Airline Exec Calls For Less Restrictive Ticketing Options
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some airlines are calling for less-restrictive fare options, which would allow passengers to purchase tickets without fear of cancelling their flight. Earlier this month, JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes said in a Washington Post webinar that going forward, carriers will need less-restrictive fare options to... Read more
How Hard-Hit Ticketing Sites Are Coping With Virus’ Industry Impact
In an era where the live events industry has come to a standstill, ticketing sites are finding themselves in unprecedented territory. Ticketing has been one of the hardest hit industries from the coronavirus pandemic with pro sports leagues on hold indefinitely, Broadway theaters shuttered and hundreds of concerts called... Read more
Fuller: Canary In The Coal Mine? Is Coachella Our First Look At How Fans Balance Fear Against Fun?
By: Eric Fuller In the time of Coronavirus how will the Coachella music festival perform? Will it be canceled, poorly attended or thrive? This is a 3-day event for 125,000 people per day to wander back and forth across the Eldorado Polo Club’s fields between seven stages. With 125,000... Read more
CTS Eventim Announces New Partnership With US Promoter Michael Cohl
CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA are creating a new 50:50 partnership with the U.S. promoter Michael Cohl to create tours across the globe. Throughout the partnership, Cohl will add his business and comprehension network, while CTS Eventim will provide full access to the Eventim LIVE network, ticketing platform,... Read more
Opinion: New York Resale Laws Add Onerous Barriers to Small, Minority Businesses
“New York does not lower fees or taxes!” This phrase was shouted across the room by none-other than democrat New York Representative Daniel O’Donnell. This was said in the private closed-door October 2017 meeting between state legislators and representatives from the ticketing industry. The response came after comments from... Read more