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TUI India appointed official travel agent for ICC World Twenty20

Nivedita Ganguly Mumbai | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on July 09, 2012

TUI Travel India, a part of TUI Travel PLC, has been appointed as the official travel agent in India for ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Sri Lanka this year.

Under the association, TUI India will have the exclusive rights to sell tour packages to Indian cricket fans.

The fourth official ICC World Twenty20 2012 will start in Sri Lanka from September 18 and the action will continue till October 7.

The mega event will be played over 20 days at four venues — R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Pallekele, Hambantota and Galle, with R Premadasa Stadium hosting the finals on October 7.

“Our packages have been carefully crafted to meet the budgets and travel needs of Indian cricket fans,” said Mr Raja Natesan, Chief Operating Officer, TUI India.

Indian team will be playing its first match against Afghanistan on September 19 followed a match against England on September 23.

Super 8 rounds

The Super 8 rounds will be played between September 27 to October 2 followed by semi-finals and finals.

The Super 8 matches are double headers and would guarantee two exciting matches at the cost of one. T20 format has gained immense popularity among Indian cricket fans.

“Cricket, beaches, and partying is what all will be seen during this tournament and fans can be assured of wholesome entertainment packages. Proximity to Sri Lanka as a destination adds to the value seen by end users of packages and we expect huge turnaround from retail and corporate clients,” said Mr Arjun Sharma, Managing Director, Le Passage to India & TUI India.

Tour packages

TUI India has introduced packages starting from Rs 14,999. This include stay for two nights-three days on twin share, airport and stadium transfers and guaranteed match tickets of category two and three stands. For more information, visit or call 1800-3000-8000.

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Published on July 09, 2012

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