Global sports tourism market is projected to accomplish an extraordinary growth in the forecast period, 2022-2026 with an impressive CAGR. The market growth can be attributed to rising number of sports-event in the recent years. Moreover, the globalization is one of the major reasons behind the exponential growth of the sports tourism market. Rapidly rising number of players, and sports is also aiding to the growth of the global sports tourism market in the upcoming five years. Also, the rising focus on the seating capacity expansion in the various stadiums and sports arenas is further supporting the exponential growth of the global sports tourism market in the next five years. Advancements in the hospitality industry is also supporting the market growth. Countries involved in the specific sports events put extra focus on the hospitality management for the sports person, their staff, coaches, and fans in the country for the sports. The rapidly growing tourism is also benefitting the respective country’s economy and thereby supporting the further expansion of the market. In the recent incident of pandemic caused due to widespread COVID-19, tourism altogether halted. Domestic as well as international travelling was banned and the whole population was under strict lockdown. The incident had drastic effect on the market, in fact some of the major sports event like Olympics were postponed or terminated due to the virus. The concerns are still high though the market is making slow recovery as the delayed Olympics is now being conducted.

The global sports tourism market is segmented by sports, application, type, competitional landscape, and regional distribution. Based on sports, the market is further segmented into soccer tourism, cricket tourism, hockey tourism, tennis tourism, and others. Cricket tourism is anticipated to hold the largest revenue shares of the market and assert its dominance over the market on the account of rapidly increasing craze about the sports and increased number of fans for the sport, the teams, and the specific players. Moreover, number of international events being conducted by major economies is also aiding to the support of the global sports tourism market in the next five years. Soccer tourism is expected to register significant amount of the revenue shares of the market in the upcoming five years on the account of number of teams increasing in the European and American regions. 

Holding the major shares of the global sports and tourism market are BAC Sports Ltd., DTB Sports Hospitality and Event Management Ltd., Great Atlantic Sports Travel, International Sports Management Inc., MATCH Hospitality AG, QuintEvents LLC, Sports Tours International Ltd., Sports Travel & Hospitality Group Ltd., Sportsnet Corporation Pty Ltd., TravelOsports, Fanatic Sports Pvt. Ltd., Veda Sports Marketing Private Limited (Sports Konnect), Venatour Ltd, Lions Sports Travel Ltd., Roadtrips Sports Travel, among others. Market players are actively involved in the research and technological development in the betterment of trip and tourism services. Internet availed tour packages are in trend are actively supported for the sports events for the fans as well as the sports persons thus aiding the growth of the market. Further advancement would aid the market value and brand establishment in the future five years. New market players may focus on the research and development to provide options that satisfies the consumer demand as well as benefits the market players in building their brand value. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016 – 2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022 – 2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth of the market size of global sports tourism market from 2016 to 2019.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of global sports tourism market from 2020 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026. 
  • To classify and forecast global sports tourism market based on sports, application, type, competitional landscape, and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the global sports tourism market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global sports tourism market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global sports tourism market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global sports tourism market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in global sports tourism market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of service providers, suppliers, and distributors across the country. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufactures which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the service vendors, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global sports tourism market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Service providers, end users, and other stakeholders
  • Distributers and vendors of services and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums, and alliances related to sports tourism
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as service providers, suppliers, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global sports tourism market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Global Sports Tourism Market, By Sports:
    • Soccer Tourism
    • Cricket Tourism
    • Hockey Tourism
    • Tennis Tourism
    • Others
  • Global Sports Tourism Market, By Application:
    • Passive Sports Tourism
    • Active Sports Tourism
  • Global Sports Tourism Market, By Type:
    • Domestic Tourism
    • International Tourism
  • Global Sports Tourism Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Belgium
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Australia
      • Singapore
      • New Zealand
      • Rest of Asia-Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Turkey
      • UAE
      • Iran
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
      • Rest of South America

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global sports tourism market.

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Company Information

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Sports Tourism Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Global Sports Tourism Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1.     By Value

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1.     By Sports (Soccer Tourism, Cricket Tourism, Hockey Tourism, Tennis Tourism, Others)

5.2.2.     By Application (Passive Sports Tourism, Active Sports Tourism)

5.2.3.     By Type (Domestic Tourism, International Tourism)

5.2.4.     By Company (2020)

5.2.5.     By Region

5.3.  Product Market Map

6.    Asia-Pacific Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Sports

6.2.2.     By Application

6.2.3.     By Type

6.2.4.     By Country (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific)

6.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

6.3.1.     China Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.1.1.1.             By Value

6.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.1.2.2.             By Application

6.3.1.2.3.             By Type

6.3.2.     India Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.2.1.1.             By Value

6.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.2.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.2.2.2.             By Application

6.3.2.2.3.             By Type

6.3.3.     South Korea Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.3.1.1.             By Value

6.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.3.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.3.2.2.             By Application

6.3.3.2.3.             By Type

6.3.4.     Japan Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.4.1.1.             By Value

6.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.4.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.4.2.2.             By Application

6.3.4.2.3.             By Type

6.3.5.     Australia Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.5.1.1.             By Value

6.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.5.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.5.2.2.             By Application

6.3.5.2.3.             By Type

6.3.6.     Singapore Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.6.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.6.1.1.             By Value

6.3.6.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.6.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.6.2.2.             By Application

6.3.6.2.3.             By Type

6.3.7.     New Zealand Sports Tourism Market Outlook

6.3.7.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.7.1.1.             By Value

6.3.7.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.7.2.1.             By Sports

6.3.7.2.2.             By Application

6.3.7.2.3.             By Type

7.    Europe Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Sports

7.2.2.     By Application

7.2.3.     By Type

7.2.4.     By Country (France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Rest of Europe)

7.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     France Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.1.2.2.             By Application

7.3.1.2.3.             By Type

7.3.2.     Germany Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.2.2.2.             By Application

7.3.2.2.3.             By Type

7.3.3.     United Kingdom Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.3.2.2.             By Application

7.3.3.2.3.             By Type

7.3.4.     Italy Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.4.2.2.             By Application

7.3.4.2.3.             By Type

7.3.5.     Spain Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.5.2.2.             By Application

7.3.5.2.3.             By Type

7.3.6.     Belgium Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.6.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.6.1.1.             By Value

7.3.6.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.6.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.6.2.2.             By Application

7.3.6.2.3.             By Type

7.3.7.     Sweden Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.7.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.7.1.1.             By Value

7.3.7.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.7.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.7.2.2.             By Application

7.3.7.2.3.             By Type

7.3.8.     Switzerland Sports Tourism Market Outlook

7.3.8.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.8.1.1.             By Value

7.3.8.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.8.2.1.             By Sports

7.3.8.2.2.             By Application

7.3.8.2.3.             By Type

8.    North America Sports Tourism Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Sports

8.2.2.     By Application

8.2.3.     By Type

8.2.4.     By Country (United States, Canada, Mexico)

8.3.  North America: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     United States Sports Tourism Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Sports

8.3.1.2.2.             By Application

8.3.1.2.3.             By Type

8.3.2.     Mexico Sports Tourism Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Sports

8.3.2.2.2.             By Application

8.3.2.2.3.             By Type

8.3.3.     Canada Sports Tourism Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Sports

8.3.3.2.2.             By Application

8.3.3.2.3.             By Type

9.    South America Sports Tourism Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Sports

9.2.2.     By Application

9.2.3.     By Type

9.2.4.     By Country (Brazil, Argentina Colombia, Rest of South America)

9.3.  South America: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     Brazil Sports Tourism Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Sports

9.3.1.2.2.             By Application

9.3.1.2.3.             By Type

9.3.2.     Argentina Sports Tourism Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Sports

9.3.2.2.2.             By Application

9.3.2.2.3.             By Type

9.3.3.     Colombia Sports Tourism Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Sports

9.3.3.2.2.             By Application

9.3.3.2.3.             By Type

10.  Middle East and Africa Sports Tourism Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Sports

10.2.2.  By Application

10.2.3.  By Type

10.2.4.  By Country (South Africa, Turkey, Iran, UAE, Rest of MEA)

10.3.              MEA: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  South Africa Sports Tourism Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Sports

10.3.1.2.2.           By Application

10.3.1.2.3.           By Type

10.3.2.  Turkey Sports Tourism Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Sports

10.3.2.2.2.           By Application

10.3.2.2.3.           By Type

10.3.3.  Iran Sports Tourism Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Sports

10.3.3.2.2.           By Application

10.3.3.2.3.           By Type

10.3.4.  UAE Sports Tourism Market Outlook

10.3.4.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.4.1.1.           By Value

10.3.4.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.4.2.1.           By Sports

10.3.4.2.2.           By Application

10.3.4.2.3.           By Type

11.  Market Dynamics

11.1.              Drivers

11.2.              Challenges

12.  Market Trends & Developments

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              BAC Sports Ltd.

13.2.              DTB Sports Hospitality and Event Management Ltd.

13.3.              Great Atlantic Sports Travel

13.4.              International Sports Management Inc.

13.5.              MATCH Hospitality AG

13.6.              QuintEvents LLC

13.7.              Sports Tours International Ltd.

13.8.              Sports Travel & Hospitality Group Ltd.

13.9.              Sportsnet Corporation Pty Ltd.

13.10.            TravelOsports

13.11.            Fanatic Sports Pvt. Ltd.

13.12.            Veda Sports Marketing Private Limited (Sports Konnect)

13.13.            Venatour Ltd

13.14.            Lions Sports Travel Ltd.

13.15.            Roadtrips Sports Travel

14.  Strategic Recommendations

15. About Us & Disclaimer