SINGAPORE, 21 Feb – StubHub’s ticketing portals support 36 currencies and can be accessed in more than 20 languages, allowing fans in almost 50 countries to buy tickets to the HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s in their own currency and language. Purchased tickets are then sent directly to the buyers’ email inbox, making the buying experience smooth and trouble-free.
“StubHub is committed to connecting people to inspiring live experiences wherever they are, whenever they want,” said Mr Javier Corbacho, head of business development for StubHub Asia-Pacific. “Through our partnership with HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s we will enable the buying and selling of tickets in a safe and secure way that makes it possible for fans in nearly 50 countries to enjoy one of the fastest growing sports in the world.”
Mr Low Teo Ping, Chairman of Rugby Singapore said: “Rugby is the fastest growing team sport in the world, and at the Rio Olympics Rugby Sevens recently delivered 17 million new fans to the rugby family. We now need to collectively seize the golden opportunity across the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and convert these rugby rookies into fans for life”.
“Our HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s tournament isn’t just about the rugby,” added Low. “It’s an always on entertainment package that allows fans to rock, ruck and rumble for two fun-filled days. In Singapore visiting fans can try enjoy delicious cuisines, amazing shopping, vibrant nightlife and the island’s other attractions, alongside the rugby”.
StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, and our vision is to connect people around the world through inspiring live event experiences. We do this through our website, StubHub.com, and iOS and Android devices including the Apple Watch and the first-ever ticketing app for Apple TV. StubHub operates in 48 countries around the world to enable people to experience live sporting events, concerts, theatre, and the performers, artists and athletes they love whenever they want, wherever they are. The first to reinvent the ticket resale market, StubHub has set the standard for innovation by creating the first money back guarantee, launching the first mobile ticketing app, the first marketplace blending primary and secondary inventory in a single, seamless experience, and the first virtual reality seat view technology, called virtual view. We also advocate for fans and work with nearly 200 business partners around the world – including MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, Barclays Premiere League, NCAA, AEG, AXS, O2 Arena, Anthony Joshua Boxing and Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement. StubHub is an eBay company (NASDAQ: EBAY).
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