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January 31, 2011 12:40 ET

Innsbruck Top Destination for Winter Sports This Year as Host of Youth Olympics 2012

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2011) - Innsbruck is hugely popular this year as many people choose the capital for a winter holiday and to check out the venue for the 2012 Youth Olympics. It is currently right in the middle of preparations and has even chosen its mascot; a goat dressed in lederhosen created by a couple of Argentineans, namely Luis Andrés Abbiati and Florenica Demaria.

The games were created to inspire young people all around the world to get involved in sports. The first Summer Youth Olympics took place in Singapore this year and the first Winter Youth Olympics will take place next year from 13th to the 22nd January 2012.

The games will unite 1058 athletes between the ages of 14 and 18 from over 70 nations. They will compete in 7 sports and undertake a Culture and Education Programme to raise awareness of Olympic values, develop their skills, encourage healthy living and social responsibility.

The international car hire company, Auto Europe are well prepared for the increased interest in car hire Innsbruck is set to see a surge of tourists over the next year as they visit to see the destination for winter holidays and of course, to check out what the Winter Youth Olympic hosts have to offer.

A spokesperson for Auto Europe, commented: 'Innsbruck will undoubtedly see a rise in the number of people visiting because of the Winter Youth Olympics. Plans for a ski jump platform and biathlon facilities are all ahead of schedule and are already creating a buzz amongst winter sports fans. It is a great place to visit for a ski trip and the best way to get there is to fly in and have a hire car ready for pick up to take you to your accommodation.'

Auto Europe have extensive experience in providing car hire in numerous locations near popular ski resorts. Their cars are all prepared for the driving conditions in snow and on ice so holidaymakers can rest assured that all they need do is book their vehicle and pick it up when they arrive.

Another popular destination for ski trip car hire includes car hire Montreal wide. It is a wonderful part of the world to drive through and Auto Europe have a wide variety of impressive cars for you to choose from. Auto Europe also provide car hire in France, Switzerland and many other top ski locations. For more information, visit their website www.auto-europe.co.uk.

About Auto Europe:

Auto Europe has been a leader in worldwide car hire services for over 50 years. Recently the company has expanded to include over 8,000 car hire destinations worldwide. The company strives to provide competitive rates and the best service available under the motto "customers should not expect less because they pay less".

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