Thomson Sport partners World Sport Destination Expo

2nd Jul 2009

World Sport Destination Expo, “The Global Market Place for Sport Tourism”, has appointed the world leader in sports travel, Thomson Sport, as its Official Travel Partner.

Thomson Sport, the specialist division of travel giant TUI, will be responsible for organising travel, accommodation and additional services for officials and delegates attending the ground-breaking sport tourism exhibition, which takes place during FIFA 2010 in the Official Host City, Johannesburg, 5-9 July 2010.(Pictured above: Nathan Wilson, MD, Thomson Sport)

Tony Prince, Director, World Sport Destination Expo, says: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Thomson Sport as our Official Travel Partner.  With more staff based around the world than any other travel company, they are the perfect partner for our event. We have been overwhelmed with the response for our inaugural exhibition, and Thomson Sport is a name that we implicitly trust to get things right from the very start.”

Nathan Wilson, Managing Director, Thomson Sport, says: “The world’s first
dedicated sport tourism expo and the world’s leading sports tour operator promises
to be a winning team.”

World Sport Destination Expo will provide the ultimate market place for sport tourism - some 50,000 visitors are expected, including the leading decision-makers from sport and tourism as they congregate in Johannesburg ahead of the final match of FIFA 2010.


Thomson Sport is also the Official participating tour operator for FIFA 2010, as well as proud partners with some of the world’s best clubs and associations.

World Sport Destination Expo: 5-9 July 2010
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg - Official Host City for the 2010 FIFA World Cup


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