All Blacks Tours appointed as Official Travel Agent for RWC 2015
allblacks.com 09 Nov 2013
The appointment comes after a competitive tender process, where more than 400 global tour operators expressed an interest to become an Official Travel Agent for the Tournament.
The much anticipated event, taking place in England in 2015, promises to be popular with New Zealanders wanting to be part of the All Blacks campaign.
It is estimated that over 400,000 supporters will travel to England from around the world for what will be the biggest sporting event that year.
As an Official Travel Agent, All Blacks Tours will be offering a wide range of ticket inclusive supporter tour packages, so that New Zealand fans can guarantee tickets for the games they want to see.
Packages will include accommodation, flights, merchandise and more, as well as official Rugby World Cup 2015 match tickets.
All Blacks Tours General Manager, David Caldwell, says All Blacks Tours is delighted to be appointed as the Official Travel Agent for New Zealand.
“We are looking forward to taking New Zealand fans over to England to support the All Blacks on their campaign in 2015, and will be offering a variety of travel packages for rugby supporters to ensure their Rugby World Cup tour experience will be unforgettable.”
Steve Tew, Chief Executive of New Zealand Rugby and a Board Director of All Blacks Tours said this was great news for All Blacks fans. “Rugby World Cup 2015 promises to be a very special event and All Blacks Tours will be able to help fans make the most of this unique opportunity to support their favourite team in the challenge that awaits in England.”
Official Rugby World Cup 2015 tour packages will be on sale in early 2014. Prior to this rugby supporters are able to register their interest online at www.allblackstours.com and will also have the option of paying a refundable deposit to qualify for a priority booking period.