Ludus Tours and the San Diego Sports Commission InviteSports-Business Community to Celebrate the Official Countdown to the 2012 Summer Games

Austin, TX (PressExposure) July 23, 2011 -- LudusTours, ( ) a travel company that focuses on major global sporting and cultural events, is teaming up with the San Diego Sports Commission ( ) to host a One Year Countdown to London Celebration at the San Diego Hall of Champions ( ) on July 27, 2011, from 4-6pm PST. The event will feature local Olympic athletes, celebrities and coaches, prizes, guest speakers and more.The invitation is open to all sports-business professionals and Olympic fansto help count down to the one year mark.

"We are excited to share the passion that comes with the Games with local Olympic enthusiasts," said Adam Dailey, Managing Director of Ludus Tours. "San Diego is a hub for sports and the Olympic Movement and the San Diego Sports Commission is a connected sports resource in the city. With the Olympic Training Center here in Chula Vista, a plethora of local elite athletes and some of the world's top sports-industry professionals, this is bound to be an epic countdown!"

Ludus Tours is the official travel and hospitality partner for 17 National Sports Federations and specializes in tour and hospitality services to enable people to have unforgettable, turn-key experiences attending the world's premieresporting and cultural events, including the 2012 Summer Games in London.

"The San Diego Sports Commission partners with national governing bodies, professional sports teams, college athletic associations and events rights holders to bid, build, buy and execute sporting events in the region, making the official countdown partnership a perfect fit," said Al Kidd, President, San Diego Sports Commission.

With Ludus Tours offices in London and San Diego, the Countdown Celebration is expected to bring a taste of London to the local community. For more information on the event, please visit or call (866) 343-6133.

About Ludus Tours:

Ludus Tours provides complete travel, tour and hospitality packages to the world's premiere sporting and cultural events, including Austin F1, Oktoberfest, the 2012 Summer Games in London, and more. Ludus is the Official Hospitality and Accommodation Provider for 17 US and Canadian National Governing Bodies including USA Track & Field, USA Volleyball and USA Triathlon, among others. In addition to their travel services, Ludus Sports offers corporate branding, marketing and retail opportunities within each of their events. Ludus Tours is based in San Diego, CA with offices in London, UK. For more information, please visit

About San Diego Sports Commission (SDSC):

The SDSC serves as the region's only sports event development, marketing and sales organization, providing a one-stop, complete sports marketing agency for event rights holders, taking events from inception to completion. Since its creation more than 50 years ago, SDSC has evolved into the cornerstone for all sports-related activities, events and conventions in San Diego. The organization strives to present the city as the premier destination for sporting events and to contribute to the region's economic sustainability through sports.

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About Ludus Tours

Larkin Geyer
Account Manager
Ludus Tours
P.O. Box 50251
Austin, TX 78763

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