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Premiere Global Sports Selected As Official Travel Partner For Columbus Blue Jackets Opening Games Against San Jose Sharks in Sweden

 

Chicago, IL -- Premiere Global Sports, a global leader in travel, hospitality and marketing services to sporting events is pleased to announce it has been selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets to be the official travel partner for their season opening games at Ericcson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday, October 8th and Saturday, October 9th, 2010. Join Premiere Global Sports and the Columbus Blue Jackets for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Fans can experience both the excitement of Blue Jackets hockey and the beauty of Stockholm with packages that include airfare, lodging, tickets and tours of the city. Packages are available now. 

"We are thrilled to partner with the Columbus Blue Jackets and to offer official packages for all Blue Jackets fans to the upcoming NHL Premiere in Stockholm Sweden. NHL Premiere has quickly become a marquee sporting event and we are proud to be a part of it," said Brian Wilder, Executive Vice President of Premiere Sports Travel. "From our past experience in Sweden, we look forward to providing Blue Jackets fans with a memorable experience."

"We are very pleased to offer our fans the opportunity to share this unique experience as we kick off our 10th season in Europe. Premiere Global Sports has assembled a first-class, all-inclusive package that will give travelers a tremendous hockey and cultural experience,"said Larry Hoepfner, Columbus Blue Jackets Senior Vice President of Business Operations.

Fans can join the Columbus Blue Jackets and Premiere Global Sports for a once in a lifetime event to see the Blue Jackets in action. Fans can experience both the excitement of Blue Jacket hockey and the beauty of Stockholm with a travel package including tickets, hotel accommodations and a city tour.

Both air and land packages are available. Land only packages include:

  • Four nights hotel accommodations at the Hilton Stockholm Slussen hotel, with daily breakfast
  • Reserved lower level ticket to the Blue Jackets vs. Sharks games at the Stockholm Globe Arena
  • Exclusive VIP access to a Blue Jackets practice and a meet and greet with Blue Jackets players
  • Drottningholm Palace tour with lake cruise, lunch, and local guide
  • Roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation to practice, palace tour, and both games
  • Official Columbus Blue Jackets souvenir, lanyard and ticket holder in addition to experienced staff on-site to assist.

Fans can choose the air package which includes the land-only package in addition to airfare. Package pricing includes all taxes. For more information or to make reservations, visit www.sportstravel.com/bluejackets or call (800) 924-9993.