The Wimbledon Experience awarded contract at The Championships
The Wimbledon Experience awarded overseas tours and corporate hospitality contract at The Championships.
The Wimbledon Experience has been awarded a new five-year contract by The All England Club to provide overseas tours at The Championships, Wimbledon, from 2013 onwards.
Widely regarded as a highlight in the sporting and social calendar, The Championships already sees thousands from all over the globe entertained by The Wimbledon Experience, with inbound visitors to London’s All England Lawn Tennis Club representing 45 countries in 2011.
The Wimbledon Experience’s appointment continues to build on a close partnership with Wimbledon that dates back to 1982.
Teams have been placed in offices in the USA, UK and Japan to respond to cross-continental enquiries from reservations to press requests.
A range of tours offer the exclusive guarantee of official reserved seats on Centre / No.1 Court for the whole day’s play.
The Wimbledon Baseline Tour and The Wimbledon Championships Tour combine the comfort of London’s top hotels with hospitality at the All England Club, including transfers to and from Southfields, the London Underground station serving the tournament.
The Wimbledon Semi-Finals Tour, The Wimbledon Finals Tour and the Wimbledon VIP Tour all also include a 3-course meal from Michelin starred Chef Albert Roux, resident for the duration of The Championships.
Andy Vinsen, Commercial Director for The Wimbledon Experience’s parent company, Keith Prowse said, “We are truly delighted to have been awarded the contract and we are looking forward to continuing our long and successful relationship with Wimbledon. We welcome this opportunity to continue to innovate, build and deliver an experience expected by tennis fans visiting the world’s premier tournament.”
Mick Desmond, Commercial Director of the All England Club, said: “After a very competitive tender process we are delighted to award a new five-year overseas tours contract to the Wimbledon Experience as our senior partner in this field. We have worked closely with the Wimbledon Experience for 30 years, during which time they have consistently delivered top quality customer service at The Championships.”
**Press information for release 6 February 2012**