The 2012 Olympic Games: Special Interest Group (SIG) Brandon Crimes University of Hertfordshire British Olympic success will drive tourism to the London 2012 games (19 August 2008 11:38)
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London’s hosting of the 30th Olympiad in 2012 provides an opportunity to raise the profile of the subjects in our Network.
To identify and maximize the learning opportunities for students that are presented by the 2010 winter and 2012 Olympic and Paralympics games.
To co-ordinate an on-line resource base to support the teaching and learning of the impacts of the Olympics through a range of academic subject areas in Tourism and Hospitality, and support programme development of a new Event Management degree.
To explore and identify how through the Olympics, sustainable development can be further weaved into teaching and learning strategies.
To facilitate the exchange of material between UH academics and Canadian academics in the researching and teaching of subjects related to future Olympics
Story from BBC NEWS:http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/1/hi/uk_politics/7498149.stmPublished: 2008/07/10 00:15:08 GMT
The government must do more to attract visitors to the UK ahead of the 2012 London Olympics,
Unless more money was provided, the Olympics could prove a "huge missed opportunity",
Conservative MP John Whittingdale
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