Sampling the Wimbledon Experience
It will be unforgivable if one of tennis’ grand slam tournaments, played every year, will not be held in Wimbledon, England, as tennis sport will not have begun without Wimbledon, for every tennis enthusiasts know that tennis began at this historic site in 1877. Considered as the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, it is of no surprise that people from all over the world pack their bags and find time to travel to Wimbledon to have a sample a once-in-a-lifetime experience of watching the tennis grand slam events featuring world-class tennis champions, captivatingly play for the prestigious trophy and title on the original grass surface.
It comes by no surprise that Wimbledon has become one of the busiest hub of package tours during the summer grand slam period with travel agencies setting up their best foot forward promoting their hospitality package itinerary to tennis fans and enthusiasts from all over the world, such as the following: bed and breakfast at selected hotels in the area, guaranteed reserved seats in anyone of the Wimbledon courts, Center Court or Court No. 1, at a specific date during the championship rounds, lunch or dinner elbowing with past Wimbledon tennis champions, grand slam tour at the Hospitality House, a commemorative token provided to each guest traveler, and, if the guest traveler requests, an excursion to Windsor Castle and Hampton Court and so many more.
For the tennis fans, travelling to Wimbledon during the opening rounds is a lifetime opportunity as they can have the chance to see their favourite players at the All England Club courts playing for the ranks until they reach the Quarterfinal, Semi-Final and the Finals, and it is the ultimate dream for the fans to be able to witness the Wimbledon Final at the Center Court. Since opening rounds are just about as the head start excitement at Wimbledon, Quarterfinal seats are most wanting, that’s why it is advisable to tennis fans to make prior reserved seats in advance and be in touch with reputable travel agencies in Wimbledon who can provide the ticket access, as well as offering a side trip into the Wimbledon museum, an opportunity for tourists and tennis fans, to get to know more of Wimbledon’s tournament history through the support of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. As part itinerary in most package tours by Wimbledon’s travel agencies is a social activity event at the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s prominent dining clubs, the Wimbledon Experience and the Gatsby Club, where guests can sample their famous afternoon English tea with strawberries and cream or guests can have a selection of wines or champagne, a snack or have a 3-course meal, all of these can be sampled in between matches during the tournament period or, if not, dining there while watching an on-going tennis match.