Canadian Olympic Committee announces ATPI Sports Travel as its Official Travel Logistics Services Partner
TORONTO (February 6, 2024) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced that global sports travel and events management company ATPI Sports Travel has been selected as the Official Travel Logistics Services Partner of Team Canada. The partnership will see ATPI Sports Travel coordinate and oversee travel logistics for athletes, teams and staff ahead of the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
ATPI Sports Travel has been a partner of Team Canada since 2017, when the company was first selected as the COC’s Official Ticketing and Hospitality Services Partner.
“To be selected as an official supplier of the Canadian Olympic Committee is a huge achievement, and underscores our expertise in seamlessly managing the intricate travel requirements of today’s athletes during challenging conditions,” said Mathieu Marois, Managing Director of ATPI Canada. “This recognition not only validates our commitment to excellence, but also aligns perfectly with our wider plans to expand and enhance our footprint in the sports travel sector. Our passionate team has extensive experience in managing the complex needs of the dynamic world of sports travel, and we look forward to becoming an integral part of the COC team as they prepare for Paris 2024.”
With nearly three decades of experience working alongside high-profile athletes, international sports teams, and organizing committees and federations, ATPI Sports Travel brings a wealth of knowledge and elite sporting travel expertise to major sports events across the world every year. From the Olympic and Winter Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup and The Ocean Race, the company has built an acclaimed reputation in the sports travel sector for its bespoke solutions and around-the-clock support.
“ATPI has been a trusted partner of Team Canada for several years, and we are thrilled to have them as our Official Travel Logistics Services Partner for the upcoming Games,” said Jacqueline Ryan, Chief Brand and Commercial Officer of the Canadian Olympic Committee and CEO of the Canadian Olympic Foundation. “Sending Team Canada to Games is an incredibly complex logistical operation, and we couldn’t do it without the support of a partner like ATPI. This is going to be an exciting year, and I’m looking forward to working with them on the road to Paris 2024 and beyond.”
This announcement follows ATPI Sports Travel’s recent designation by On Location, the Official Hospitality Provider of Paris 2024, as an Official Sub-Distributor for the sale of hospitality products for Canada for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The ATPI Group has a network of over 100 offices worldwide and is a global leader in travel management for corporate, marine and energy businesses, sports and corporate event management and online travel technology.
With nearly three decades of experience, ATPI Sports Travel and Events has worked in partnership with organizing and national committees to deliver travel and hospitality programs and packages for corporate sponsors and consumers to the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, The Ocean Race, the Rugby World Cup, and various football and motorsports events. In addition, they are the travel and event logistic specialists for International and National Sports Federations and sporting bodies.
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About the Canadian Olympic Committee:
The Canadian Olympic Committee believes sport has the power to transform Canada. Through the Team Canada Impact Agenda and together with our partners, the COC is committed to making sport safe, inclusive and barrier-free so more young people can play and stay in sport. Learn more at olympic.ca.
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