LONDON— STR Global is delighted to announce an agreement to become an official supplier to England’s bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
STR Global, the leading provider of hotel performance and supply data to the world’s hotel industry, is supporting the bid with their expertise on the accommodation sector. STR Global works together with all major hotel chains in England, providing benchmarking services to enable hotels to perform to their best.
‘We are proudly supporting England’s 2018 World Cup bid and are delighted to assist in the efforts to bring this world class event back to these shores,’ said Elizabeth Randall, Managing Director of STR Global. ‘The hosting of the FIFA World Cup would be a great achievement and opportunity for England and its hoteliers.’
England 2018 Chief Executive, Andy Anson said: ‘we are delighted that STR Global is an official supplier to the bid. They bring their extensive knowledge of the accommodation sector across England which will help demonstrate to FIFA that England has the capacity and diversity of offering to be able deliver a successful World Cup in 2018.’
England’s bid is supported by 12 Candidate Host Cities from across the country and will be submitted to FIFA in May. The final decision on who will host the 2018 and 2022 tournaments will be made in December. England is one of 7 bidders hoping to stage the tournament in 2018 and a total of 10 bidders are competing for the 2022 event.
For more information on STR Global, please contact:
Thomas Emanuel, Director of Sales
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For more information on England 2018 and its activities, please contact:
Phil Mepham/Dan Connolly/Stephanie Toman
+44 208 733 2890.
Note To Editors:
• The 12 Candidate Host Cities included in England’s Bid are: Birmingham; Bristol; Leeds; Liverpool; London; Manchester; Milton Keynes; NewcastleGateshead; Nottingham; Plymouth; Sheffield and Sunderland.
• The Bidders competing to host the FIFA World CupTM in either 2018 or 2022 are: Australia; England; Japan; Netherlands/Belgium; (Joint bid) Russia; Spain/Portugal (Joint bid) and USA.
• Korea Republic; Indonesia and Qatar have registered their interest to host the 2022 FIFA World CupTM only.
About STR Global:
STR Global provides clients—including hotel operators, developers, financiers, analysts and suppliers to the hotel industry—access to hotel research with regular and custom reports covering Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and South America. STR Global provides a single source of global hotel data covering daily and monthly performance data, forecasts, annual profitability, pipeline and census information. STR Global is part of the STR family of companies and is proudly associated with STR, STR Analytics, RRC and HotelNewsNow.com. For more information, please visit www.strglobal.com.
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