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Sports Tourism Matters

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor of SportsEvents Magazine In May, VISIT Milwaukee released its final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2019. Direct visitor spending totaled $2.2 billion. The West Michigan Sports … Read More

Four Cities Named Finalists for New IRONMAN Triathlon

IRONMAN announced four finalists as potential hosts of the new IRONMAN triathlon in 2020: Des Moines, Iowa; Fayetteville, Ark.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Tulsa, Okla. The new event will be the first new, full-distance IRONMAN triathlon in the U.S. since 2014. IRONMAN representatives are visiting the four cities and the organization is expected to announce the new host city by mid-June.… Read More