Pelicans Close Business Deals


January 8, 2001
Contact: Bryan Dolgin

Pelicans Close Business Deals

MYRTLE BEACH, SC — The Myrtle Beach Pelicans have announced that their new “Official Host Hotel” is the Holiday Inn Express-Broadway At The Beach. The Carolina League’s umpires will stay next door at the Fairfield Inn-Broadway At The Beach. These hotels are located off of 29th Avenue North and Highway 17 Bypass. They are within walking distance to Coastal Federal Field, the beach, Myrtle Beach’s main dining, entertainment and shopping district as well as many other Myrtle Beach points of interest.
The Holiday Inn Express, a 114-room hotel, is one of the Pelicans newest corporate partners.

The Holiday Inn Express will advertise on the Pelicans radio broadcasts, have stadium signage and sponsor a promotional giveaway. The Holiday Inn Express can be contacted at 800-398-7231 or 843-916-4993.

The Pelicans also have announced that Strand Regional Specialty Associates (SRSA) will continue to be the “Official Team Doctors” for the third consecutive season. SRSA specialize in orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine, neurological surgery, neurology, opthalmology, plastic and reconstructive surgery. Their partnership with the Pelicans includes advertising on the team’s radio broadcasting, stadium signage, print advertising and sponsorship of promotional giveaways. SRSA can be contacted at 843-449-2336.

The Pelicans will continue riding in style to the seven other Carolina League cities. Sunway Charters & Tours will provide the Pelicans with their team bus for the third consecutive season. Their Van Hool 900 Series buses are equipped with reclining seats, extra leg-room, air-conditioning, televisions, a VCR, and a restroom. Sunway has been operating in the Myrtle Beach area for the last 25 years. Sunway can be contacted at 843-293-1773.

The Pelicans’ Director of Corporate Sales, Matt Harris, can be contacted for additional information at 843-918-6012 or

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans quest for a “three-peat” as the Carolina League’s Champion begins on April 6 versus the Winston-Salem Warthogs. Season ticket packages and group tickets are on sale now. Individual game tickets will be available for purchase on Saturday, March 10 beginning at 10 AM at Coastal Federal Field. The Pelicans’ ticket office can be contacted at 843-918-6000 or e-mail us at the team at

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL-Digital, WRAL-FM, Microspace, the North Carolina News Network, DTV Plus, Wolfpack Sports Marketing, and Capitol Sports Management in Raleigh, NC; WJZY-TV and WFVT-TV in Charlotte, NC; WILM-TV in Wilmington, NC; WRAZ-TV and the Durham Bulls Baseball Club in Durham, NC; and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Club in Myrtle Beach, SC; Capitol Broadcasting Company also founded Local TV on Satellite in Raleigh, NC.

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