The UK’s leading sports tour operator, Thomas Cook Sport, has today been unveiled as the Official Team Travel Partner for the Ospreys.
As part of the deal, Thomas Cook Sport will organise the Senior Squad travel and be offering supporter travel later in the season.
Thomas Cook Sport have begun the partnership by helping the Ospreys prepare their logistics and travel arrangements for their forthcoming Champions Cup fixture against one of the most famous names in French Rugby, ASM Clermont Auvergne, at the Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin, France.
As well as delivering travel solutions for professional sports clubs, Thomas Cook Sport has a long history of providing Sports Travel breaks including full tours for the recent British and Irish Lions tour in New Zealand. Closer to home, Thomas Cook Sport also work with Leicester Tigers, Edinburgh Rugby, Sale Sharks, Scarlets and Saracens.
Andrew Boyle, Business Development Manager at Thomas Cook Sport, said:
“The Ospreys have constantly proved themselves as one of the leading teams in European rugby. We’re delighted to add them to our growing Rugby Union & Team Travel portfolio as we kick off our three-and-a-half-year deal with the club.
“We are looking forward to contributing as much as we can to the team’s continued success in 2018 by delivering our best in class Team Travel service for the Ospreys squad and offering excellent travel options for their passionate supporters later in the season.”
Huw Warren, Head of Commercial, Ospreys Rugby, said:
“We are thrilled to welcome Thomas Cook Sport to the Ospreys family as Official Team Travel Partner. A leading operator in their field that understands sports travel better than anyone else, Thomas Cook Sport sees real value in a relationship with our business.
“Competing in cross border competitions, with all the logistical issues associated, can provide a real operational challenge. We look forward to being able to use Thomas Cook Sport’s expertise for logistical support that will assist with on-field performance when the team are on the road, starting with the game against Clermont Auvergne in January.”
About Thomas Cook Sport
Thomas Cook Sport is a trading division of Thomas Cook Group, one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £7.8 billion. Thomas Cook is supported by 22,000 employees and operates from 16 source markets, serving over 19 million customers annually.
Thomas Cook Sport is one of the UK’s leading sports tour operators offering official supporter tickets, hotels and travel for football, rugby, motorsport, cricket, tennis, golf, boxing, darts and horse racing.
As the Official Travel Partner to Chelsea, Leicester City, Liverpool FC, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United, Thomas Cook Sport offers Breaks that include Official match tickets to Premier League games and an overnight stay in top hotels.
To book your next sporting adventure and Be There, call 01733 224 573 and speak to Thomas Cook Sports’ expert sports travel staff or visit www.ThomasCookSport.com