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Rugby union - 21 Dec 2007
A joint venture between Sodexho Prestige and the Mike Burton Group has won the contract to market the corporate hospitality and travel programmes for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Rugby union - 14 Dec 2007
The British & Irish Lions are delighted to announce the appointment of the Official Licensed Operators (OLOs) for the tour to South Africa in 2009.
Rugby union - 23 May 2007
The British & Irish Lions have appointed the Mike Burton Group to exclusively manage the Official Licensed Operator programme for the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa.
Rugby union - 06 Nov 2006
The International Rugby Board is pleased to announce that the third phase of the RWC 2007 ticketing programme will be launched online on November 9. At 0800 GMT the France 2007 Organising Committee will open sales for individual match tickets for the Tournament.
Rugby union - 07 Apr 2006
6 April 2006. Today in Paris Rugby World Cup Limited and the Organising Committee launched the second phase of the public ticket sales programme for RWC 2007.
Rugby union - 06 Dec 2005
Cavendish Hospitality, one of the UK’s longest standing event management company’s, is proud to announce that it has been appointed as an Official Corporate Hospitality Agent for the Rugby World Cup 2007 to be held in France in September-October 2007.
Rugby union - 01 Dec 2005
Rugby World Cup Ltd (RWCL) and Rugby Travel and Hospitality ’07 Ltd (RTH’07) have announced the appointed Official Travel Agents (OTAs) and Official Corporate Hospitality Agents (OCHAs) for Rugby World Cup 2007.
Rugby union - 07 Dec 2004
Twickenham Experience Ltd (TEL), the only official hospitality provider within the grounds of Twickenham stadium, has teamed up with the Professional Rugby Players' Association, (PRA), the not for profit welfare trade union that benefits all 420 pro players in England, to create The Players Lounge, the ultimate corporate hospitality event at Twickenham Stadium.
Rugby union - 19 Nov 2004
Twickenham Experience Ltd, the Official Hospitality provider at Twickenham Stadium; has announced a turnover of £14.08 million for the 2003/04 season. Operating Profit for the financial year ended on 31st July 2004 was £4.326 million and Post Tax Profit was £3.099 million. The results were achieved despite Twickenham not hosting any autumn internationals because of the RWC 2003.
Rugby union - 12 Nov 2004
New Zealand rugby fans need to get in quick if they want to guarantee themselves a ticket to any of next year’s British and Irish Lions matches, with official hospitality for the Series close to selling out.
Rugby union - 07 Sep 2004
Lions Hospitality 2005, the company operating the official hospitality programme for the British and Irish Lions Series next year, today released their official packages. Lions Hospitality 2005 is a joint venture between New Zealand’s two leading hospitality companies, Capital Events and Corporate Host.
Rugby union - 19 Aug 2004
Scottish Rugby's Chief Executive Phil Anderton today welcomed Heart of Midlothian Football Club's announcement that they are to seek shareholders' approval to play all their league, cup and European matches at Murrayfield from the start of the 2005-06 season.
Rugby union - 18 Aug 2004
New Zealand’s two leading corporate hospitality companies are to jointly operate the official corporate hospitality programme for the British and Irish Lions tour next year, the New Zealand Rugby Union has announced.
Rugby union - 22 Jul 2004
Edinburgh Rugby will play their home games this forthcoming season at Murrayfield Stadium.
Rugby union - 07 Jun 2004
Rugby World Cup Ltd. (RWCL) has reappointed IMG and its television arm TWI as its commercial brokers for the next two Rugby Worlds Cup, the tournaments to be held in France in 2007 and for RWC 2011.
Rugby union - 17 Feb 2004
Rugby welcomes a new sponsor today. The Barbarians announce that Gartmore, one of the UK's leading investment management specialists, is to sponsor the world famous invitation club for an initial two-year period.
Rugby union - 13 Feb 2004
Twickenham Experience Limited, the official hospitality provider at Twickenham Stadium, the Home of England Rugby, is arranging its first ever review dinner in honour of the RBS 6 Nations Championship on 9th March 2004. Hosted by BBC Sports Presenter Nick Mullins, guests will be in the presence of two members of the legendary 2003 RWC winning squad, with Will Greenwood (NEC Harlequins) and Richard Hill (Saracens) participating in a post dinner question and answer session.
Rugby union - 03 Feb 2004
NEC Harlequins are pleased to announce they are bringing forward exciting new proposals to improve the Stoop Memorial Ground.
Rugby union - 30 Jan 2004
The forthcoming RBS 6 Nations matches against England and France at Murrayfield (February 21 and March 21) are set to be the biggest ever box office successes for Scottish Rugby, delivering close to £5 million - an increase of £1.4million compared to previous corresponding matches.
Rugby union - 17 Dec 2003
Twickenham Experience Ltd, the Official Hospitality provider at Twickenham Stadium has achieved record financial results since the company’s conception in 2000. Through continued investment, innovation and improvement TEL’s turnover for the year to 30th June 2003 increased by 24% to £15.4million (£11.7million in 2002). Operating profit is up 40% to £5.5 million (£3.3 million in 2002) and post tax profit is up 38% to £3.9 million (£2.4 million in 2002).
Rugby union - 13 Nov 2003
Twickenham Experience Ltd, the only official hospitality provider within the grounds of Twickenham Stadium, has announced that Café Lazeez will be their new official provider of Asian Catering for banqueting events from the beginning of November.
Rugby union - 06 Oct 2003
When Dr. Syd Millar, Rugby World Cup Chairman, arrived in Sydney last week, he brought with him not only the Webb Ellis Cup, but a very clear message to companies wishing to illicitly associate themselves with the event - that RWC and the Australian Rugby Union will deal swiftly and severely with ambush marketers.
Rugby union - 14 Aug 2003
Rugby fans who are unable to travel to Australia this autumn will be able to watch one of the crucial pool games involving England and South Africa on Saturday, October 18th, on a big screen at the home of English rugby, courtesy of Twickenham Experience.
Rugby union - 04 Aug 2003
Celtic Rugby is still actively searching for a major title sponsor for the Celtic League and Celtic Cup tournaments, which kick-off next month.
Rugby union - 02 Jul 2003
The hallowed turf of Twickenham Stadium will be available to company teams for the first time ever with the inaugural Twickenham Experience Corporate Sevens on 6th November 2003. Home of the number one team in the world*, this is the first time in 94 years that England’s home ground will be available for corporate use.
Rugby union - 11 Feb 2003
Scottish Rugby has secured a second three year deal with leading mobile phone supplier Genesis Communications.
Rugby union - 15 Nov 2002
As neither of the bids submitted by England and France for the hosting of RWC 2007 complied with the tender document, both Unions have been instructed to provide bids which are in compliance.
Rugby union - 11 Nov 2002
With the eagerly anticipated Rugby World Cup in Australia a little over a year away, the Rugby Football Union has revealed that if the 2007 tournament were to take place in England, it could generate up to £382m worth of inward investment to the UK economy.
Rugby union - 19 Sep 2002
Federal Express Corp. (FedEx Express), the world's largest express transportation company, has signed a sponsorship agreement with Scottish Rugby and the three professional clubs, Glasgow Rugby, Edinburgh Rugby and The Borders, for the 2002/2003 season.
Rugby union - 05 Apr 2002
The International Rugby Union Test between the Wallabies and South Africa’s Springboks in August 2001 generated $9.57million for Western Australia, Tourism Minister Clive Brown announced today.
Rugby union - 12 Feb 2002
Leading Australian wine producer, BRL Hardy Wine Company, has today signed a three year deal with the Rugby Football Union to become its Official Wine Supplier.
Rugby union - 06 Dec 2001
The RFU has today announced that Powergen, a leading UK energy company, has become the title sponsor of the 2002 National Cup.
Rugby union - 01 Nov 2001
The Rugby Football Union and Mentzendorff & Co. Ltd. have announced a five year deal which makes Champagne Bollinger the sole champagne for all the major matches at Twickenham.
Rugby union - 22 Oct 2001
Octagon has been appointed by Parker Pen to help them leverage their £3,000,000 investment in European Club Rugby.
Rugby union - 12 Sep 2001
The annual International Rugby Summit will be hosted between 19 and 20 November at the Jurys Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.
Rugby union - 30 Apr 2001
Sports marketing and sponsorship consultancy John Taylor International has been appointed as London Wasps exclusive agency to find a new Club Sponsor to replace Ericsson for next season.
Rugby union - 18 Sep 2000
Havas is New European Rugby Cup Agency
Rugby union - 15 Feb 2000
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