The 2015 UNWTO /WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London will put a spotlight on destination branding and how it has become an increasingly complex challenge (WTM London, Tuesday, November 3, 2015). Destination management organisation are re-evaluating their structures and strategies to adapt to new market trends created by social media and new business […]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport.
Following another dramatic summer of sport around the world, World Travel Market 2014 – the leading global event for the travel industry – will be assessing the relationship between sporting events and the travel industry during its Sport Tourism programme.
LISBON – Portugal: Emirates, a connector of people and their passions, and Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Benfica), Portugal’s most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement. Emirates is now the Official Airline Partner of the club until 2016.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has welcomed the news that London has beaten off stiff competition to be crowned the ‘Ultimate Sports City’ in the world.
easyJet had added an extra flight to Athens to help more Manchester United fans support their team against Olympiakos in next year’s Champions League clash.
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Paris Saint-Germain go one step further and open a new chapter in their ambitious partnership, further solidifying an association between the world-famous sports club with a dynamic, fast growing country.
In the run-up for the first “Navarino Challenge” marathon led by the Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes, the Huffington Post Media Group has “joined the race” as the US communication sponsor. This unique event in the Peloponnese, on 18-20 October, aims to raise awareness of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet as well as the global issue of childhood obesity, under the Auspices of the […]
Geneva, Switzerland – October 11, 2013. MCI announced the creation of a Sports Business Unit which will focus on advising and delivering innovative customer oriented Sports service solutions and strategies.
“Home of Cricket” expects high demand during landmark summer
British Cycling has been awarded the 2016 Track World Championships to be staged at the London velodrome.
A new advert was unveiled during the presentation of the partnership between FC Barcelona and Qatar Airways. The spot features some of Barça’s first team players like Piqué, Neymar, Messi, Puyol, Iniesta, Mascherano, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba.
8,500 triathletes will take their position under starter’s orders in Hyde Park, London next month at the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final from 11-15 September.
VisitBritain has today extended its five year partnership with the Barclays Premier League to 2016.
Emirates and Roland Garros have announced a five-year agreement appointing Emirates as Official Partner of the Roland Garros tournament® starting with the 2013 edition from May 21st to June 9th, 2013.
Last year, Vancouver was named one of six Canadian cities that will host the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup – and now,
Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Europe’s elite basketball competition, announced details of the Trafalgar Square Fan Zone and ‘One Team’ initiative; a grassroots and community-led programme that will leave a lasting basketball legacy in the UK beyond the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four.
Only one year after the London 2012 Olympic Games, world class triathlon will return. London will host the Grand Final of the ITU World Triathlon Series known as the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London.
At a ceremony yeterday marking one year to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge officially invited the world’s National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and their athletes to take part in the Games.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has hailed an announcement that the Tour de France will return to London in 2014. The organisers of the Tour
As the Barclays Premier League kicks off again this week after a high-profile international break, new figures released by national tourism agency VisitBritain show that nearly one million overseas visitors watched a game of football here last year. These 900,000 foreign football tourists spent a substantial £706 million, the equivalent of £785 per fan and £200 […]
Eurosport, Europe’s leading sports entertainment group, is sponsoring the Sports Tourism programme at World Travel Market 2012 WTM, the leading global event for the travel industry, has championed the cause of Sports Tourism for a number of years. There is a strong focus on the sector at this year’s WTM, following on from London hosting […]
Skyscanner, the globally leading travel search site, is backing Graeme Obree, the Scottish cyclist “The Flying Scotsman”, in his attempt to break the British and world human-powered bicycle speed records. Skyscanner’s support of Obree marks the Edinburgh-headquartered company’s first major sports sponsorship. While most competitors in the event will be riding recumbent bikes, where the […]
Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, secured a historic double in the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships in the UK Saturday. He won the individual gold medal and also led the UAE squad to the team gold at the event, […]
Pre-Olympic cycling excitement We may well be gearing up to the Olympics in the UK, but for cycling enthusiasts there is plenty of excitement to be had before London 2012 kicks off, thanks to the annual Tour de France. Tour de France in the French Alps During this gruelling event, which is split into 20 “stages” and takes […]
LONDON, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Chelsea fans who are planning to follow their team to the UEFA Champions League final on May 19 might be in for a shock when looking for a hotel room. With the title game date less than three weeks away, accommodations in the host city of Munich are becoming […]
More than 300 Muay Thai boxers will be in Thailand between 17-23 March 2012 for the 8th Thai boxing tournament and festival, one of the most unique events on the global sporting arena. As in past years, the week-long event will bring together competitors as well as hundreds of Thai boxing enthusiasts from 30 countries […]
Old Boys Prague – Czech Rugby Veterans Association, which is one of the founding members of the organization of European veteran rugby EGOR (European Golden Oldies Rugby), seeks to obtain an organization of the official Festival Egor, which is the biggest event of the European veteran rugby, in 2013. This top event is held every two […]
From the Superbowl to the Olympics, here are 10 of the best budget picks for top sporting events you should attend in 2012.Whether you’re a football fanatic or a golf geek – plan your year of sport here. 1. Rugby – Scotland v. England, Edinburgh, 4 February 2012 Probably the biggest match of this year’s […]
The U.S. Parachute Association reports that the breathtaking sport of skydiving continued to grow in 2011 and is poised to thrill even more jumpers throughout Leap Year 2012. Last year, more than a half million people took the leap for the first time at some 200 USPA-affiliated skydiving centers across the country. Whether to cross an item off their […]
Victoria Azarenka and John Isner arrive at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort for World Tennis Charity Invitation 2012
Hua Hin/ 29 December 2011 – The world’s number three female Tennis player, Victoria Azarenka; and John Isner, a popular American men’s player, have arrived at the InterContinental Hua Hin Resort in the late morning. Both are to play exhibition matches against their respective counterparts the world’s number one, Caroline Wozniacki; and Thai tennis legend, […]
Final of world’s richest equestrian event From November 24 to 26,
London has another reason to celebrate as it is announced as host for the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships
London has officially been awarded host city by the IAAF for the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships following a successful bid by UK Athletics, DCMS, the Mayor of London, London & Partners and UK Sport. 25 council members from the International Association of Athletics Federation delivered their verdict in Monaco today following final bid […]
New Premier League section on the Visitbritain.tv gives foreign fans a video guide to every Premier League club and ground With the international break in force, Premier League players have jetted off all around the world to play for their national teams. But now, new video interviews released by VisitBritain show that the Premier League’s […]
Flight information and prices for English Champions League club fans travelling to Europe The draw for the 2011/12 Champions League has been made, and the English clubs once again have a variety of trips across the continent to look forward to. Skyscanner has taken a look at each club’s away fixtures and provides the ultimate […]
As the first fixtures of the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League season kicked-off around the country, new figures released by VisitBritain reveal that over 750,000 inbound visitors who came to Britain last year experienced a football game, spending a substantial £595 million in the process, the equivalent to £776 per fan1. Visitors from Norway are most […]
The IOC has kicked off the registration process for next year’s IOC World Conference on Women and Sport, which will take place from 16 to 18 February 2012 in Los Angeles, USA. Under the theme “Together Stronger: The Future of Sport”, the event is being organised jointly by the IOC, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) […]