Official Badminton Appointment for Gullivers Sports Travel
Added: (Tue Apr 12 2011)
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Gullivers Sports Travel has been appointed as the Official Travel Partner for the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships in London, 2011 (8th – 14th August 2011).
The UK based sports tour operator will be responsible for organising accommodation and assisting with transport provision for all official parties during the tournament. This will include players, support staff, media, officials, the local organising committee, sponsors and volunteers.
Gullivers Sports Travel will also be the only tour operator offering official supporters packages for the event.
Held at Wembley Arena, this will be the third time England has hosted the World Championships, but only the first time they have been staged in London.
Kay Johnson, Inbound Account Manager at Gullivers Sports Travel, said: “Working with Badminton England on such a prestigious event is a very exciting venture and we are looking forward to hosting players and supporters alike from around the world.”
Fiona Young, Commercial Director of Badminton England, added: “We are really excited about the appointment of Gullivers Sports Travel and about starting the new era of badminton travel and hospitality!”
Packages to see the world’s fastest racquet sport played at Wembley are now on sale. There are a variety of packages available which can include a Wembley Stadium Tour and a Champagne Flight on London Eye. Packages start from £203 per person for the Bronze Tour 4 (13th – 15th August 2011), including two nights B&B accommodation at the 4* Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, premium seated match tickets for Sunday (Finals Day) and a two day London Travelcard. For more information call Gullivers Sports Travel on 01684 878692 or visit www.gulliverstravel.co.uk/badminton
Note to Editors:
Gullivers Sports Travel is the UK’s leading and longest established rugby and cricket tour operator. Starting out as a high street travel agency, Gullivers Travel in 1971, the company became Gullivers Sports Travel in 1985 and market leader in this field. Gullivers Sports Travel’s reputation is based on personal service and a full understanding of the needs of sporting travellers, whether they are supporting or playing.