Ludus Tours and USA Luge Announce Partnership

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Tour Outfitter to Help Luge Fans and Sponsors in Vancouver

Luge fans planning on heading up to watch the team compete in Vancouver next February will have access to everything from hotels, tickets and tours to corporate hospitality options. Ludus Tours, who brought over 2,000 fans to the Games in Torino in 2006, has teamed up with USA Luge in a partnership that will extend through the end of February 2011. The agreement names Ludus an Official Sponsor and the Official Tour Operator of USA Luge.

Included in its packages for Vancouver, Ludus will offer hotel accommodations, private airport transfers, hospitality at the Ludus Lounge, tour guide and concierge assistance, and Ludus banquet dinner. Ludus will also offer luge fans travel packages to the 2011 World Championships in Cesana, Italy beginning next year. Ludus also plans to create packages that cater specifically to USA Luge fans in Vancouver.

"We are happy to offer our fans and supporters travel packages to major luge events in the future, including those taking place in Vancouver in just over a year," said Gordy Sheer, USA Luge Director of Marketing and Sponsorship. "If you plan on being there to watch our team compete at the Games, Ludus offers an excellent variety of packages and price ranges."

"The opportunity to work with USA Luge is a great fit for our organization," Adam Dailey, Ludus' Managing Director, said. "We're all about reaching out to the friends and families of athletes, and we're extremely excited about this partnership."

Ludus Tours organizes tours and hospitality for global sports and cultural events throughout the world. Some of these events include the Summer and Winter Games, the 2010 FIFA World Cup and Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. Ludus Tours focuses on individual sports fans as well as various corporate clients and international sports federations. For additional information on Ludus Tours, visit

USA Luge is an Olympic class member organization of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of luge in the United States. A not-for-profit organization, USA Luge - the official American representative to the International Luge Federation (FIL) - is based in Lake Placid, N.Y. with a western office in Park City, Utah, and its natural track operations in the Marquette/Negaunee, Mich. area. Chartered in 1979, as a direct result of the Congressional Amateur Sports Act of 1978, it is the responsibility of USA Luge to recruit, prepare, train and equip the United States National Luge Team for international and Olympic competition, as well as promote the growth of the sport nationwide. For more information on the Fastest Sport on Ice®, visit

Kim Kohler, Director of Communications
Ludus Tours

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