News: Ticketing

Alibaba secures Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics ticketing contract

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the local organising committee of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have appointed Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba as the Games’…

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Jul 19, 2019 Events / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


UK MPs call for Viagogo boycott and changes to ticket scalping laws

A UK Parliamentary committee has taken the highly unusual step of urging consumers to boycott the ticket resale firm Viagogo, criticising Google for promoting the website and calling for a…

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Mar 20, 2019 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Japan bans ticket scalping at major sporting events

As the country prepares for two years of major sporting events, the Japanese Parliament has voted to adopt legislation that will ban ticket scalping. Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and…

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Dec 11, 2018 Events / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


Japanese Rusutsu resort joins Epic Australia Pass for the 2019/20 Winter season

Vail Resorts have announced a long-term alliance with Rusutsu Resort, located in Hokkaido, Japan. Beginning with the 2019-20 season, the Epic Australia Pass, Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass…

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Dec 6, 2018 Sport / Ticketing / Tourism /


Parques Reunidos completes Wet’n'Wild Sydney acquisition

The sale of the Wet'n'Wild Sydney waterpark to Spanish attractions operator Parques Reunidos has been completed. Village Roadshow Limited (VRL) has announced that the sale of the…

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Oct 11, 2018 Aquatics / Attractions / Technology / Ticketing / Waterparks /


India’s top amusement park goes cashless with Intercard technology

Intercard has announced a significant milestone as part of its expansion in the Indian market with the completion of a major installation at Esselworld Amusement Park in Mumbai. The 4.2…

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Jul 31, 2018 Attractions / Retail / Technology / Ticketing /


SKIDATA provides access technology at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Technology from Austria is providing up to 800,000 football fans from around the world with quick and safe access to 12 FIFA World Cup matches at stadiums in the Russian capital of Moscow…

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Jun 15, 2018 Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


Live Nation launches ‘Women Nation’ fund to invest in female-founded live music ventures

Live Nation Entertainment has announced the creation of the Women Nation Fund, an early-stage investment fund focused on female-led live music businesses. Live Nation is setting up the…

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May 16, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Ticketing / Venues /



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