The largest accommodation provider in Australia, Accor, has been announced as the Official Accommodation Partner of Australia’s most prominent social sport, NRL Touch Football.
The two-year partnership entails Accor providing top-tier hospitality to the world’s best touch football players across various tournaments, camps and events - from grassroots to elite. Touch Football Australia’s 700,000 participants will also be granted access to exclusive offers at over 340 properties in Accor’s extensive portfolio across Australia via the company’s lifestyle loyalty and booking platform ALL - Accor Live Limitless.
Jamie O’Conner, CEO of Touch Football Australia, has revealed that they are very excited to welcome Accor to the Touch Football family.
“We’re delighted that we can provide a quality experience and accommodate our people at such a wonderful variety of well-appointed hotels, resorts and apartments.”
“Providing a welcoming, relaxed and comfortable environment is critical to achieving on-field success. With Accor, we’re spoilt for choice with their wide range of accommodation options that cater to varying budgets.”
According to Renae Trimble, Chief Commercial Officer at Accor Pacific, the partnership is highly appealing as Touch Football boasts the title of one of the most accessible and inclusive sports in the country.
“Sport plays such a crucial role in Australian culture. By tourism and sporting organisations working together, both consumers and the tourism industry will enjoy great experiences and rewards,” said Trimble.
“Sporting organisations, like Touch Football Australia, are helping to revitalise the travel industry and energise our economy by encouraging people to travel once again.”