News: Ticketing

Chinese entertainment and ticketing platform reports 90% fall in revenue for first six months of 2020

Chinese entertainment and ticketing platform Maoyan has reported losses of 430.7 million yuan (US$62 million) in its interim financial results for the first half of 2020, with revenue…

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Aug 18, 2020 Entertainment / Finance / Ticketing /

 
 

Super Rugby Aotearoa competition ends with Eden Park fixture cancellation

The Super Rugby Aotearoa competition ended over the weekend with the Blues v Crusaders match at Auckland’s Eden Park cancelled and the Highlanders vs Hurricanes match at…

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Aug 17, 2020 Events / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Ardent Leisure to reopen Dreamworld on 16th September

Having secured $70 million in financial assistance from the Queensland Government, Ardent Leisure has announced that it will commence a staged reopening of its Dreamworld and WhiteWater…

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Aug 14, 2020 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Safety / Ticketing / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Ticket refunds drive down Live Nation revenues

Live Nation has reported a 98% fall in its second-quarter revenue for this year, with US$86 million in ticket refunds driving down its year-on-year revenue. In comparison, the global live…

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Aug 13, 2020 Entertainment / Finance / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Skidata launches digital tool to aid return of events

Skidata has launched Safe Guest Solution, a new fully digitised tool that combines electronic ticketing with event organisers’ safety requirements and Coronavirus tests. The…

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Aug 11, 2020 Access / Events / Technology / Ticketing /

 
 

Resorts World Sentosa uses facial recognition for access at Universal Studios Singapore

Resorts World Sentosa has commenced using facial recognition scanners to allow visitors “more efficient and seamless” entry to the Universal Studios Singapore theme park. As…

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Aug 10, 2020 Access / Attractions / Hospitality / Ticketing / Tourism /

 
 

Viagogo defends New Zealand ticket resale practices

Controversial ticket reseller Viagogo has defended its online platform in the wake of inflated ticket prices for upcoming performances of the Great Moscow Circus Whangarei. Responding to…

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Aug 4, 2020 Entertainment / Legal / Marketing / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

iTICKET urges New Zealand ticket buyers to shun Viagogo

Auckland-based ticketing company iTICKET has urged ticket buyers to avoid resale platform Viagogo after reportedly experiencing a slew of complaints since live events resumed in the…

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Aug 3, 2020 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing /

 
 

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