ICC announces details of official travel and tour providers

Dubai, Feb 07, 2012: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the appointment of the official travel agents for the ICC World Twenty 2012 which will be staged in Sri Lanka from 18 September to 7 October.

Gullivers Sports Travel, Sport Abroad and Thomson Sport in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland as well as Australian Sports Tours (AST) in Australia and New Zealand have been appointed with more appointments expected in the coming weeks.

In a first for an ICC cricket tournament, Emirates Live, a collaboration between the Emirates Airline group of companies and TUI Travel PLC’s Sport Division, has been appointed providing global reach and access to this exciting cricket event in beautiful Sri Lanka, Asia’s equivalent of the Caribbean.

These official travel agents have been carefully selected by ICC Travel, ICC’s official travel licensee till the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. ICC Travel will also donate US$10 from every package purchased to educational charity Room to Read who partners with the ICC to promote literacy and access to books.

ICC Travel have extensive experience of arranging tours for all budgets and requirements across a range of major sporting events but with unmatched expertise in cricket, having operated a similar function at ICC Cricket World Cups and the ICC Champions Trophy and ICC World Twenty20 tournaments.

If cricket fans would like to obtain information on official travel packages to the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Sri Lanka they should go to www.icctravel.net

Please note that the ICC will take measures, (including legal action if appropriate), to stop unofficial tour operators who trade in match tickets and travel packages or who otherwise use ICC trademarks or associate themselves with ICC events without prior authorization from the ICC.

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