RWC 2019 official journey and hospitality programme exceeds expectations

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With lower than two weeks to go till Japan performs Russia within the opening match of Rugby World Cup 2019, Asia’s first Rugby World Cup is capturing the creativeness of the host nation and the worldwide rugby household with official journey and hospitality bundle gross sales exceeding all expectations.

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With pleasure constructing and anticipation of essentially the most aggressive Rugby World Cup ever, the unique official hospitality and supporter tour suppliers for Rugby World Cup 2019, STH Japan (a joint-venture between JTB Company and Sports activities Journey and Hospitality Group) have launched the ‘Sport’ hospitality bundle for the semi-finals and remaining on the Worldwide Stadium, Yokohama.

The figures, launched at this time by STH Japan paint a powerful and thrilling image for Asia’s first Rugby World Cup. The official journey programme has exceeded all preliminary targets, with greater than 132,000 tickets offered to followers wanting an all-inclusive expertise and a once-in-a-lifetime mix of Japanese tradition and world-class rugby.

Highlights embrace:

Australia topping the record of worldwide followers with greater than 35,000 ticket-inclusive journey packages through the programme
France (20,000), United Kingdom (20,000) and Japan (18,000) even have a considerably excessive quantity of followers with mixed Official Journey Bundle gross sales of practically 60,000
With various huge matches, the opening weekend is proving to be extraordinarily standard
New Zealand and Australia followers have bought essentially the most ticket-inclusive journey packages for the semi-finals and remaining

With official journey gross sales anticipated to be 30 per cent greater than authentic predictions, followers are being urged to not miss out and discover their Official Journey Agent (OTA) at to ebook their journey packages at this time.

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STH Japan is bringing main occasion sports activities hospitality to Japan with a really optimistic response obtained from the market and gross sales thus far exceeding expectations. An modern vary of experiences are being delivered for the event, combining a mix of western influences and conventional Japanese ‘omotenashi’, or welcome.

There have been robust gross sales from worldwide and Japanese markets. STH Japan is working a devoted Webb Ellis Pavilion at Yokohama Stadium, containing 30 non-public suites, which offered out in document time. The power additionally homes a vibrant shared eating house which has been exceptionally standard.

Japan has confirmed to be a fascinating vacation spot with 30 per cent of hospitality purchasers coming from 39 completely different international locations, which means that Japan can have a really particular environment as the worldwide rugby neighborhood gathers to have fun the showcase occasion.

Followers wishing to safe their place should purchase the ‘Sport’ bundle, which features a class B ticket and entry to the semi-finals and the ultimate. Additional particulars could be discovered at

World Rugby Chief Government Officer Brett Gosper stated: “Rugby World Cup 2019 is on monitor to be a really particular and game-changing occasion. Along with distinctive ticketing demand, the official supporter tour and hospitality providing is exceeding all expectations and underscoring our perception that Japan 2019 shall be unbelievable.”

STH Japan CEO Simon Jefford stated: “We’re very excited and intensely pleased with having the chance to introduce the idea of sports activities hospitality to Japan and naturally present a novel Rugby World Cup hospitality expertise in Asia for the primary time. We nonetheless have availability for some nice matches, together with two Japan matches and the ultimate, so followers ought to ebook now to safe their place.”

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The robust response to the official journey and hospitality programmes displays the superb response to precedence and basic tickets gross sales for the reason that programme launched final 12 months. Over 90 per cent of the 1.8m out there tickets have now been offered and demand continues to be robust as followers look to snap-up the ultimate few tickets.

Followers are urged to purchase official to ensure their place at rugby’s largest occasion. An inventory of the official journey brokers could be discovered right here

When buying tickets, followers will be capable to opt-in and donate to the ChildFund Go It Again programme. In partnership with World Rugby’s Impact Past programme, Go It Again evokes optimistic social change by means of the supply of an built-in life-skills and non-contact tag rugby curriculum, educating youngsters and younger individuals in areas of management, problem-solving, gender equality, battle decision and life preparation. For extra particulars go to




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