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(Photo, CCA/Michael Burns)Curling’s voice on the Canadian sports scene got a little bit louder with the election of Canadian Curling Association Chief Executive Officer Greg Stremlaw as the Chair of the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance.

(Photo, CCA/Michael Burns)

The CTSA was formed to market Canada as a destination for international sports events, and the Canadian Curling Association has played a leading role over the years in hosting world curling championships.

“Sport tourism is the fastest growing segment of the tourism industry, ” said Stremlaw. “We look forward to working with all stakeholders to continue to build the sport tourism industry in communities across Canada.”

The election took place during the 2014 Sports Events Congress in Edmonton, which featured a number of keynote addresses from prominent sports figures, including 2010 men’s curling Olympic gold-medallist Kevin Martin. Additionally, delegates took part in a mini-bonspiel at the Saville Centre.

Stremlaw’s term as Chair will last 12 months, and will be up for renewal annually. He will take the organization into 2015, during which Canada will play host to the Pan American and Parapan American Games in Toronto, in addition to the 2015 WFG Continental Cup of Curling in January in Calgary and the 2015 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship in April in Halifax.

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Mountain Bike Ayiti

2013-11-15 08:45:04 by The_CraigslistNews

a mountain bike stage race, will run for its second year in Haiti in January 2014. The successful inaugural event, held earlier this year, attracted national and international riders such as Hans Rey, Marla Streb, and Sonya Looney, who finished as race champion.
Held in partnership with Haiti's Minister of Tourism and the Minister of Sport, Youth, and Civic Action, the 2014 race wove bike-related "ecosystem building" activities, cultural immersion experiences and three days of challenging riding into a unique six-day event.
"One of our goals is to attract world-class events to Haiti to showcase the natural beauty that few have imagined possible

Ski Resort owners believe in Global Warming:

2012-12-12 20:55:47 by The-Refudiator

Skiers, snowboarders and ski resort operators need to take their heads out of the snow long enough to notice that their sport is in danger of melting away, according to the authors of a new tourism report released last week.
The study, which predicts U.S. winter tourism is in for tough times if climate change goes unchecked, is aimed mostly at the tourist industry. It details an estimated $1 billion loss over the last decade due to diminished snow-fall patterns and the resulting changes in the outdoor habits of Americans.
The financial analysis paints the picture of an even grimmer future—with an eventual end of winter sports due to the lack of snow—unless climate...

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