Tickets for the 2018 World Cup Russia matches may have been sold out, but there is no better or bigger place in Dubai to catch all the action live from Russia than the World Cup Fan Zone at Atlantis, The Palm.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority is offering residents and tourists a chance to enjoy the ultimate summer of sport in an air-conditioned lounge located on the pristine shores between Al Hamra Village and Al Marjan Island.
The award-winning Fairmont Dubai has launched a suite package that whisks you and your five friends to a luxurious staycation in the hotel’s 548 sqm Imperial Suite with an out-of-this-world football viewing experience that’s sure to leave even the fiercest football fans in jaw-dropping awe.
With less than a year to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Foreign Office has launched a campaign to help fans travelling to support their team. The ‘Be on the Ball’ campaign gives supporters simple advice and tips to help reduce preventable problems and boost their World Cup experience.
Qatar Airways has been named Official Partner and Official Airline of Fifa as part of a sponsorship package lasting until 2022. Upcoming events sponsored by Qatar Airways will include the Fifa Confederations Cup 2017, the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, the Fifa Club World Cup, the Fifa Women’s World Cup and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Hidden Pousadas Brazil, the leading representation for pousada accommodation in Brazil has been awarded the official seal of approval by the national ministry of sport ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The company’s latest promotional campaign – ‘Brazil, a hidden paradise yet to be discovered’ - is the only British tourism project chosen to support Brazilian government promotion plans for the FIFA World Cup 2014.
Officials in Russia have revealed the preliminary budget for holding the FIFA World Cup is almost twice what it projected when it won the bid in 2010. Russia will host the competition – considered the largest single sport event – in 2018, having beaten England and joints bids from Portugal/Spain and Belgium/the Netherlands.
Russia is spending billions in the build up to the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2018 World Cup to bring its infrastructure up to FIFA and ICO standards. However the legacy and possible gains are unlimited, as BTN finds out.