Ticketmaster Launches In South Africa

Cape Town
Cape Town Stadium in South Africa, which was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Ticketmaster will deliver its ticketing technologies, client solutions and acclaimed service to the South African market for the first time. Sporting teams, artists, promoters, festivals and venues will be able to take full advantage of Ticketmaster’s suite of products and digital ticketing tools designed to improve the fan experience.

The official announcement follows Ticketmaster’s successful on sale for Justin Bieber’s “Justice World Tour,” the first ever major international tour to sell all tickets online in South Africa, and the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 on sale which is set to deliver the country’s first ever 100% digital sporting event.

Ticketmaster president Mark Yovich commented, “As a popular stop for the world’s biggest artists and major international sporting events, South Africa is a natural choice for us. Our unparalleled technology and continued investment in innovation will enable our South African team to provide the best ticketing experience to event organisers, venues and fans across the country.”

Justin Van Wyk, MD of Ticketmaster South Africa, said: “Our local team of experts have been living and breathing live events for 20+ years and are ready to bring their industry-wide knowledge coupled with the world’s largest ticket marketplace to clients and fans here. As a country rapidly adopting digital technology, South African fans are sure to embrace Ticketmaster’s industry-leading digital ticketing innovations.”

Tickets are now available at www.ticketmaster.co.za.

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