The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has announced sports travel management company ATPI Sports Travel as the official travel logistics services partner of Team Canada.
The deal will involve ATPI Sports Travel coordinating travel logistics for Team Canada’s athletes and staff ahead of the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
ATPI Sports Travel and Team Canada have been partnered since 2017 when ATPI was signed on as the COC’s official ticketing and hospitality services partner.
Mathieu Marois, managing director of ATPI Canada, said: “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.
“This recognition … 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.”
Jacqueline Ryan, chief brand and commercial officer of the COC and chief executive of the Canadian Olympic Foundation, added: “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.
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“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.”
The announcement follows ATPI Sports Travel’s recent designation by international sports hospitality provider On Location as the official hospitality provider of the Paris 2024 Olympics, as an official sub-distributor for the sale of hospitality products for Canada for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.