Articles tagged “football”

The NFL Is a Tourism Draw, Even in the Off Season

The NFL Is a Tourism Draw, Even in the Off Season

Anthony Schoettle, Associated Press

It's great to see potential interest from other cities in the NFL Combine event but the NFL is probably less concerned about its tourism impact in cities and more concerned about getting fans through the gate.

2 years ago

Costly Airfares Keeping Fans Away From College Football Championship

Costly Airfares Keeping Fans Away From College Football Championship

John Marshall, Associated Press

Most college football tourism is done by car. May not have been a bad idea here either.

3 years ago

Qatar Airways Enlists FC Barcelona for Its New In-Flight Safety Video

Qatar Airways Enlists FC Barcelona for Its New In-Flight Safety Video

Jason Clampet, Skift

Have we reached peak safety video?

3 years ago

Visit Florida Kicks Off Its First Soccer Sponsorship With London’s Oldest Team

Visit Florida Kicks Off Its First Soccer Sponsorship With London’s Oldest Team

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Visit Florida's sponsorships are trying a new platform, a London soccer club, and that's a testament to the importance of British tourism to the Sunshine State.

4 years ago

Etihad Airways Will Sponsor New York City’s New MLS Football Team

Etihad Airways Will Sponsor New York City’s New MLS Football Team

Eben Novy-Williams, Bloomberg

It's the rare headline that's both a hit with football fans and aviation geeks.

4 years ago

Real-Time Marketing Tips for Travel Brands During Brazil’s World Cup

Real-Time Marketing Tips for Travel Brands During Brazil’s World Cup

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Although the World Cup's partners and sponsors have larger audiences than travel brands, there is still a huge opportunity to take advantage of, during this major second screen event. Much of the success will be about being in the right moment.

5 years ago

World Cup in Qatar a ‘Mistake’ Says FIFA President

World Cup in Qatar a ‘Mistake’ Says FIFA President

Alan Baldwin, Reuters

He won't say it was bought because it goes without saying that it was bought, just like the 2018 tournament in Russia.

5 years ago

Winter Weather Helps Brand 2014 Super Bowl as One of a Kind

Winter Weather Helps Brand 2014 Super Bowl as One of a Kind

Meghan Barr, Associated Press

The marketing push speaks to both fans hesitant to attend due to snow and attracts a new base of fans attracted by the allure of a first-of-its-kind event.

5 years ago

Southwest Airlines Reminds Football Fans Why In-Flight Live TV Is So Good

Southwest Airlines Reminds Football Fans Why In-Flight Live TV Is So Good

Jason Clampet, Skift

Nothing soothes the stress of a Sunday afternoon or evening flight like being able to watch your favorite team take to the field. It's almost enough to make you forget you're in coach.

5 years ago

The world’s greatest sporting event highlights Brazil’s development divide

The world’s greatest sporting event highlights Brazil’s development divide

Dan Hodges, The Daily Telegraph

The cost of making residents comfortable with moves is so minimal compared to what's being spent on the stadiums and being pocketed by construction conglomerates. In the end their greed may end up costing them more, and damaging Brazil's reputation as a desirable destination.

6 years ago