Brussels – 22 April 2022
The International School Sports Federation (ISF) and a leading travel and event management company – ATPI sports eventspart of the ATPI Group, starts cooperation today.
ATPI Sports Events will handle the ISF business travel needs as the official ISF travel agent. A dedicated official ISF travel agency will provide basic and wide-ranging services to ISF stakeholders, including staff, board members and members of national federations, athletes and ISF event organizers.
As part of the largest ISF multisport and educational events for students under 18 years of age – “The Gymnasiade” taking place in France – Normandy on May 14-22, 2022, and later on November 26 – December 3, 2022, in a postponed For the 2020 edition of ISF Gymnasiade Jinjiang 2020 (China), ATPI Sports Events will offer travel services to ISF teams and create hospitality packages for major ISF events and holiday experiences for school sports fans and the community in the near future.
With national school sports teams and families flying frequently, traveling to ISF global events and an exciting and personalized travel experience for teams, including athletes’ families and friends, will receive professional support.
ATPI Sports Events has extensive experience working with major sporting events, from the Olympic and Winter Games to yacht racing, as well as with football teams and other major sports federations.
Laurent Petrynka, ISF presidentHe said: “We are delighted to partner with such a leading international company in the field of travel and travel experiences related to mega events. This is completely in line with the ISF vision in terms of the experience of the team and their families. We will focus heavily on the shared experiences of these two groups during and around our events. Our goal is to offer travel, accommodation and travel packages that can also be tailored to any delegation or person wishing to attend ISF events. This will contribute to the fact that our communities will create shared memories together, which will greatly facilitate the logistical preparation of their trips to international ISF school sporting events.”
Ian Sinderson, CEO of the ATPI GroupHe said: “ISF is an organization with high ambitions to increase participation in general and with values ??that align with ours at ATPI. We are very proud to have been chosen as an ISF partner, where we can offer all our many years of experience supporting sports organizations and events. This will help the development of the Federation and is an exciting opportunity for us. Together we will learn how to best improve our support to meet their needs. We look forward to finding new ways to work to benefit the entire MEI-supported ISF community that supports our continued growth in the iconic major sporting and event market.”
Founded in 1972, the International School Sports Federation (ISF) is a non-profit international sports organization that acts as the umbrella organization and governing body for national school sports organizations around the world, organizing sporting and educational events for youth ages 6 to 18. Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 1995, the ISF now consists of 134 members on five continents, hosting more than 10 international school sports events a year, and has more than 30 different sports included in its competition programme.
The ISF organizes the largest international multi-sport and educational events for students under the age of 15, as well as for those under the age of 18, called “ISF Gymnasiade”. It is also the organizer of many “World School Sports Championships” and the event “Ona Biega – Leader of Active Girls”.
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