Commonwealth Games organisers embarrassed after mistake in tickets discovered

By: Express Web Desk |
Published: February 14, 2018 3:12 pm

Gold Coast will host the next Commonwealth Games.

The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games organisers had to face an embarrassment on Tuesday after it was discovered that the tickets for the opening ceremony were sent out with the wrong day written on it. According to reports, around 14,000 tickets for the event were printed with “Thursday, April 4”, when in fact, it should have been “Wednesday, April 4”. The Australian organisers, according to reporters, admitted that the error is embarrassing.

“I was disappointed when Ticketek (the ticketing provider) informed us they had picked up the error,” Games chief Mark Peters was quoted by reporters as saying. He further added that it was a mistake that no one wanted. “The ticketing process has gone really…

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