Thomas Cook Sport Expands To The Middle East With MMI Travel Partnership

By iSportconnect | March 9, 2012

Thomas Cook Sport, Official Travel Partner to Manchester United, has appointed MMI Travel, one of the Middle East’s leading sports travel management companies, as an Official Agent to sell exclusive Match Break packages to football fans in the Gulf. 

The agreement will allow MMI to sell official Thomas Cook Sport packages to Manchester United fans in the Middle East.

Supporters will be able to purchase Match Break packages for all Manchester United home games, which will include flights, accommodation and guaranteed match tickets to catch the action live at Old Trafford.

Danny Talbot, Managing Director of Thomas Cook Sport, said: “The MMI partnership is the first of a number of global agreements for Thomas Cook Sport, as we look at international expansion of our successful Match Break proposition.

“We were impressed with MMI’s position in the marketplace and look forward to working together to make this project a success.”

Majid Al Mulla, Divisional Vice President from MMI Travel, added: “The UAE is known for its passionate sporting culture and we have plenty of Manchester United fans in our midst.

“As a dedicated sports travel brand, we are always looking at opportunities to bring our customers closer to their passion and it doesn’t get any more exciting than witnessing one of the world’s most famous teams in action on their home turf.”


By Marc Sibbons