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1- Faculty of Education, Silapakorn University, Amphoe Muang, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. , supahlak.nin@gmail.com
2- Faculty of Education, Silapakorn University, Amphoe Muang, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
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Background. Sports tourism refers to travel undertaken specifically to watch or participate in sporting events.
Objectives. To formulate green tourism management strategies to create the community’s economic value added from organizing the Jet Ski competitions.
Methods. A qualitative design using semi-structured interviews with 8 key informants which consisted of 1) The two representatives of the Jet ski tournament competition at Phuket province, 2) The two representatives of the Thai Jet Sports Boating Association 3) The two representatives of the Office of Tourism and Sports, Phuket Province, and 4) The two representative of the professional sports promotion department, Sports Authority of Thailand.
Results. It found that most of the key informants recommended that all strategies needed to have those relevant stakeholders to get involved with the locals in every dimension such as training the local guild, creating a stable career for the locals, to aware the tourist of the environmental issues including the monitoring and giving the priority to the tourist security.
Conclusion. The result from the research can be applied to any other Jet Ski tournaments for those organizers who are concerned about sustainability in the dimension of economic, social, and environmental issues.
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APPLICABLE REMARKS
  • The research result can be used for creating green tourism management strategies for creating the community’s economic value added from organizing the Jet Ski Competition, such as adding facilities for tourists and setting the group for preserving the environment in order to respond to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Sport Management and its related branches
Received: 2024/01/21 | Accepted: 2024/03/28

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