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Official Housing Bureau for Alltech FEI WEG 2010 Announces Partner



Lexington, Ky.- Short's Sports & Events, a division of Short's Travel Management, has chosen Event Home Leasing to be Short's official private property rental provider.  Event Home Leasing is based in Louisville, Kentucky and is owned and operated by Dana and Charles Martin.  The Event Home Leasing group has several years of experience in private home and property rentals.  Dana served as the Player Accommodation Chairman for the 1996 and 2000 PGA Championships at Valhalla, facilitating private rentals for the 1996 and 2000 PGA Championships at Valhalla.  She has also facilitated private rentals for the Kentucky Derby each year since 1996.

"We are thrilled to work with the professional staff at Event Home Leasing.  They impressed us with the level of research, planning and thought that they put forth when responding to our request for proposal to help in this aspect of housing," stated John Johnson, Short’s Executive Vice President of Events/Passport Incentives + Meetings..  "EHL’s commitment to customer service and attention to detail should make the private property rental process for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games successful for all involved."  

"As the owner of EVENT HOME LEASING , I am honored to have the opportunity to provide ‘Private Property Rentals’ for two of the largest international sporting events in Kentucky's history, the 2008 Ryder Cup and the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games," stated Martin. We will assist in providing accommodations for Event Vendors, Visitors and Participates and look forward to presenting them with an opportunity to experience the ambiance of Southern Living in Kentucky."

Anyone interested in private property rental for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games should contact Dana Martin of Event Home Leasing at 502-592-8921 or dana@eventhomeleasing.com.

About Shorts Travel Management

Short's Travel Management is the 15th largest travel management firm in the U.S. in 2006 as ranked by Business Travel News with total sales of $219 million.  Short’s is a woman-owned corporation and is a recognized leader in team travel, sport event logistics and meeting planning services.  Among Short’s 450 clients, sports figures prominently.  The company currently provides travel, meeting planning, fan packages and other services for a wide range of  athletic teams and associations such as the NCAA, The Kansas City Chiefs, Conference USA, American Softball Association-Kansas City, United States Hunter Jumper Association, and many individual universities, teams, and associations.  Short’s also has several corporate clients including medical supply, financial institutions, and similar organizations.  With offices in Iowa, Kansas, Indiana, and Kentucky, Short's Travel Management was named the official housing bureau partner of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Kentucky 2010 in May 2006.

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park September 25-October 10, 2010, are the world championships of the eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), and are held every four years.  The Games have never before been held outside of Europe; nor have all eight disciplines ever previously been held together at a single site— both firsts that will be achieved at the Kentucky Horse Park. The 2010 Games are expected to have a statewide economic impact of $150 million. It is anticipated that more than 600,000 spectators will attend the 16-day competition.



 

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