Summary Report: Beijing Summer Olympics

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As we all know, Beijing, China is the host for Summer Olympics 2008, were a major international multi-sport event from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Even though Olympic Beijing is all dress up, but no one is going because the organizer was struggling to handle an unexpected inside Summer Games venues. The Olympics officials feel disappointed because so many empty seats at nearly every event and the lack of pedestrian traffic throughout the park. To overcome the problems the officials are busing in teams of state-trained cheer squads to help fill the empty seats and improve the atmosphere and encourage residents to apply for access to the heavily secured park. According to the executive vice president and secretary general of Beijing Organizing Committee, there were many factors that contribute to this matters includes he blamed the weather which is both the extreme heat and humidity and the rain showers that washed out some events Sunday. He also said that some tickets include access to more than one session, which could encourage the holders to skip the less interesting events of the day. Other factors are strict visa restrictions keeping foreign ticket holders away. According to the hotels and tourist sites, the Olympics should have brought business to Beijing, but the reality is too far from the expectation. Means they have to decrease their rate to attract more tourists to stay at their hotels. The organizer have been missing a great opportunity to celebrate their games and enjoy the festivities because masses of cheering fans and Olympics revelers would help present their country in the possible light, as the games are being televised to an estimated worldwide audience of more than 4 billion. Even tough organizer... ... middle of paper ... ...ve actions from governments, businesses, communities and individuals. They can leverage positive changes in traditional consumption modes and construction practices. Probably they would produce a good event in the future. Works Cited 1. Peter E. Tarlow. (2002). Event Risk Management and Safety. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1. Joel Martinsen. (2005). Legal Issues With the Beijing Olympics. Retrieved 3 April 2011, from http://www.danwei.org/legal_issues_with_the_beijing.php 2. How China Stopped the Rain for the Beijing Olympics (2009). Retrieved 3 April 2011, from http://hubpages.com 3. Stephanie Sy. (2008). Terrorism and Beijing Olympics. Retrieved 3 April 2011, from http://abcnews.go.com 1. Furrer, P. (2002). Sustainable Olympic Games: A dream or a reality? Bollettino della Societa Geografica Italiana, Serie XII, Volume VII, 4.

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