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Turin to Welcome World Figure Skating Championships

The World Figure Skating Championships will be held at the Palavela in Turin at the end of March.
    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, January 27, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Italy is set to become the centre of the ice skating world this spring as the 100th ISU World Figure Skating Championships come to the country.

This is one event that is bound to see fans book Turin hotels and get their tickets in plenty of time.

The competition is being held at Palavela and more than 30,000 spectators as well as 350 journalists are expected to descend on the venue for the occasion.

Over 220 athletes will be taking to the ice and showing their skills at the event, which is considered to be one of the most important in the figure skating calendar.

It is organised by Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio and Torino Olympic park and people who enjoy seeing the professionals glide and leap across the ice are unlikely to be disappointed.

The competition runs from Sunday March 21st until Sunday March 28th.

Ticket prices range from EUR10 (GBP8.69) to EUR120. Weekend tickets are priced at EUR149-EUR289, while full event tickets cost EUR271 - EUR540 for real fans of skating.

Jessica Reading, head of marketing for LateRooms, commented: "Demand for the World Figure Skating Championships is always significant and we recommend that anyone considering attending should book their hotel Turino as early as possible."

Palavela stands on the banks of the River Po and was renovated to host skating event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

Editors notes

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tom.sheppard@laterooms.com
0161 831 1000

Website: http://www.laterooms.com


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