KURBAN TRAVEL APPOINTED AS AUTHORIZED SALES AGENT IN LEBANON FOR THE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA™ OFFICIAL HOSPITALITY PROGRAMME
Lebanon’s leading destination expert, Kurban Travel, has been appointed as the authorized sales agent in Lebanon for the Official Hospitality Programme of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017.
Kurban Travel’s appointment was officially announced during a special event at The Gathering in Gemmayzeh that brought together Kurban Travel and BH Hospitality Limited’s partners, travel and sports experts as well as media invitees and prominent figures.
The appointment was made by Hong Kong-based BH Hospitality Limited, the exclusive entity appointed by MATCH Hospitality to promote, sell and market hospitality packages for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ across the Asia-Pacific region Details of Official Hospitality Packages for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ are available on GoKurban.com, Kurban Travel’s fully integrated online travel agency.
The event was an opportunity for Kurban Travel to introduce, for the first time in Lebanon, a sports travel division: Kurban Sports, created to answer the growing demand for sports tourism through tailor-made packages, giving the opportunity to a wide audience to attend international sports events.
Director of Kurban Travel, Selim Boutros stated that: “We are proud to have been chosen as the authorized sales agent in Lebanon to offer for sale Official Hospitality Packages for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. This opportunity enhances our plans in launching our new Kurban Sports division that answers the growing appetite for sport-touristic packages”.
“We believe that the legacy of Kurban Travel along with our pioneering initiatives and our experienced sales force, places us as an industry leader to market this exciting range of hospitality packages in Lebanon to the many clients interested in experiencing the FIFA World Cup live in Russia for the first time”, added Boutros.
During the event, BH Hospitality Limited showcased the full range of official hospitality products for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
Charlie Charters, of BH Hospitality, said: “We feel a tremendous sense of pride in the product range we offer for the FIFA Hospitality Programme. Lebanon is a fast-growing and exciting territory and one which sits significantly within our overall strategic sales operations for the FIFA Hospitality Programme. The potential of this market is such that we are extremely optimistic about the sales potential for our hospitality programme in 2018.
We know that Kurban Travel are our best partners to open the door to a Lebanese travel market ready for the extraordinary experiences promised by this exceptional FIFA World Cup™ environment.”