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Latest Media and Press Coverage - Sports Traveler in the News
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Recent Media Mentions and Articles:

The New York Times- Jan. 28, 2016

Researchers Weigh Risks of Zika Spreading at Rio Olympics

The Washington Post- Jan. 28, 2016

Traveling to Rio for Carnival or the Olympics?

Yahoo! Travel- July 15, 2015

Going to the Olympics in Rio? Here's How to Plan the Perfect Trip


The Globe and Mail- July 7, 2015

Pan Am Organizers try to Drum Up Local Interest


 CNN- April 13, 2015

Mayweather-Pacquiao: The Ticket Money Can't buy... Yet


CNN World- Jan. 30, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX: Final quest for the hottest tickets in town


Dallas Morning News- Jan. 6, 2015

For Cowboys fans, getting to Green Bay may be the ultimate test of devotion


Travel Weekly- June 5, 2014

Behind schedule Brazil faces criticism ahead of World Cup


CNN Money- May 15, 2014

Cost of the World Cup dream: 3000 to 30000


Dallas Morning News- March 14, 2014

Thinking about catching the Dallas Cowboys game in London?


Bloomberg Business- Jan. 24, 2014

Sochi's hotel scarcity deters late travel bookings


DeKalb Daily Chronicle - Dec. 5, 2013
Plotting a course for Miami

CBS Pittsburgh - Oct. 30, 2012
Sandy could make travel difficult for fans headed to Steelers-Giants game

NPR: Marketplace Morning Report - June 21, 2012
Miami Heat Tickets are Red Hot. (Anbritt Stengele interview)

Detroit Free Press - Jan. 22, 2012
Ellen Creager: $25 can buy you standing room at the Kentucky Derby

The Matt Patrick Show - Jan. 10, 2012
Texans Travel Packages Still Available

The Miami Herald - Jan. 3, 2012
Orange Bowl brings a buyer's market for tickets

Fox News - Oct. 4, 2011
Gridiron Getaways Add a Kick to the NFL Season

Boston Herald - May 29, 2011
Ante upped on Bruins Stanley Cup Tickets


Yahoo Sports - Feb. 1, 2011
How to get tickets to the 2011 NBA All-Star dunk contest


Los Angeles Times - Jan. 25, 2011
Buying Super Bowl tickets is super costly

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Jan, 24, 2011
Nice seat at the Super Bowl can be yours...

Chicago Sun-Times - 
Jan. 21, 2011
Chicago company focuses on sports travel

Chicago Sun-Times - Jan. 21, 2011
Watch the Hawks in Toronto

New York Daily News - Jan. 15, 2011
Super Bowl Game Plan: How to score on travel packages to the big game

Yahoo Sports - Jan. 14, 2011
Get away with a 2011 Pro Bowl travel package

Seattle Times - Jan. 10, 2011
Advice for Seahawks fans...

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Sept. 15, 2010

College football fans can score travel deals for away games

The Telegraph - Calcutta, India - May 8, 2010
On the Fast Track

The Finesse Cuisine Hour - April 8, 2010
Jon Wool interviews Sports Traveler owner Anbritt Stengele

KTAR Arizona - Jan. 11, 2010
Big Easy Cards Packages. Interview with Anbritt Stengele

Baltimore Sun - Jan. 5, 2010
Ravens fans seek thrifty path to Foxborough

Gapers Block - Dec. 22, 2009 
Chicago Sports - the gift that keeps on giving

WGN Radio - The Greg Jarrett Show - Dec. 17, 2009
Greg Jarrett interview Anbritt Stengele
The Greg Jarrett Show | Listen to the Interview

ESPN The Magazine - Nov. 30, 2009
2009 Gift Guide, page 68, featuring Sports Traveler Gift Cards

KUOW 94.9 FM - Seattle, WA
The Conversation with Dr. Cornel West | Listen to Interview
Interview with Anbritt Stengele about 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics

Chicago Tribune - Oct. 18, 2009
Travel Books Worth a Look

Chicago Sun Times - Oct. 8, 2009 
Quick hits by Elliott Harris

WGN TV - Oct. 7, 2009
Interview with Allison Payne
Article link | Video link - Oct. 5, 2009
Revved for Rio? Plan on planning after 2012


Fox News Channel - Oct. 2, 2009
Interview with Jeff Flock

The Villager - Oct. 1, 2009
Sports Traveler Helps Fans Plan

Southtown Star - Oct. 1, 2009
Beverly Woman sells sports tourism and sees the world


Suburban Journals - June 29, 2009
Looking for a hotel home run in All-Star Game

MSNBC - March 30, 2009
Show your team some love and support them on the road with these deals - March 18, 2009 
Editors Travel Deal Reviews - Baseball Packages

Metro Montreal - Feb. 3, 2009 (French)
Les touristes auront fort à faire pour trouver un logis aux JO de Vancouver

The Arizona Republic - January 6, 2009

Trip to watch Cards is pricey

Huntsville Times - December 30, 2008

Hitting the Road?

Plain Dealer - Cleveland - December 17, 2008

Dry sales for the desert: Buckeyes fans not clamoring for another New Year's Fiesta

Smart Money - July 1, 2008 

Buying Tickets to the Olympics Will Get Easier, Cheaper

Smarter Travel - June 28, 2008 

Can I still buy tickets and tours to the Beijing Olympics?

National Geographic Traveler - May/June 2008 Issue (page 33)

So you want to go to the Beijing Summer Olympics? 

Washington Post - March 18, 2008

Beijing Summer Games 101 - For China Olympics, Let the Planning Begin!

Forbes Traveler - February 26, 2008

Beijing's Gold Medal Hotels

Wall Street Journal - February 9, 2008

Let the (Travel) Games Begin

The Canadian Press - October 1, 2007
Puck drops on another multi-billion dollar season of sports tourism

Fox News Chicago - WFLD 32- October 1, 2007 
Southside Chicago Cubs Fan Businesses- interview by Dane Placko

TravelAgeWest - September 17, 2007
Game On! Beijing Prepares for it's Olympic Moment

St. Louis Post Dispatch - September 9, 2007
Travel Q&A

Wall Street Journal - August 8, 2007
Gaming the Games

Executive Travel Magazine - July 2007
Front Row Trips

Indianapolis Star - May 20, 2007
Comparing the potential host cities - Indianapolis' potential of hosting a Super Bowl.

Fort Worth Star Telegram - April 8, 2007
Are you Game?

St. Petersburg Times - April 8, 2007
Get a jump on the 2008 Olympics

China Online - April 7, 2007
It's not too early to plan travel to 2008 Summer Olympics in China

Washington Post - March 18, 2007
For China Olympics, Let the Planning Begin

Miami Herald - January 29, 2007
Super Bowl economic gains will not be as huge as some think

New York Times - January 14, 2007
IN TRANSIT; The Super Bowl Means Super-Size Hotel Rates

USA Weekend - December 24, 2006
Travel Smart - Don't Get Fleeced on Big Events

Daily Herald - September 26, 2006
Only 131 shopping days for Super Bowl-minded Bears fans

International Herald Tribune - June 9, 2006
Fans have passion, but not a fortune

Best Life Magazine by Men's Health - May 2006
Best List #3 - Best Sports Travel Package

Frommer's Travel Guide - April 19, 2006
Summer Loving, Soccer Matches and Travel Deals in Berlin

Washington Post - April 9, 2006
It's Tee Time: Seeing the Remaining Championships

Fox 32 Television - January 2006
Chicago Bears Playoff Travel Coverage - On-air interview by Nancy Pender with Anbritt Stengele

TravelAgeWest - December 19, 2005
They Got Game - Interview with Anbritt Stengele

Chicago Tribune - December 3, 2005
Travel Section: World Cup Travel Information feature

New York Times - November 27, 2005
A Last Chance to Reach for World Cup Tickets

The Globe and Mail - August 10, 2005
Taking you out to the ball game

Crain's Chicago Business - May 2005
Featuring Cubs Fan Tours travel packages and company information

ABC Radio San Francisco - August 2004
Athens Olympics travel information and insights on-air interview with Anbritt Stengele

Men's Journal - May 2004
'Book It Now' - Indy 500 travel package feature

San Diego Union Tribune - August 3, 2003
Field Days - Vacations centered on sports a hit!

New York Times - July 6, 2003
Practical Traveler: Road Trips for Sports Fans

XM Satelite Radio - NASCAR Radio 144 - June 5, 2002, August 14, 2002 & January 8, 2003
NASCAR race travel informational interview by Chris McClain and Tim Farley with Anbritt Stengele - Website of the Week December 4, 2000
Feature and interview with Anbritt Stengele