Melbourne gears up for Grand Prix’s Formula 1 event guide goes “down under” for the Melbourne Grand Prix for the first race of what is poised to be a very competitive 2011 season.

After organisers cancelled the Bahrain Grand Prix, Melbourne moved up the calendar to what many Formula 1 followers consider its rightful place where the annual F1 race campaign should kick off. The Melbourne Grand Prix used to hold that honor dating back to 1996. Chief Information Officer, Olivier Dombey, said that the 2011 Formula 1 season certainly has gotten off to an unusual start.

“It is unique to have a high profile sport like Formula 1 cancel or reschedule an event. However, we remain very excited about the 2011 Formula 1 guide for this season.

“ will be updating the pages on a real time basis to reflect the ever changing world of F1 as the campaign progresses. The Melbourne Grand Prix remains one of F1’s most popular races, because Melbourne offers so many fantastic pre- and post-travel options for spectators attending the race,” Mr. Dombey, said.

For more information on this fantastic city, also have a read through’s Melbourne: A Showcase of Cosmopolitan Life Down Under travel article. It covers all the latest trendsetting happenings around one of the most dynamic cities in Australia.

Regarding race day tips, check out’s Melbourne Grand Prix event guide. It is packed with unique content found only on, including dozens of original feature articles by the company’s expert team of travel writers.

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Mr.Dombey added: “While the Formula 1 event guide focuses on racing, we believe our core customer base is also tapping into our exclusive F 1 hotel promotions in popular destinations. This are all unique cities for leisure holidays from anywhere in the world. Arriving there in time for a Grand Prix weekend just adds to the excitement.”