World Snooker Announces HotelPlanner Partnership

March 19, 2013

World Snooker have announced a exclusive partnership with

Snooker fans will be able to benefit from great value hotel rates thanks to a new agreement between World Snooker and This new partnership has created a new platform: is the UK entity of, search the world’s number one online group travel company.  HotelPlanner will be selecting and creating customised event booking sites for each World Snooker Tour event.

These customised group booking sites will offer players, stomach officials and fans the guaranteed lowest rates at the best hotels, most conveniently located to the event venue. HotelPlanner’s proprietary group booking, hotel rating system and mapping technology are a few of the reasons HotelPlanner was selected.

World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: “This is excellent news for the many thousands of fans who come to our events as they will be able to book hotels at the best possible rates. Snooker is an incredibly exciting sport to watch live and we offer phenomenal value for money on ticket prices, and this new agreement will help those who travel to tournaments. It will also allow us to provide the best hotel deals for the players and event staff. “

Tim Hentschel, CEO of says, “HotelPlanner is extremely excited to be partnering with World Snooker. We know our group travel technology and experience in professional sports travel for teams in the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, Nascar and PBR will make this partnership a great success.”

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