What is Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games is an International mega event which holds special position in the world of sports. The event has become an option to strengthen relationship between countries and is more than just a game. Sports enthusiasts from different parts of the world participates in the platform of Commonwealth and leave no stone unturned to showcase their talent. The decision made by the CGF (Commonwealth Games Federation) is having the major core values and they are humanity, equality and destiny.
Host Nations of Common wealth Games:
The Commonwealth Game is the event of multi sports that is conducted at every four years anywhere in the world. The first Commonwealth Games was held in Ontario, Hamilton, Canada in 1930. Now, there are 53 Commonwealth nations and 71 teams which are participating. It has been spotted out that there are 5000 athletes who are participating in one of the biggest event ever Commonwealth Games. The host nations till now are Hamilton Canada, London England, Sydney Australia, Auckland New Zealand, Vancouver Canada, Cardiff Wales, Perth Australia, Kingston Jamaica, Edinburg Canada, Brisbane Australia, Edinburgh Scotland, Victoria Canada, Kaulalampur Malaysia, Manchester England, Melbourne Australia and now New Delhi India.
Commonwealth Games and India Tourism Industry:
The tourism industry in India will be on new power and energy. The country is hosting Commonwealth Games 2010 with the great enthusiasm as the whole city is getting improved infrastructure of the state and of the neighboring states too. The mega event of Commonwealth Games 2010 will work as the milestone for tourism industry as it will fetch millions of tourists to India. ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) is also expected to get millions of tourists during the event. The gala will also generate many such job opportunity during the Commonwealth Games. The hospitality industry will be on high boom during the event.
Security Commonwealth games:
The security of Commonwealth Games 2010 is foolproof as the center government sanctioned around Rs 80 crores to Delhi Police for the equipments and basic inventories. There is security committee that will be headed by the union home security and Commonwealth Games security review committee which will be headed by the additional security which will be constituted for the arrangements of the game.
Schedule for Commonwealth Games:
|Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi Schedule:||Mon||Tue||Wed||Thu||Fri||Sat||Sun||Mon||Tue||Wed|
|Archery||I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex|
|Athletics||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Badminton||Siri Fort Sports Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Boxing||Talkatora Indoor Stadium||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Cycling||I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Gymnastics||I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Hockey||Maj. Dhyan Chand National Stadium||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Lawn Bowls||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Netball||Tyagaraj Sports Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Rugby 7s||Delhi University||Yes||Yes|
|Shooting||Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Squash||Siri Fort Sports Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Table Tennis||Yamuna Sports Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Tennis||R K Tennis Complex|
|Weightlifting||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Wrestling||I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Sports in Commonwealth Games:
Generally, in the event of Commonwealth Games there are minimum 6 and maximum of 8 sports with having not more than 2 teams, which will be selected by the host city. Athletics and swimming will be the compulsory sports in the Commonwealth Games. The list of sports in Commonwealth Games are: Archery, Basketball, Diving, Hockey, Netball, Shooting, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Wrestling, Athletics, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Rowing, Squash, Tennis, Waterpolo, Badminton, Cycling, Gymnastics, Lawn Bowls, Rugby 7's, Swimming, Tenpin Bowling, Weightlifting.
Ticket Booking: will be starting in May - Contact Us
For such a big event, it has always being recommended to get the official tickets that are genuine and authentic sources. Therefore, for the tickets the credible travel agents should be contacted. Travelers from different parts of the world can go to the trusted travel agents and agencies who are the part of the game. The booking of the tickets has already started, gear up to travel India.
Destinations gearing up for participation :
Mega event of Commonwealth Games also provides the travelers to watch the eternal beauty of India like Taj Mahal Agra which has been listed in the Wonder of the World. The special places that are worth visiting during the Commonwealth Games 2010 are:
Agra: is the place that poses the special beauty of Taj Mahal, which has also been included in Seven Wonders of the World. Other than Taj Mahal, there is Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri where the traveler can find ultimate pleasure.
Rajasthan: is the place having the rich history, culture and tradition. The state is busy in improving the infrastructure like roads, hotels, forts and monuments. The tourist places such as Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Ajmer are being the must see tourist spot in India.
Himachal Pradesh: The tourism department of the state is preparing up for the new business plans to boast the tourism section of the state. Among the north Indian states the Himachal Pradesh is the only state that attracts the heavy number of tourists from all over the world.
Accommodation during Commonwealth Games:
The mega event of Commonwealth Games 2010 is drawing every traveler towards the host city Delhi. As there are huge flow of tourists from all over the world, therefore the city is ready to provide the best accommodation facility for the tourists and the sports lovers. There are many such hotels that are ready to offer the luxury staying, entertainment facility and catering facilities round the clock. Some of the best hotels in New Delhi are listed below:
|Five Star Luxury Hotels in New Delhi:||The Five Star Hotels in New Delhi:|
|(a) Ashok Hotel
(b) Crowne Plaza Surya
(c) Imperial Hotel
(d) Taj Palace
(e) The Oberoi
|(a) The Park Hotel
(b) Hotel Taj Ambassador
(c) Metropolitan Nikko Hotel
(d) Hotel Centaur
(e) Hotel Qutab
|Four Star Hotels in New Delhi:||Three Star Hotels in New Delhi:|
|(a) Ashok Country Resort
(b) Marina Hotel
(c) Oberoi Maidens Hotel
(d) Connaught Hotel
(e) Hotel Janpath
|(a) Daffodils Resort
(b) Hotel Broadway
(c) York Hotel
(d) Regent Continental
(e) Hotel Surya Continental
|Budget Hotels in New Delhi:||Cheap Hotels in Delhi:|
|(a) Hotel Step In International
(b) Hotel Asian International
(c) Hotel Bill Palace
(d) Hotel Hilton Palace
(e) Hotel Jukaso Inn
|(a) Ajanta Hotel
(b) Hotel Bright
(c) Hotel Host Inn
(d) Hotel Orchid
(d) Silver Oak
|Hotels Near Delhi Airport:|
| (a) Radisson Hotel
(b) Ashok Country Resort
(c) Hotel D Mark's
(d) International Inn
(e) Grand Hotel
So pack your bags and be a part of the gala event. Believe us this would be a lifetime experience for you!!