Festicket Launches ‘FlexTicket’ Option For Tickets Amid Cancellations
Festivalgoers have been feeling a sense of uncertainty as coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads globally. During this time, Festicket has launched the “FlexTicket.” Festicket, the world’s largest platform for discovering and booking festival trips, said in a press release that the new “FlexTicket” initiative protects fans “in the uncertain times we find... Read more
Event Genius To Make U.S. Debut With Back-To-Back Festivals
The music festival ticketing platform Festicket announced that its cashless RFID POS system Event Genius Pay will make its debut in the U.S. this year. The system will launch with back-to-back music festivals this month, following its success in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Fans at SXM Festival, Saint Martin... Read more
Rolling Loud To Launch In Portugal With Event Genius By Festicket
The world’s largest hip-hop festival, Rolling Loud, is heading to Portugal for an inaugural fest this summer with Event Genius by Festicket. The festival will make its debut in Europe with Festicket providing ticketing, travel, access control, and cashless services during the weekend-long event. Rolling Loud alumni Kendrick Lamar,... Read more
Festicket Signs Deal With Beach Festival Afro Nation Portugal
The festival experience platform Festicket announced a multi-year ticketing deal with the beach festival Afro Nation Portugal, adding to its European catalog. By partnering with Festicket, Afro Nation will be able to use Event Genius by Festicket product set – which Festicket acquired last year – as well as... Read more
AEG Announces Festicket As Official Partner For 2020 UK Festivals
AEG announced a deal this week naming Festicket as the official ticketing partner for festivals BST Hyde Park and All Points East. Festivalgoers will be able to purchase tickets and exclusive travel packages for All Points East, set to be headlined by Tame Impala at Victoria Park, along with... Read more
Former Eventbrite Music Account Director Joins Festicket
The music festival experience platform Festicket announced the appointment of Ed Walsh as the Strategic Commercial Director this week. Walsh, who was known as the former Music Account Director at Eventbrite for the past two years, will help provide industry insight in his new role. While at Eventbrite, Walsh... Read more
Festicket Announces New Chairman, Senior Advisor
The leading festival experience platform Festicket has appointed a new Chairman and Senior Advisor amid the company’s continued growth. Ian McCaig, the former CEO of ex-lastminute.com, is now a Chairman of the Board. Previously, he joined the founders and the board of lastminute.com when it was a public company... Read more
Festicket Launches Pay With Friends, Allowing Split Payments
When tickets go on sale, usually one person is responsible for fronting their credit card. However, now, the music festival platform Festicket is launching a new feature that allows music fans to purchase tickets as a group. The new feature, “Pay with Friends,” allows the group to reserve tickets... Read more
Festicket Acquires UK’s Event Genius, Ticket Arena
The UK-based festival booking platform Festicket has acquired UK’s ticketing and point-of-sale platform Event Genius, as well as its consumer-facing brand Ticket Arena. Event Genius, which provides event solution to event organizers with online ticket sales, POS Software, ticket scanning, seat reservations, and marketing, has powered major events like... Read more
Coachella, Festicket Team Up To Target European Fans
Festicket, the UK’s festival travel platform, has announced a partnership with Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to reach festivalgoers in Europe and the UK. Coachella, the largest music festival in the U.S. which continues to impress fans with their A-list lineup each year, is set to take place... Read more