Hospitality packages for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, including guaranteed match tickets, will be available for purchase worldwide from 1 February 2021 and will provide customers with unique access to the world’s best football when Qatar hosts the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup™.

The tournament is scheduled to take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022, Qatar National Day.

MATCH Hospitality match schedule

A Hospitality Package is more than an admission ticket

An admission ticket is sold without any other services or benefits other than attendance at the match. An admission ticket grants access to a particular seat for the respective match. The sale of these tickets is entirely governed by FIFA, which will provide further information in due course.

The Official Hospitality Programme has become a core component of all FIFA’s major events, as well as many other significant sporting events across the world. Guests enjoy guaranteed access to the best available seats in the stadium and receive customised and exclusive hospitality in fully catered and private decorated areas within or adjacent to the stadium, culminating in a truly world-class sporting experience.

FIFA has appointed MATCH Hospitality AG as the worldwide exclusive rights holder of the FIFA Hospitality Programme including the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia/New Zealand 2023™.

MATCH Hospitality

MATCH Hospitality has successfully delivered the Official FIFA Hospitality Programme for the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa™, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011™, the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.

MATCH Hospitality is the only company worldwide that is officially authorised by FIFA to offer and guarantee exclusive ticket-inclusive hospitality packages, directly or through its global network of officially appointed Sales Agents.

Hospitality at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

Qatar promises to deliver an amazing tournament that will capitalise on its principal attributes; the close proximity of its eight venues – all located in or within short driving distance of Doha –and a fascinating region with unique attractions, spectacular state-of-the-art stadiums, and traditional Arabic hospitality.

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will be a unique opportunity for football fans to experience a new culture, a new region, and a new way to experience football matches – a FIFA World Cup™ like no other that has come before.

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The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Hospitality Programme will offer guests ticket-inclusive hospitality packages which include a wide range of services such as facilities at the stadiums (private suites and lounges, temporary structures), gourmet catering, premium beverages, preferential parking, entertainment and gifts. At a later date to be announced, MATCH Hospitality will additionally launch hospitality packages which include accommodation and international flights.

Accommodation at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

The unique ‘one-city’ format of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ allows fans to stay in one place for the duration of their visit. Hospitality customers can purchase both their Hospitality Packages and the specific hotel they wish to stay in as part of their travel package far in advance of the Final Draw.

Hospitality Products

MATCH Hospitality offers corporate clients, groups, and individuals a variety of ticket-inclusive products designed to meet their every requirement. From private hosting to exclusive lounges or a more informal and relaxed setting, the Official Hospitality Programme provides the very best in Business-to-Business platforms, as well as more affordable products for individuals wanting that special ‘once-in-lifetime’ experience.

MATCH Hospitality will be offering five distinct hospitality service levels, providing a wide product range that is competitive in content and pricing. The five levels are The Pearl Lounge, MATCH Private Suite, MATCH Business Seat, MATCH Pavilion and MATCH Club.

MATCH Hospitality Product Comparison

MATCH Hospitality has also created a select number of series which feature key matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022™ tournament. Each series will be a selection of matches bundled per Venue, Team or Stage of the Tournament and will be available in one or more Products/Service Levels. Unlike previous FIFA World Cup™ sales operations, Single Match Hospitality Packages (excluding the Final, Semi-finals and Opening Match) shall be made available from the launch of sales.

Sales Organisation

MATCH Hospitality launched a global tender process in February 2020 to appoint qualified and experienced companies to act as MATCH Hospitality’s Sales Agents in most of the key territories with anticipated high demand for the Commercial Hospitality Programme for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. MATCH Hospitality invited companies that are held in good standing among corporate entities, the Football Community (eg FIFA, the Continental Confederations, FIFA Commercial Affiliates, Member Associations, Media Rights Licensee’s and other individuals as determined by FIFA) and the general public at large in their respective countries. MATCH Hospitality received a remarkable global response to the tender process, meaning that despite the unprecedented events of recent months, there remains unwavering enthusiasm and interest in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Hospitality Programme.

MATCH Hospitality has embarked on the final process to appoint companies to act as worldwide Hospitality Sales Agents for the Official Commercial Hospitality Programme for the FIFA World CUP Qatar 2022™.

Exclusive Sales Agents have been appointed in the following countries (as at 31 January 2021):

  • Brazil: Grupo Aguia
  • USA: Premier Partnerships & Elevate Sports
  • Mexico & Central America: Zest Events
  • India (Joint-Exclusive): Cutting Edge Events
  • India (Joint-Exclusive): Fanatic Sports
  • UAE: Expat Sports
  • Colombia: Ossa y Asociados
  • Chile: MundoTour
  • South Korea: Travel Flan
  • South Africa (Joint-Exclusive): Fli Afrika
  • Peru: PDC Representaciones
  • Nigeria: Integral Marketing
  • Indonesia: Book My Show
  • Thailand: Patrick Group
  • Bangladesh: Discovery Tours
  • Nepal: Discovery Tours

Officially Appointed Non-Exclusive Sales Agents have been appointed in the following countries (as at 31 January 2021):

  • Argentina: Mundoreps
  • Argentina: Rotamund
  • Ukraine: Platinum Sports
  • Lebanon: Nakhal Limited

MATCH Hospitality will also operate an online E-Commerce Platform, available at FIFA.com

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