World Baseball Classic packages available now through Tourism Toronto from $205

    TORONTO, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - A block of tickets is available through specially
priced packages at for fans travelling to Toronto
to watch the World Baseball Classic at Rogers Centre this March 7 through 11.
This limited block is on sale now for fans coming for a weekend of excitement
and entertainment as Toronto hosts the first games between Team Canada, Team
USA, Team Italia, and Team Venezuela.
    World Baseball Classic packages include one night accommodation,
breakfast for two and 100 level game tickets - all starting from $205 per
couple. The special packages are available through Tourism Toronto at or 1-800-499-2514.
    World Baseball Classic, the premier international baseball tournament
sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation played its inaugural event
in March 2006 with 16 teams representing the greatest baseball-playing nations
in the world. Toronto is the only Canadian city chosen to host the quadrennial
event along with other top destinations such as Tokyo, Mexico City, San Juan,
San Diego, and Miami. The WBC Championship game will be played on March 21
through 23 in Los Angeles.

    Fans planning a powerhouse sports weekend should also catch:

    -   The Toronto Maple Leafs as they face the Edmonton Oilers at the Air
        Canada Centre on Saturday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. or the New York
        Islanders on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m.

    -   The Toronto Raptors as they go head-to-head with the Utah Jazz at
        the Air Canada Centre on Sunday, March 8 at 12:30 p.m.

    -   Watch the future stars of the NHL take it to the ice at the Ricoh
        Coliseum as the Toronto Marlies American Hockey League battles the
        Hershey Bears on Saturday, March 7 at 4:00 p.m.

    -   A visit to the Hockey Hall of Fame where hockey fans can experience
        the game that defines Canada and a sport that has been adopted by
        over 80 countries. Home of the STANLEY CUP and so much more.

    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

For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Justine Palinska, Tourism
Toronto,, (416) 987-1739

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