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Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi

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Commonwealth Games are approaching closer and India has almost made all preparations to meet to the expectations of the athletes and tourists. The participants from all over the world would be gathering on a single platform of Commonwealth Games in Delhi 2010. Scheduled between 3rd to 14th October, the Games are to be hosted in heart city of India, Delhi. Delhi had started its preparations long back and each new day is just accentuating the amenities provided to the travelers. Their comfort and security comes first for Indian Government. Apart from Government of India, Delhi Government has also taken initiatives and everyone is looking forward to exciting multi sports event.

Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi
Commonwealth Games and Indian Tourism Industry
Indian tourism Industry has seen a set back after the terror attacks. But never say die spirit has once again brought the industry back in form and this time more vigorously. This fabulous event has revived the Indian tourism industry. The aviation industry has come with some of the best deals, the hospitality industry has launched new projects and the tour and travel operators have some excellent offers. Not only this, the medical tourism industry will be at its best during the Games. Many tourists have postpones their visit as of today and have rescheduled it during the Games. If the reports of ASSOCHAM are to be seen then the influx of foreign tourists will exceed to ten million. This brings smiles back on the gloomy faces.

Countries Participating in the Commonwealth Games
The infrastructure of the country has been upgraded for the Commonwealth Games as many countries will the guest of Delhi, India. The four countries of United Kingdom will be sending their individual teams to the Games. Delhi will be host to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland of UK. In addition to this, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Guernsey – the British Crown Dependencies – will also send their individual teams. Even this time the six teams that are an integral part of Commonwealth Games are taking part and coming to India. They are Canada, Australia, England, New Zealand, Wales and Scotland. The details of the participating countries are as follows:

Africa
Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia

Americas
Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka

Asia
Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia

Caribbean
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands

Europe
England, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Oceania
Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Commonwealth Games Schedule 2010
Date Sports Event
3 Oct Opening Ceremony at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium
4 Oct Aquatics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis
5 Oct Aquatics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Rugby 7s, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting, Wrestling
6 Oct Aquatics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Rugby 7s, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting, Wrestling
7 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting, Wrestling
8 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting, Wrestling
9 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting
10 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting
11 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting
12 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Balls, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting, Weight Lifting
13 Oct Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Net Ball, Squash, Table Tennis, Shooting
14 Oct Closing Ceremony at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium

Indian Destinations Gearing up For Tourism
As Delhi is located in the heart of India, many states surround it. But very close to it is the most vibrant state of Rajasthan where culture and heritage is reflected in each and every asset and aspect of it. The cultural cities of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur Bikaner and Udaipur ooze with legacy of traditional values. The monumental heritage of the state is also very rich. The historical forts and palaces here are worth seeing as they stand a testimony to the ruptures of times. The royal era of the yester years reverberates through these monuments.

The tourists coming to Delhi, India must go for a sightseeing tour in Rajasthan where you have everything. From desert safaris, to camel safaris, jeep safaris, elephant safaris, boat cruises, cultural tours, rural tours, tribal tours, adventurous tours, wildlife trips and what not. The government of Rajasthan has made all the adequate preparations for the Games and is ready to receive the guests.

Apart from Rajasthan, the next hottest destination is Agra. For Taj Mahal of course. Any tour to India is incomplete without a visit to the mesmerizing epitome of love. The great tomb of Taj is worth a visit. Then you can enjoy exciting trip to Uttranchal also. Where there are shrines, pilgrim centers, the mighty Himalayas, Ayurveda and Yoga resorts, adventurous sports tours. Seek peace in the serene environs of Uttranchal away from the humdrum of city life.

As the games are scheduled in Delhi so there is golden chance to see the heritage of Delhi – “Delhi Dilwalon ki”. Delhi is dotted with monuments of great historical significance. The Red Fort, Akshardham temple, Chandini Chowk, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar are worth seeing. And do not forget to taste the delicacies served here. Haryana and Himachal Pradesh are also located close to Delhi and have many tourist attractions for the foreign and domestic travelers. The hill stations or plains, every land has its own charm.

Ticket Booking for Commonwealth Games
The tour and travel operators have made the ticket booking for the travelers much easier. As soon as the ticket bookings start the genuine tour and travel agents or any official ticket sale source should be contacted. Queries for various tours and hotel reservations have already started. So do not delay any more and book your tours now to avoid the heavy rush of travelers.

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