London and Manchester have missed out on a total of £4,033,800 in hospitality and transport revenue as a result of Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City not making it to the final 16 in the UEFA Champions League, according to research by Onefootball and travel search engine, GoEuro.co.uk.
Companies from around the world are being offered a chance to celebrate in style with world-class accommodation from Kuoni. The operator is offering the best view in the house for the UEFA EURO 2016 matches thanks to Henri Delaunay Club, the official corporate hospitality programme of the tournament.
As the first qualifying matches for the UEFA Euro 2016 final tournament kicked off at the weekend, a new website is helping successful teams find the best training grounds and nearby accommodation. Launched by UEFA and Kuoni, the official UEFA Euro 2016 accommodation agency, the new website, capitalises on France’s position as the world’s number one tourist destination and its network of hotels catering for all budgets and tastes.
With hundreds of thousands of visitors heading to the Ukraine and Poland for the UEFA European Championships 2012, Breaking Travel News takes a look at the tourism infrastructure put in place to welcome them.
With the UEFA 2012 tournaments well underway, tourism officials in both Poland and Ukraine have reported a surge in interest among both destinations as they welcome football fans from all over Europe.
Following negative reports that have been emerging in the media about racism among football fans in Poland and Ukraine, Donald Tusk, Polish Prime minister has made an address to welcome visitors who are planning to attend the Euro2012.
Football fans from around the world who have travelled to magnificent Munich for the UEFA Champions League can tap into the best of the city on their mobile devices via a simple, state of the art tool that is quick to download and easy to use.
With less than four months until the biggest football tournament of the year kicks off, Thomson Sport is offering day trip packages to the all-important final. As the only way for English fans to guarantee match tickets, the high level of demand has led to packages for this match going on sale earlier than expected.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has issued travel advice for England football fans planning to attend the 2012 UEFA European Championships following the draw for the tournament. England have been placed alongside France, Sweden and Ukraine in Group D for the tournament, which gets underway in Warsaw on June 8th next year.
With just under 200 days to go until UEFA Euro 2012 kicks off, Thomson Sport has seen an unprecedented 80 per cent increase in enquiries compared to the equivalent period before the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship. As licensed tour operator for the event, Thomson Sport will be operating the England and Republic of Ireland fan travel programmes to Poland and Ukraine.
Wembley stadium in London will stage the 2013 Champions League it has been confirmed by UEFA. The event is considered one of the highlights of the $600bn sports tourism market, which will be celebrated by WSDE Sports Destination Expo in Bangkok later this year.
UEFA president Michel Platini has ruled out standing for the Fifa presidency until at least 2015 were the election delayed to seek other candidates. “I have been elected Uefa president. I have four more years. Can I do two jobs? I have only one tongue,” he said.