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Olympic Committee of Portugal confirms ATP Event Experts and Agência Abreu as Official Travel Agency and Ticket Re-Seller for Rio de Janeiro 2016

The National Olympic Committee of Portugal (COP) today announced that they have appointed ATP Event Experts, part of the ATPI Group, and their Portuguese partner organization Agencia Abreu as the Olympic Committee of Portugal’s Official Travel Agency and Ticket Re-Seller for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Agência Abreu in co-operation with ATP Event Experts, will manage and sell a range of spectator packages for the Games providing a one-stop shop for visitors with combined deals for tickets, accommodation and travel.  They will be responsible for the organisation, coordination and sale of Olympic tickets to the Portuguese market as well as arranging the travel of the Portuguese National Olympic team.  

It is important for the COP that the logistics of travel and ticket sales for Rio 2016 is secured by a reputable, knowledgeable and experienced entity as is the case of Abreu and ATP Event Experts," said the President of the Olympic Committee of Portugal, José Manuel Constantino.  

Graham Ramsey, CEO of ATPI, said: “We are thrilled that our expertise in managing and organising the travel and corporate hospitality requirements for major sporting events has been recognised by the Olympic Committee of Portugal.  The close relationship between Portugal and Brazil spans over four centuries so we expect an exceptional response from the many fans, supporters and of course the Portuguese Olympic family who will be attending."   

Agência Abreu, commented: “We are well known in our home market for our vast portfolio of products and superior service.  We are delighted to be associated with this great sporting event and will ensure that our guests from Portugal who wish to attend the 2016 Games in Rio are assured of a quality service.”

Since 1984, the ATPI Group, and its specialist event management division, ATP Event Experts has offered corporate sponsorship activation and travel and event services for a wide array of global sporting events including the UEFA Champions League, 2015 Rugby World Cup, and since, 1997, the previous ten Olympic, Paralympic and Winter Olympic Games around the world.

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