As ‘World Cup fever’ reaches its zenith with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 close at hand, Emirates, an official partner of the event, is preparing to reward passengers by giving away 50 tickets to matches played in Sri Lanka.
Five pairs of tickets await Emirates passengers who book and purchase their tickets online at www.emirates.com/lk. A further 40 tickets can be won by passengers who purchase their tickets and register with Emirates.
The tickets for online booking will be for the Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan match (February 26 at Colombo), Sri Lanka vs. Zimbabwe (March 10 at Pallekele), Australia vs. Pakistan (March 19 at Colombo), the Quarter-final (March 26 at Colombo) and the Semi-final (March 29 at Colombo).
Ticketed bookings made on or after January 20, 2011 till a day prior to the draw for the respective matches will be eligible to win these tickets. The corresponding draws to choose the lucky winners of these tickets will be held on February 18, March 1, March 10 and March 18 respectively. Winners will be notified via email on the same day after the conclusion of the draw.For a chance to win one of the other 40 tickets, Emirates passengers must send details including name, Skywards number (non Skywards members can visit www.skywards.com to register), Emirates ticket number and contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The enthusiasm and passion for cricket is at its peak and many of our customers have been waiting with great anticipation for the ICC Cricket World Cup,” said Devika Ellepola, Emirates Sales Manager in Sri Lanka. “Emirates constantly looks for ways to reward customers and this is yet another example. We are happy to be able to reward them with this remarkable opportunity to enjoy a great match experience and be part of one of the most enthralling and electrifying sporting events in the world.”
Emirates is an official partner of the ICC Cricket World Cups of 2011 and 2015. The third largest and most viewed sporting event in the world, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 takes place from Saturday February 19 to Saturday April 2 in Sri Lanka, India, and Bangladesh.
Besides the ICC Cricket World Cup, Emirates also sponsors the ICC Champions Trophy, the ICC World Twenty20, the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, ICC Under-19 World Cup, ICC Intercontinental Cup and the ICC Women’s World Cup.