UEFA Euro 2020 ‘Fan First’ Ticket Strategy Sparks Interest
Following this year’s chaotic UEFA Champions League and Europa Final – which caused fans travel difficulties and the ticket process was described as “measly allocation from the UEFA” – the organization announced that Euro 2020 will proceed with a “fan first” ticket strategy. Already, over 300,000 fans submitted applications... Read more
Madonna Reportedly Faces Sluggish Ticket Sales For Madame X Tour
The iconic popstar Madonna is headed out on a tour in support of her 14th studio album, Madame X, later this year. While the tour seemed to be in high demand, a large amount of tickets for her New York City shows are still up-for-grabs. The Madame X Tour... Read more
Questions We’d Like to See Answered at the FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop
On Tuesday morning, the attention of the ticket-buying world will be fixed firmly on Washington D.C., as the Federal Trade Commission hosts its Online Ticket Sales Workshop, set to begin at 9:30 AM. The schedule and panels are posted, so we have a general idea of the topics that... Read more
FIFA Women’s World Cup Ticket Nightmares Continue
Soccer fans were fuming last month when ticket orders to the Women’s World Cup were split up, and now, the craziness has continued. When the tournament started this past weekend, more problems with FIFA’s ticketing service ensued. A day ahead of the match between France and South Korea on... Read more
StubHub Offers Up To $100 Off Concert Tickets ‘Spend and Save’ Promo
Concert junkies can save money this weekend through StubHub’s special summer promotional deal which offers customers up to $100 off their purchase on the secondary ticketing site. The “Spend and Save” promotion will allow customers to receive $25 off of a purchase of $250, $75 off of a purchase... Read more
AXS, YouTube Team Up For Ticket Integration Through Artist Channels
Now, while browsing videos on YouTube, fans will have the ability to purchase tickets for live shows through the video sharing service’s partnership with ticketing site AXS. Fans can securely purchase tickets straight from a music video from on a YouTube official artist channel. Listings in the U.S. from... Read more
Cricket World Cup Fans To Receive Refunds Following Long Queues
Cricket World Cup organizers are now offering refunds to fans who did not receive their tickets and had to wait in long queues ahead of the games this past weekend. Last week, fans took to social media to express their frustration since they had not received their tickets as... Read more
Tokyo 2020 Ticket Requests Close After 7.5M Applicants
The first phase of ticketing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics closed earlier this week after 7.5 million Japan residents applied for the lottery drawing. The application period was reportedly extended by 12 hours due to high demand. According to the Associated Press, 7.5 million “ID registrations” were recorded, which... Read more
FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop Schedule Announced
Coming less than two weeks away on June 11, the FTC Online Ticket Sales Workshop – “That’s the Ticket” – will feature three panel discussions and a keynote, according to the schedule the organization released this week detailing the day’s discussions. A who’s who of industry professionals and economic... Read more
Fans Frustrated Over Cricket World Cup Delays
Fans who purchased tickets to the Cricket World Cup were upset when they didn’t receive their tickets as early as promised, but the organizers called the delay “absolutely normal.” Ticketholders were originally told that they’d receive their tickets in six weeks, and when the tickets didn’t turn up, they... Read more