During the Holiday season, it was quieter in Melbourne, and now the sports events are picking up attracting the fans from distant places. Currently, the qualifying matches are going on at the Australian Open 2017 which will kick off on Monday, 16th Jan.
Australian Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the World, and it is a major Sports event. The Tournament happens annually during the second half of January in Melbourne. It features men’s and women’s singles; men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles along with junior’s championships. The tournament attracts a large number of visitors and has typically seen the second number of attendance in Grand Slams. During these two weeks, the City will have an environment like a Carnival, and there are likely to be 800,000 attendees.
Tennis Australia manages this large event, and things are in place. The ticket sales will pick up as the tournament starts getting more and more interesting and gets closer to the finals. Based on which players are moving ahead in the game, their fans from their home Countries will also start arriving. The event managers are all set to manage such a large crowd.
Public & Private Transport is ready to handle the tourist requests. Trains, Tram shuttle services, Night bus services are all set to take you to the Melbourne Park, and Taxi services are going to play an important role in the transport arrangements. The Taxi ranks will be at Olympic Boulevard and Flinders Street Station. The authorities have advised people to share the Taxis as much as possible.
There will be attendees, players, staff working at the venue and people involved in entertainment and food business. Since 1988, this place is the home to Australian Open and Rod Laver Arena, Margaret Court Arena and Hisense Area are going to be busy all the time. Many of these people will need the transport service.
Along with this large yearly event, the City is expecting more sports events in this month. The coming weekend is a Sports all weekend. On Friday, 13th Jan there is Melbourne vs. Brisbane Soccer Tournament followed by Melbourne vs. Cairns Basketball match on 14th and Australia vs. Pakistan Cricket match is on 15th. The City is going to be bustling with sports activities.
You can image the environment in our City from now till the month end. It is going to be much different from the busy days, and the Transport service providers will experience a sharp rise in the demand. Online Taxi service is going to play an important role in the sports festival. There will be a need to take people back and forth from their Hotel to the venue and the restaurants, pubs, and many other places. Airport transport is going to be one of the most important transport services.
The local taxi service, ‘Cab in Minutes’ is also all set to serve you the best. We have speciality in Airport Transport, and we are on our toes waiting to serve the attendees.