Rugby World Cup 2015 News

Rugby World Cup drives antipodean tourism to UK

Rugby World Cup drives antipodean tourism to UK

On the back of a report this week showing the Rugby World Cup 2015 was the most economically-successful ever, figures out from VisitBritain show double-digit growth in the number of visits from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from October to December last year. Visits from New Zealand to the UK increased by 52 per cent to more than 40,000 with the Kiwis spending more than £63 million during this period, more than twice as much as in 2014.

Official travel agent for Rugby World Cup 2015 revealed

Official travel agent for Rugby World Cup 2015 revealed

ATP Event Experts has been appointed as an Official Travel Agent for Rugby World Cup 2015 and will offer a range of packages for the six week tournament which will take place across England and Wales from September 18th to October 31 2015. Tickets will be available to purchase through the dedicated ATP Event Experts team who will manage a range of spectator packages for the Tournament, providing a one-stop shop for visitors with combined deals for tickets, accommodation and travel.

VisitEngland outlines tourism plans for 2015 Rugby World Cup

VisitEngland outlines tourism plans for 2015 Rugby World Cup

As Tournament Organisers, England Rugby 2015 have announced the 12 venues across England which will host matches during Rugby World Cup 2015, national tourist board VisitEngland reiterated its commitment to maximise the benefit from this prestigious sports event for tourism. VisitEngland will work closely with the host destination management organisations, venues, and local authorities to support them in delivering the best possible experience for all visitors. 

Venues unveiled ahead of 2015 Rugby League World Cup

Venues unveiled ahead of 2015 Rugby League World Cup

3rd May 2013 Travel Events News

Officials have announced the full list of match venues and published the match schedule for the Rugby League World Cup, to be held in England in 2015. The 13 match venues and host cities selected include Twickenham, Wembley Stadium, and the Olympic Stadium, all in London, while the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will also be called into action.

Nations compete for Rugby World Cup 2015

13th May 2009 Press Release Tourism News

The International Rugby Board has confirmed that four Unions are bidding to host either the Rugby World Cup 2015 or 2019. England, Italy, Japan and South Africa formally submitted their detailed tenders for the Rugby World Cup 2015, while all with the exception of England have confirmed their intention to bid for the 2019 tournament.