Austria offers hotline for last-minute Euro hotels

Other News Materials 3 April 2008 22:19 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - Austrian hotels have set up a hotline to aid football fans looking for accommodation during June's Euro 2008 football tournament, the country's hotel association OHV said Thursday.

Thousands of beds were still available in the vicinity of Austria's four host cities, officials said, alleviating fears of football fans that locations close to the tournament sites were already booked out.

"There is no reason to panic. We still have rooms suitable for all budgets," OHV general secretary Thomas Reisenzahn said in a press release.

Fans can get help 24/7 finding rooms, "for every taste and budget, via the hotline (+43 512 5351 992) or the internet (www.first- austrian-hotels.com), the organization promised.

Rooms were still available in acceptable distance to the Euro stadiums in Vienna, Salzburg, Klagenfurt and Innsbruck.