Catch a game in Toronto this summer



    Exclusive blocks of tickets available for NFL, soccer All Stars and other
    top sports events

    TORONTO, July 8 /CNW/ - A special block of tickets to the August 14th
game between the Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers is on sale now only
through Tourism Toronto. Sports fans can get in on the NFL action with
packages including one night accommodation, breakfast for two and game 
tickets-all starting from $175 per person at www.torontotourism.com. Make it a
powerhouse football weekend by catching the Toronto Argonauts on Friday August
15th as they play the rival Montreal Alouettes.
    This summer Toronto also hosts the most intriguing All Star spectacle as
Major League Soccer (MLS) All Stars take on the West Ham United Football Club
of the English Premier League. Sports fans can book their July 24th seat at
BMO Field with an MLS package from Tourism Toronto including one night
accommodation, breakfast for two, game tickets and access to the sold-out MLS
All-Star Official Player's Party including two complimentary drinks, hors
d'oeuvres and a limited edition commemorative keepsake, starting from only
$250 per person at www.torontotourism.com.
    Tennis, golf, Major League Baseball and Canadian Football League fans can
cheer on their teams in the Toronto stands when booking accommodation through
Tourism Toronto's affordable hotel rates starting from $72 a night. The action
continues all summer long with:

    
    -   Rogers Cup from July 19 - 27 at the Rexall Centre at York University.
        The biggest names in men's tennis sweating for the coveted title at
        one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world. Tickets at
        www.rogerscupmen.com.

    -   RBC Canadian Open from July 21 - July 27 at Glen Abbey Golf Club.
        Witness some of the world's greatest golf at the 2008 RBC Canadian
        Open, a week-long challenge just a 25 minute drive from downtown.
        Tournament information at www.thecanadianopen.ca.

    -   Toronto Blue Jays Baseball all summer long at the Rogers Centre. When
        the weather gets hot, baseball is the biggest game in town. The
        Toronto Blue Jays are the city's "boys of summer", and play to
        enthusiastic crowds at the Rogers Centre. Ticket and schedule
        information available at www.torontobluejays.com.

    -   Toronto Argonauts at the Rogers Centre on July 20th, August 1st, and
        August 15th. With a larger field and fewer downs than American
        football, Canadian Football League (CFL) games are always filled with
        huge breakouts and thrilling lead changes. For tickets visit
        www.argonauts.ca
    

    About Tourism Toronto

    Tourism Toronto, Toronto's Convention and Visitors Association, is an
industry association of more than 1,200 members established to sell and market
the Greater Toronto Region as a remarkable destination for tourists around the
globe. For more information please visit www.torontotourism.com.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Justine Palinska, Tourism
Toronto, jpalinska@torcvb.com, (416) 987-1739


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