Netball World Cup 2019 has announced the appointment of Gullivers Sports Travel as Official Travel Office provider for the event.
The event – which is to be delivered by Netball World Cup 2019 Limited on behalf of England Netball and in partnership with UK Sport, Liverpool City Council and ACC Liverpool - takes place from 12-21 July 2019 and will see the top 16 teams in the world go head-to-head over 10 days of thrilling competition at Echo Arena Liverpool, part of the ACC Liverpool campus.
Fans from all over the world are expected to attend in their thousands, with a high proportion travelling from Australia and New Zealand.
As Official Travel Office provider, Gullivers Sports Travel will be responsible for developing, promoting and fulfilling packages for travelling fans from the UK and overseas through appointed official travel agents.
Lindsay Impett, Netball World Cup 2019’s event director, commented on the announcement: “We are delighted to have appointed Gullivers Sports Travel to work with us to provide high-quality and memorable experiences for fans travelling to the Netball World Cup.
“Gullivers Sports Travel have a proven track record of delivering for sports fans all over the world and we look forward to working with them to create something special for this event.
“The Official Travel Office programme will allow fans the chance to enjoy the event alongside the many other experiences Liverpool has to offer visitors from the UK and overseas.”
Sam Seward, Gullivers Sports Travel’s managing director, said: “As the longest running sports tour operator in the UK and having operated netball tours for over 40 years, we fully understand the needs of the travelling fan and we look forward to supporting the Netball World Cup 2019 by providing event tickets, merchandise, bespoke events, and carefully selected hotels to supporters for a hassle-free, great value way of attending the Netball World Cup 2019 in Liverpool.
“Hosting the event in Liverpool provides a fantastic opportunity for netball fans of all ages to enjoy the unique atmosphere and world-class netball that is on offer. Whether you’re attending with family, friends, your own netball club, school or university, we will be providing a huge variety of options to enjoy this dynamic and athletic sport up close. Our extensive network of travel contacts and suppliers is the perfect way to ensure that those travelling from the UK and overseas are guaranteed a great experience - it’s all about the fans!”
Fan packages will be available in spring 2018, with further details to be published on the event website.
Fans looking to secure their place can receive the latest updates via email by registering on the official website at nwc2019.co.uk