London Wins Dramatic 2012 Olympic Bid

London today beat Paris to win the honour of staging the 2012 Olympic Games.

Mayor Ken Livingstone, PM Tony Blair, Lord Sebastian Coe and David Beckham's input, as well as the efforts of hundreds of thousands of Brits has finally paid off - The 2012 Olympics will be held in London, despite fierce competition from France and Prime Minister Jacques Chirac.

Favourites France were beaten by a powerful London bid, giving the UK it's first Olympics since 1948. The result sent shockwaves of celebrations across the UK, especially in Trafalgar Square where thousands had gathered for a celebration of London's Olympic Bid effort. Kelly Holmes and Steve Cram led the victorious celebrations in the nation's capital, epitomising just how much winning the Olympics means to the UK.

Thousands of visitors will be looking for Airport Hotels and Airport Parking across the UK and around London for The Games in 2012. You can be sure that Airparks will be offering their usual high-quality, low-price Hotel and Parking packages to all their customers during these games. Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester, Stansted, and Luton Airports will all be under pressure to cope with the rush of International visitors.

The UK will be eagerly anticipating the Olympic Games, which will undoubtedly bring a nation together and provide a fantastic opportunity to put on an amazing welcome to the World.

Published by: Barry Holloway
Published on: 29 November 2005

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