Surprise, surprise, $285,000 Olympic packages failing to sell

Vancouver 2010 VIP packages aren't meeting original sales target

The Olympics are too expensive even for the stinking rich. Originally, Vancouver 2010 organizers were hoping to sell 75 $285,000 Club 2010 VIP packages. But slow sales have resulted in their lowering of that goal to 50 high-end hospitality packages. Approximately half of those VIP packages have been sold. For other high-rolling Olympic patrons that still want top-class accommodation, Cobb says luxury suites in GM Place and B.C. Place are still available.

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