian Federation are formulated, to which the authors attribute its poor infrastructure, lack of state support, inaccessibility of some destinations and lack of dedicated specialists.
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