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Review meeting held on Volvo Ocean Race India Stopover

Kochi, Jun 18 (UNI) The Consortium of Cochin Port Trust and Kerala Tourism today held meetings with the representatives of the Volvo Event Management Co UK (VEMUK), Yachting Association of India and the Event Managers and the marketing agency to review the arrangements being made for the Volvo Ocean Race India Stopover here.

The Cochin Port has already initiated action for redevelopment of the roads and public amenities at the North End of Willingdon Island, development of land and covered areas for housing the hospitality pavilions of the race organisers, racing teams, sponsors and pavilion for exhibitions for the stopover between December three and 13, a release said here today.

Discussions were held on designing the proposed race village, special berth arrangements for the race boats and berth requirements of other boats and yachts visiting the port.

Talks were also held on the marketing plans, various sponsorship and advertising opportunities related to the event, the release added.


Story first published: Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 21:04 [IST]
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