Sunderland AFC (SAFC) have announced a multi-year deal with UK-based travel management solution firm Destination Sport Travel.
The deal will see the sports travel group help with the English professional football club’s travel and accommodation requirements for their men’s, women’s and academy teams.
The deal will also see Destination Sport Travel’s sister business Inspired Sport help with opportunities for schools and grassroots clubs to experience SAFC development tours.
Samuel Ash, Head of Football Operations, Sunderland AFC, commented:
“Destination Sport have a proven track record in delivering industry-leading travel solutions for elite sporting organisations and they have an outstanding portfolio of partners. We are delighted to collaborate with them as we continue to enhance the support network underpinning our men’s, women’s and academy teams – and we look forward to accompanying their efforts in engaging with schools and grassroots Clubs via inspiresport.“
Paul Hemingway, Managing Director, Destination Sport Group, added:
“We are excited to announce our partnership with Sunderland AFC. Incorporating Destination Sport Travel and inspiresport, the agreement incorporates multiple touchpoints and we’re looking forward to providing the Club’s teams with a best-in-class travel solution, whilst bringing inspiresport groups from the UK and around the world to train at the Academy of Light.“