England Hockey & Gullivers Sports Travel Agree Sponsorship
By iSportconnect | March 18, 2013
England Hockey has announced a new sponsorship deal with Gullivers Sports Travel.
The new deal sees Gullivers named as Official Travel Supplier of England Hockey. Gullivers have unveiled unique supporters and playing tours, beginning with travel packages for this summer’s TriFinance EuroHockey Championships, to mark the occassion.
The deal also includes logistical management of all major hockey events taking place in England, including the Investec London Cup, EuroHockey Championships 2015, Investec World League and future international tournaments. Gullivers Sports Travel will also arrange England and Great Britain global team travel, as well as all international supporters and playing tours.
Noel Magnay, Managing Director of Gullivers Sports Travel, said: “We are very proud to be the Official Travel Supplier of England Hockey. Hockey is fast becoming a popular sport and the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships is a fantastic first event to be supporting England Hockey with. These new travel packages will be a great way for hockey fans to get closer to the action this summer, where we’ll be providing fantastic match seats and also exclusive access to the players, and the coaching sessions. There’ll be lots of other goodies too, such as signed shirts, fabulous dinners, all making for a truly unbeatable tour, for an unbeatable price!
“This is the first time hockey fans will be able to book their travel and tickets together as a package, and our new online portal makes booking very easy. Plus, we’ve also included guaranteed exclusive perks to make sure fans have a fantastic experience!”
Jonathan Cockcroft, Commercial and Membership Director at England Hockey, added: “We are delighted to have teamed up with Gullivers Sports Travel. The popularity of hockey is increasing all the time and with participation having grown by 30,000 people over the past year and major events drawing bigger crowds and more television coverage it’s a great time for us to offer supporters new ways of following the England teams. With over 40 years’ know-how in delivering exceptional sporting experiences, Gullivers Sports Travel are ideally placed to encourage new fans to the sport and to ensure a seamless travel service for our existing supporters and participants. We’re very much looking forward to working together.”