Queens Park Rangers (QPR) will be making their
way to the Asia Pacific region with their official Pre-Season Asia
During the tour, the team will be in three cities – Kota Kinabalu, Sabah; Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Surabaya, Indonesia.
The Barclay’s Premier League (BPL) team will face the Sabah Allstars team in Kota Kinabalu on 17 July followed by a match
against the Kelantan team in Kuala Lumpur on 20 July. In Surabaya,
the match will see The Hoops go against Persebaya Surabaya team on
23 July 2012.
AirAsia Group Commercial Head, Kathleen Tan, said,
“We have fostered a fantastic partnership with QPR and is proud to renew our sponsorship as QPR official shirt sponsor. We are
excited and thrilled to have QPR tour our major hub cities in Malaysia and Indonesia. AirAsia has been actively involved in
sports sponsorship & sports marketing, however our keen interest
in sports is not just about the value and branding opportunities
that it gives us, but also our belief that we need to invest in
the region’s youth to develop their interest and skills in
QPR chief executive officer
Philip Beard added, “It is an honour for Queens Park Rangers to
come and play in Malaysia and Indonesia next month. Everyone at the
club is extremely excited by the tour, and we hope it allows as
many of our fans as possible in Asia to watch the team in action.”
To see QPR in action, fans in
Malaysia can get their tickets from AirAsia RedTix. Tickets are
priced between RM30 to RM200 for the matches in Malaysia. Details on the tickets for the Surabaya
match has not been announced at press time.
conjunction with the QPR Asia Tour, AirAsia will be having a
special promotion. Travellers can look forward to flying from Kuala
Lumpur with all in fares from as low as RM29 one-way to
destinations including Kuala Terengganu, Penang and Johor Bahru,
RM59 to Langkawi, Palembang and Medan. Booking period for the
promotion is from 26 June to 8 July 2012 for travel between 18 September
and 30 November 2012. Terms and conditions apply.
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