CG Journeys looks to attract hockey fans supporting Team Canada at the 2014 world championship in Minsk

TORONTO — The 78th Ice Hockey World Cup will be held in Minsk, Belarus on May 9-25, 2014. CG Journeys has exclusive rights in Canada to offer fully customized tour packages for Canadian spectators.

CG Journeys provides the unique opportunity for Canadians to support Olympic Gold winners, Team Canada, while also providing them with full travel services to experience Belarus, a fascinating country with a rich cultural heritage.

Some 15 national hockey teams are expected to compete in the championship against Team Canada. In order to attract more tourists to Minsk, the Republic of Belarus is offering visa-free entry for World Cup ticket-holders between April 25 2014 and May 31, 2014.

In addition, medical insurance will not be compulsory during this period.

As a General Sales Agent, CG Journeys has exclusive rights from CentreKurort to sell tour packages within Canada and the U.S. The company offers fully customized tours packages which include game tickets, flights, hotel accommodation, transfers, sightseeing and other travel services.

Canadian hockey fans, moreover, can choose exactly what they want: from   affordable fan-packages to VIP options with private transfers and exclusive privileges.

“There are a lot of strengths which would make the World Championship successful. The IIHF’s reputation, visa-free entry to Belarus and a commitment from the Belarusian officials are among them. So, let’s keep our fingers crossed and wish another gold medal for Team Canada and a great spectator experience for Canadians visiting Belarus to attend the event,” said Yury Manukhov, Business Development Director for CG Journeys, and Representative of the Tourist Information Center of the Republic of Belarus in Canada.

CG Journeys is the tour operator division of Canadian Gateway. Founded in 1986, Canadian Gateway is a Toronto-based travel wholesaler specializing in air consolidation and travel to Russia, Eastern Europe, the Baltics and the Middle East.