An Exploration of the Direct Economic Impacts From Business Travelers at World Championships
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: *Trondheim Business School at Sør Trøndelag University, Jonnsvannsveien 82, N-7004 Trondheim, Norway 2: †School of Economics at Göteborg University, Box 610; S-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden 3: ‡Leisure Industries Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, Unit 1, Sheffield Science Park, Howard St, Sheffield S1 2LX, UK
Publication date: March 1, 2002
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