Ludus Tours and US Speedskating Announce Partnership

Tour Outfitter to help Speedskating fans and sponsors in Vancouver.

Austin, TX, May 09, 2009 --( Ludus Tours has been appointed the Official Tour Operator for US Speedskating in time for the Vancouver Winter Games in February 2010.

Ludus Tours will provide US Speedskating with custom fan packages that include hotel accommodations, transportation, excursions and local guide assistance during the Vancouver Winter Games. Ludus will also provide VIP hospitality suite access for US Speedskating clients.

"We are pleased to have Ludus Tours supporting our efforts in Vancouver and are confident they will provide a quality experience for our speedskating families, friends and fans," said Bob Crowley, Executive Director for US Speedskating.

To date, US Speedskating has won 75 Olympic medals, the most ever won in any Winter Olympics Sport. USS athletes are expected to bring in another haul of medals at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, which take place February 12-28, 2010.

"We're extremely excited about this partnership," said Adam Dailey, Managing Director at Ludus Tours. "Any opportunity we get a chance to work with such a successful organization like US Speedskating is a great one. We're extremely honored as well as enthusiastic about being able to provide our services to speedskating fans."

Ludus Tours provides packages available to the public in both Downtown Vancouver as well as Whistler Village. Hotel package prices start at $1500 per person. Dailey said that a major focus of Ludus is finding affordable accommodations for the friends and families of athletes.

In addition to US Speedskating, Ludus Tours is also a sponsor of USA Luge and US Bobsled & Skeleton.

About Ludus Tours
Since its inception in 2003, Ludus has prided itself on being a grass roots tour and hospitality company, offering affordable hotel packages to events including the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany and the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Ludus Tours focuses on hosting individual sports fans and families as well as various corporate clients and international sports federations. For additional information on Ludus Tours, visit

About US Speedskating
US Speedskating is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union as the governing body for the sport of Speedskating in the United States. Its mission is to be one of the premier speedskating organizations in the world through excellence in leadership, development and performance. To date US Speedskating has won 75 Olympic medals, making it the most successful winter sport in the US. In addition to their elite program, US Speedskating is responsible for the grassroots development of speedskating. For additional information about US Speedskating please visit

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