—Inability to extend tourism in four seasons and the squeeze of economic activities adhered to tourism in a period changing through April - October months called as "tourism season" are the common problems of many tourism regions and investors. "Sustainable Tourism" activities for tourism investors to benefit from investments in tourism through the whole year have put a smile on tourism investors’ faces. Football tourism is a product of such activities. “Football tourism”, one of the branches of alternative tourism and expected to be the gateway for other tourism methods, used to energize the winter season titled "dead season” in tourism will be examined with face to face interviews along with the literature by this study.
—Sustainable tourism, football tourism, alternative tourism in turkey, hotel management.
Burcu Beste Erdogru is with Istanbul Kultur University (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite:Burcu Beste Erdogru and Hacer Neyir Tekeli Yazici, "Advantages of Football Tourism within the Framework of Sustainable Tourism (Model Study, a Mediterranean City, Antalya)," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.4, no.6, pp. 372-375, 2013.