sports tourism

New England News
12:15 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

More Sports Tourism Business Sought In Western Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts Sports Commission Chairman John Heaps speaking at a news conference where the formation of the new commission was announced
Credit WAMC

The Boston Marathon ,being run today in eastern Massachusetts, is an annual event that attracts thousands of participants and hundreds of thousands of spectators who spend money in hotels, restaurants and stores.  The hospitality industry in western Massachusetts is taking steps to boost sports tourism in the other half of the commonwealth.

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