Tickets, rooms still available for Winter Games


SALT LAKE CITY -- Tickets and accommodations still are available for the 2002 Winter Olympics slated for Feb. 8 to 24 in both Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah, according to tourism officials.

In fact, at the time of this report, up to 180,000 tickets still were available for selected competitions, they said.

Among tour operators selling the area are Delta Vacations and Southwest Vacations as well as Salt Lake City-based Western Leisure, Mountain West Travel and Teiki Kanko SLC/Sunflower USA.

For last-minute purchases -- if tour operators and first-choice properties do not have tickets or space on the dates needed -- agents can try or

For last-minute accommodations, call (800) 847-5810.

However, some last-minute accommodations might be in smaller condos and may not be commissionable, Carl Little, vice president of tourism for the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, said.

A Park City official, noting that hotels in his area were fully booked most nights, emphasized that many condos still had space.

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