Tourism and Cricket: Travels to the Boundary

Tom Baum (Editor), Richard Butler (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Citations (Scopus)


This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant and spectator sport generates diverse tourism to both major and peripheral locations. It looks at the ways in which cricket's extended duration (compared to other sports) creates a different dynamic in terms of visitor-host interaction. It also considers how following cricket as a tourist and a participant causes exposure to unique pressures and results in unique behaviour. The book will appeal to researchers, students and teachers in tourism, sport and leisure.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBristol
Number of pages208
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014


  • tourism
  • cricket
  • international sport


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