LONDON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Building on its successful 3 year partnership, viagogo, Europe's largest online ticket marketplace has renewed its partnership with the French Tennis Federation to operate the Official secondary ticket market place for both Roland Garros and BNP Paribas Masters.
The renewed partnership will provide consumers with a safe and secure ticket exchange to buy and sell tickets at face value for the two world class events. With every transaction guaranteed, fans will be safe in the knowledge that they will receive their tickets in time for the event. Tennis enthusiasts will also be able to access premium hospitality tickets via the exchange for the Roland Garros tournament.
Nathalie Sergent from the French Tennis Federation said "Over the past three years, viagogo has clearly demonstrated to us why they are Europe's number one online ticket marketplace. The exchange has proved an invaluable service to our customers and we are delighted to offer this service again this year."
Alex Zivoder, European Managing Director for viagogo said; "Roland Garros and the BNP Paribas Masters are two of the biggest and most prestigious sporting events in France, so we are delighted to be working with the organisers again to enable fans to trade tickets in a safe and secure way."
Roland Garros takes place at the Stade Roland Garros, Paris between 27th May and 10th June.
viagogo is a new kind of live event ticketing company that gives music, sports and theatre fans access to the best in live entertainment through a state-of-the-art online ticketing platform. viagogo's ticket marketplace allows fans to buy and sell live event tickets in a secure environment bringing safety and transparency to the ticket resale market, which has traditionally been a murky business prone to fraud.
Through its partnerships with many of the world's leading sports and music properties, including Chelsea FC, Roland-Garros, and the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, viagogo gives fans access to hard to get tickets that are often sold-out at the box office and unavailable through other ticketing channels. viagogo is the market leader in its sector and one of the fastest growing internet companies in Europe, with local language websites in over 26 countries.