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UK’s Most Popular NFL Team Set To Play At Wembley In 2012*
NFL fans can choose to don their horns or wave their stars and stripes as ticket and hotel packages are now on sale via Thomson Sport for this year’s International Series – the St Louis Rams vs. the New England Patriots.
Friday’s announcement of the 2012 teams was welcomed by the MD of Thomson Sport, the Official Travel Partner of the NFL in the UK, who described the fan experience as ‘unmissable’
The NFL also announced the exciting news that the St. Louis Rams have signed up to play a regular season home game at Wembley in each of the next three years, starting with this year’s game.
“This development means fans can get behind a team with a strong link to the UK and it will help to continue the growth of the NFL in the UK,” said Tom Forshaw, MD of Thomson Sport.
“There is such a passionate NFL fan base here and it’s important that fans are being recognised for their unfaltering support. The news can only make the sport more popular than ever in the UK and it is a great feeling for Thomson Sport to be in the middle of the action.”
Thomson Sport’s ticket and hotel packages to watch the first of the Ram’s Wembley matches on Sunday 28th October 2012 put fans in the heart of the action as all official NFL supporter hotels will be full of like-minded enthusiasts making for a real gridiron atmosphere. Prices start from £189pp for a two-night family package staying at London’s 4* Marriot Hotel and an underground travel pass.
One night hotel and ticket packages start from £199pp including a guaranteed lower end zone ticket, one night B&B accommodation at the 3* St Giles Hotel, in Bloomsbury, and an underground travel pass.
** Early booking offer: Book before 27 January to be entered into a prize draw to win one of five pairs of tickets to the exclusive Super Bash 2012 on February 5 at the 02 Arena ***
For more information call Thomson Sport on 0845 805 1721 or visit www.thomsonsport.com/
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24 January 2012
Note to Editors:
* The Patriots currently rank as the most popular team among NFL fans in the UK.
TUI Travel’s Sport Division is part of the Specialist & Activity Sector of TUI Travel PLC. The Sport Division, which includes Thomson Sport, is a unique collection of some of the most established sports travel & event brands in the world. The division specialises in delivering exceptional services and logistics to major worldwide sporting events for fans, teams, clubs and sponsors. Appointments include official Travel Agent for Rugby World Cup 2011, British & Irish Lions Tours, Ashes Series, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC World Twenty20, ICC Official Tour Provider, Rugby World Cup Sevens, Hong Kong Sevens, Licensed Tour Operator for UEFA EURO 2012™, Participating Tour Operator for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Official Overseas Travel Provider for englandfans, The FA’s official supporters club and Travel Provider for UEFA Under 21 Championships 2009, Wimbledon Championship and The British Grand Prix. Companies in the portfolio include www.gulliverstravel.co.uk, www.thomsonsport.com, www.sportsworld.co.uk, www.eventsinternational.co.uk, www.sportabroad.co.uk, www.thefanatics.com, www.williment.co.nz and www.astsports.com.au.
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