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Bintan Set to be International Sport Tourism Destination

Bintan Set to be International Sport Tourism Destination

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Indonesia is currently developing its sport-based tourism by naming South Sumatra as one of its latest sport tourism destination. Furthermore, Tourism Minister Arief Yahya announced that Bintan in the Riau Islands would soon likely be considered as one. “There will be two sport tourism destinations in Indonesia, ...

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Nirvana Europe announce Emma Pallant as ambassador

Nirvana Europe announce Emma Pallant as ambassador

Nirvana Europe are delighted to announce a partnership with Emma Pallant for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Former European Under-23 Cross Country champion, Emma Pallant, burst onto the Triathlon scene in 2013 and has already shown huge promise with a great deal of success. ...

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Chongming clinches two more major races

Chongming clinches two more major races

The Shanghai Yangtze River Bridge connects Chongming with downtown Shanghai. Chongming Island is the third largest in the country after Taiwan and Hainan. [Photo by Gong Shengping/China Daily] Shanghai’s Chongming district has been chosen as the venue for an Ironman 70.3 triathlon and a Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in a ...

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Subic named Asia’s best sports tourism destination

Subic named Asia's best sports tourism destination

By Jonas Reyes Subic Bay Freeport – This premier Freeport was awarded as the Best Sports Tourism Destination of the Year during the 3rd Sports Industries Awards and Conference Asia (SPIA Asia) held in Bangkok, Thailand in November 7. With the tourism theme Funtastic Subic Bay, the Subic Bay Metropolitan ...

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Ironman challenge raises P413-million tourism receipts for PHL

Ironman challenge raises P413-million tourism receipts for PHL

LOCAL tourism stakeholders were estimated to have earned at least $8.1 million (P413 million) in visitor receipts from the recent Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3, one of largest and most competitive triathlon events in the Asia-Pacific region. In a news conference at the Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa, race central ...

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PH hosting Ironman Asia-Pacific 2018

PH hosting Ironman Asia-Pacific 2018

by Betheena Kae Unite The Philippines will host the 2018 Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship,  Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Teo announced this as the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3, one of biggest and most complete triathlon competitions in the Asia-Pacific region, commenced at the Mactan Newtown in Cebu. “Since its ...

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Cebu to host Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific C’ship anew in 2018

Cebu to host Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific C'ship anew in 2018

LAPU-LAPU CITY — For the second time in three years, Cebu will be the home for the best triathletes in Asia-Pacific as it is set to host the 2018 Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship. Sunrise Events founder Wilfred Steven Uytengsu announced the development, together with Department of Tourism (DOT) secretary ...

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Sports tourism rising in Cebu

Sports tourism rising in Cebu

LOCAL tourism stakeholders have found diverse products to develop and promote the sector and hopefully sustain the capability to bring in more tourists to Cebu. Aside from the province being developed as an eco-tourism destination, it is also being developed as a sports tourism destination. Cebu has gained the reputation ...

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