Official Vancouver 2010 Olympic Hospitality Packages now on sale



    Hospitality Packages now available at www.cosport.com

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 10 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) confirmed today that official
hospitality packages for the XXI Olympic Winter Games that include tickets and
accommodation are now on sale through CoSport at www.cosport.com. As the
Official Hospitality Services provider for the 2010 Winter Games, CoSport
offers 47 different packages to a wide variety of Olympic Winter Games events.
    "With the recent attention and warranted concern regarding unauthorized
ticket agents and hospitality package providers, we want to ensure that
consumers have an authorized source where they can be confident the
hospitality packages they purchase are official and legitimate. Jet Set Sports
and its sister company CoSport have provided unparalleled hospitality
experiences at Olympic Games since 1984, and we're very pleased to partner
with them in welcoming the world in 2010," said Dave Cobb, VANOC executive
vice president, Revenue, Marketing and Communications.
    "We recognize that being able to book confirmed accommodation and tickets
is a valuable and attractive opportunity, particularly for out-of-region
spectators," continued Cobb. "CoSport provides a simple, official, 'one-stop'
source to book a once-in-a-lifetime hospitality package for the 2010 Winter
Games."
    All hospitality packages available from CoSport include both tickets and
accommodation and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Hospitality
package prices range from $3,806 to $34,500 (US dollars). Tickets included as
part of CoSport's hospitality packages include a wide range of both
preliminary and medal-round events spread across all sports and ceremonies,
representing 2.3 per cent of the 1.6 million tickets available to the
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
    Jet Set Sports and CoSport also offer hospitality packages for the 2010
Winter Games in several other countries including Australia, Austria,
Bulgaria, Sweden and the United States.
    Information on VANOC's Official Supplier partnership with Jet Set Sports
and CoSport is available at
www.vancouver2010.com/en/news/news-releases/-/37704/32566/1bnbh8t/jet-set-spor
ts-and-cosport-to.html.

    About VANOC

    VANOC is responsible for the planning, organizing, financing and staging
of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games in 2010. The
2010 Olympic Winter Games will be staged in Vancouver and Whistler from
February 12 to 28, 2010. Vancouver and Whistler will host the 2010 Paralympic
Winter Games from March 12 to 21, 2010. Visit www.vancouver2010.com.





For further information:

For further information: Chris Brumwell, VANOC Communications, Tel.:
(778) 328-6269, E-mail: chris_brumwell@vancouver2010.com

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