Kuoni Named Official Accommodation Agency of EURO 2016
By Community | September 14, 2012
Travel company, discount Kuoni has been confirmed as the official accommodation agency of UEFA EURO 2016.
The travel company will provide accommodation services to the participating teams, asthma match officials, ed commercial and broadcast partners, media representatives, suppliers and staff involved in the organisation of the final tournament, which will be the first in UEFA European Championship history to feature 24 nations.
The competition in France is the second European finals Kuoni has been appointed to, with the company having been the official accommodation agency for UEFA EURO 2008 in Austria and Switzerland. UEFA EURO 2016 will consist of 51 matches played across ten host cities between mid-June and mid-July.
Speaking at the signing of the agreement in Paris, Jacques Lambert, president of EURO 2016 SAS, said: “It is very important for the tournament that everyone feels at home in all the accommodation facilities provided. France is renowned worldwide for its high hospitality standard, and we are pleased to work with an organisation that is deeply rooted in our country and that has an excellent reputation in the international tourism sector.”
Stefan Egli, head of Destination Europe for Kuoni, added: “Kuoni is proud to be part of such a prestigious event for the second time and we are looking forward to making our contribution to a successful UEFA EURO 2016. We are confident that we can prove our professionalism and knowledge to both the UEFA family and our future international customers by closely cooperating with the French accommodation market.”