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Sport & tourism introductory report by Peter Keller

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Published by World Tourism Organization in Madrid .
Written in English


  • Sports.,
  • Tourist trade.

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Edition Notes

Report commissioned for presentation at the first World Conference on Sport and Tourism, jointly organized by the International Olympic Committee and the World Tourism Organization on 22-23 Feb. 2001 in Barcelona, Spain.

Other titlesSport and tourism.
Statementauthor: Peter Keller ; with contributions of Michael Breiter, Noelle Duc and Fred Salamin.
ContributionsWorld Tourism Organization., International Olympic Committee., World Conference on Sport and Tourism, (1st : 2001 : Barcelona, Spain)
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22073265M
ISBN 109284404177

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