Williamsville, NY (PRWEB) January 5, 2007
Super Bowl XLI's ticket market is shaping up eerily similar to last year's which featured the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Seattle Seahawks in Detroit, Michigan. What exactly happened to Super Bowl ticket prices last year?
There was much excitement, especially, from Pittsburgh that their Steelers had finally made it to another Super Bowl. With a short roadtrip, Steelers fans booked their airfare and hotel rooms and arrived in Detroit in droves and waited and waited for Super Bowl ticket prices to fall.
Just days before Super Bowl XL, ticket availability quickly dried-up in the secondary market as fans (mainly Steelers Fans) whom had already checked into their Hotel rooms in Detroit panicked. Prices went through the roof at $4,000 and up just days before the game.
Again this year fans will make the trip to South Florida without Super Bowl tickets in hand. "For good reason, we have been advising our clients for this Super Bowl to purchase their game tickets sooner than later," says VIPseats.com President Nick Giammusso.
VIPsuperbowltickets.com has a warning for those fans who want to wait last minute to buy Superbowl tickets and arrange their travel to Miami. As the playoffs approach, corporate entertainment budgets are fueling Super Bowl fever in South Florida. Even small companies expect to spend six figures bringing clients and top executives to the Feb. 4 championship in Dolphin Stadium, prompting a scramble for tickets, hotels, hospitality and airfare.
You'd be wise to heed the advice of VIPsuperbowltickets.com and make your Superbowl ticket and travel reservations early. It's Economics 101.
Let's start with Supply. "The Superbowl game of course will be played at Dolphin Stadium which has a seating capacity of 75,000. In comparison, last year's Superbowl, which was held at Ford Field in snowy Detroit, had seating for 65,000. Using simple math, one can see that supply of Superbowl tickets will be approximately 10,000 (or 13%) more than last year's availability," says VIPseats.com Co-Founder and President Nick Giammusso. Read on.
Demand. This year's Super Bowl demand on tickets, hotels, hospitality and airfare can be described with one word: Corporate. Event planners and ticket brokerage companies say South Florida is whipping up more demand for Super Bowl tickets than usual.
Disappointing Super Bowl cities in the past two years -- Jacksonville, with its small hotel inventory, and frigid Detroit -- prompted some companies to stay home. So organizers expect pent-up demand for South Florida's Super Bowl XLI, on top of the usual boost warm-weather host cities usually enjoy. "The extra 10,000 tickets in comparison to last year's Super Bowl will not even dent the pent-up demand on the corporate side of our business which was basically non-existent last year in Detroit", says VIPseats.com Co-Founder and President Nick Giammusso. "Our Corporate side of the Super Bowl business is up 300% in comparison to last year."
What may also further pressure supply this Super Bowl would be the increased demand should a big-market team make it with deep corporate roots, namely, Chicago, New York (Jets and Giants), Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle and Dallas which are all alive in the NFL Playoffs this year. That's seven of the ten remaining teams.
Some are holding out for a final read on Super Bowl XLI's demand -- a measure that won't be fully known until after Jan. 21, the last day of the NFL playoffs. Though most firms plot out their Super Bowl spending months in advance, some wait to see who will actually be playing.
"I can't tell you how many corporate planners will say: `Well, my numbers might change,' " said Della Giammusso CEO and Co-Founder of VIPseats.com. " 'Our CEO is a such-and-such fan.' "
VIP Seats, through its Super Bowl specific website, http://www.vipsuperbowltickets.com, is offering Tickets, Hotels and complete Travel Packages.
Super Bowl Packages can include round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, rental car, Onsite VIP Concierge Service and game ticket. Super Bowl Ticket & Travel Packages are available by calling 1-800-371-6323 or online at http://www.vipsuperbowltickets.com. VIP Seats also handles peripheral events and parties during Super Bowl week that are difficult to get access to. VIPsuperbowltickets.com can get tickets to the infamous Super Bowl Playboy Party, Maxim Party, Leigh Steinberg Party, Taste of the NFL and the NFL Pre/Post Game Tailgate Party.
A Williamsville, New York privately-held Ticket and Travel Company that specializes in providing sports, concerts and theatre tickets and/or entertainment travel packages to major 'hard-to-get' events. VIPsuperbowltickets.com has provided its services to individuals, groups, corporations, travel agencies and concierge service companies worldwide through its website, telephone, e-mail, and live one-on-one chat. The company was founded by brother-and-sister Nick and Della Giammusso who started the company from the basement of their parents' home in 1993. Before starting VIP Seats, Nick Giammusso was Director of Marketing and Ticket Sales for Prime Seats, Inc. a national ticket company that operated in the North East. Today, VIP Seats has established itself as a major player in the secondary ticket market and also that of the entertainment travel industry. For more information please visit http://www.vipsuperbowltickets.com.
Nick Giammusso, President
5762 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
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