GENEVA, September 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
~ viagogo records over two thousand searches per minute for boyband's newly announced European tour dates ~
Following this afternoon's announcement of further countries and UK and Ireland dates being added to One Direction's Where We Are tour, viagogo, the world's largest ticket marketplace, has recorded over two thousand searches per minute as frantic fans hope to catch their pop idols in action.
The boys have announced they will visit Sweden, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal, as well as adding three extra dates in the UK and Ireland. viagogo's international websites have already registered nearly 200,000 searches from Spain to Switzerland as fans seek to snap up the sought-after tickets.
According to data from viagogo, the most dedicated Directioners in Europe are from the UK, closely followed by Spain.
The top five European countries searching for 1D tickets are:
viagogo spokesperson Steve Roest said: "Announcing the European leg of their Where We Are tour has given Directioners another opportunity to get their hands on tickets to 1D's biggest ever shows. As our data has illustrated, fans are even more determined to get tickets to see the boys this time round."
Notes to Editors:
viagogo is the world's largest ticket marketplace with local language websites in nearly 50 countries.
viagogo provides choice, convenience and consumer protection, so that people can buy and sell tickets for live events across the world with confidence:
- viagogo has tickets to thousands of sports and entertainment events, even if they are sold out at the box office
- We guarantee that buyers will get the tickets they paid for, in time for the event
- Our strict consumer controls have significantly reduced the amount of fraudulent tickets being resold
- All tickets are delivered by a secure method
- We provide a high level of customer service
viagogo works with nearly a hundred of the biggest names in sports and entertainment around the world, including more than 30 European football clubs, the Roland-Garros French Open and several European music festivals.
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