News: Ticketing

New Pollstar figures show Elton John’s Australasian dates as world’s second most successful tour

Newly released figures show that Sir Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour dates in Australia and New Zealand over the past summer was the world’s second top grossing…

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Apr 7, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Coronavirus fears delays opening of Etihad Arena

The opening of Abu Dhabi’s new 18,000 capacity Etihad Arena is to be delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Last month it was announced that the Disney On Ice presents Frozen show…

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Mar 17, 2020 Entertainment / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

VMA cancels 2020 Venue Industry Congress

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has advised that its 2020 Asia Pacific Venue Industry Congress, scheduled to commence on 17th May 2020, has been cancelled. In a communication to…

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Mar 17, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Pakistan music festival halted as fake-ticket holders storm venue

A music festival in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Saturday has been halted after hundreds of fake-ticket holders stormed the venue. Organisers of the Solis Festival reported that…

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Feb 17, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Safety / Ticketing /

 
 

Landmark UK legal case sees ticketing fraudsters convicted

In a landmark case, two men who used specialist software to buy thousands of concert tickets and then resell them at significantly marked up prices have been convicted on fraud charges by a…

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Feb 15, 2020 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Ticketmaster expands Asian operations in Taiwan and Singapore

Ticketmaster has today announced it will be expanding its Asian operations through the acquisition of Tixcraft in Taiwan and launching Ticketmaster Singapore -  increasing…

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Feb 13, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Singapore Sports Hub offers new ticketing options

The Singapore Sports Hub, the multi-purpose sports and entertainment precinct that includes the nation’s 55,000-seat National Stadium, has widened its ticketing operations by teaming…

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Jan 2, 2020 Entertainment / Fitness / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

New ticketing initiatives drive increased attendances at Shanghai Tennis Masters

A 20% rise in attendances at the 2019 Shanghai Tennis Masters have been driven by new ticketing initiatives adopted by the organisers. The 11th edition of the event held at the Qizhong…

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Oct 17, 2019 Events / Marketing / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

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