Destination Sport Group

Christoph Speich Joins Destination Sport

Destination Sport Group is pleased to announce the hire of Christoph Speich as part of a strategy to increase its major sport event accommodation management capabilities.

Having most recently worked as Head of Accommodation at FIFA, Christoph will be responsible for enhancing Destination Sport’s expertise in major accommodation projects, plus generating new business opportunities from global sporting events.

Christoph brings 30+ years of travel experience, the majority of which has been spent working on global sporting events including FIFA World Cups and UEFA EUROs. This includes the creation of an accommodation department within FIFA to handle all tournaments and events, as project lead for the Accommodation Agencies for UEFA EURO 2008 and 2016, as well as destination management across Europe for Kuoni and the travel management for the Swiss Football Association and Swiss Ice Hockey Federation.

Destination Sport is a market-leader in sports travel and accommodation management, working on behalf of 75+ organisations including teams, governing bodies and federations, including several existing major event projects globally.

Destination Sport Group Managing Director, Paul Hemingway, commented,

“We are pleased to welcome Christoph to Destination Sport in what represents an exciting period as we seek to enhance our major event accommodation management experience globally.

“With experience working on the biggest global sporting events, Christoph is uniquely placed to further develop our existing capabilities, and work on bringing new opportunities into the business.”

Christoph Speich added,

“I am excited to join such a comprehensive yet agile sports travel organisation and share my experience to help Destination Sport develop further as per its strategy.

“In addition, it is wonderful to work again with some of my former colleagues and together I am confident we can achieve great things.”

Destination Sport Group is a specialist business working across multiple verticals of sports travel globally including travel and accommodation management for elite sports organisations, supporter travel experiences, mass-participation event travel, youth development tours plus VIP travel and hospitality programmes. To find out more click HERE.

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