One Million Tickets Available for 16th Asian Games

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 1 July 2009

The 16th Asian Games, part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia is making one million tickets available for worldwide purchase with Cityline (Guangdong) Limited named as the Exclusive Supplier of Ticket Services.

Cityline will provide a range of ticketing solutions for the Asian Games, including developing, operating and maintaining a ticket sales system; an official website for the ticketing program; ticket outlets and venue-based ticket booths; providing consulting services at the Ticketing Call Centre of the Games and providing data and technology support for the production and distribution of tickets.

The public will be able to purchase tickets through an official website for the Games ticketing program, at ticket outlets or at venue-based ticket booths. GAGOC will also set up a call centre for ticketing.

Ticket sales will be carried out in three phases. The first phase will start in January 2010 and end in March 2010, when applications and fees for tickets will be received and results then announced by lottery.

The second phase will be from July - August 2010, followed by the final phase from October 2010 to the end of the Games. In Phase II and III, tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

The 16th Asian Games will be held in Flower City of Guangzhou from November 12 - 27, 2010. More than 12,000 athletes, trainers and coaches from 45 countries and regions will compete in 42 sports. More than three million spectators are expected to attend.

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