Premier Lacrosse League Partners with KAYAK, First Professional Sports League to Leverage KAYAK for Business

By PLL | May 15, 2024

LOS ANGELES – May 15, 2024 – The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster, today announced it has partnered with KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine, as the Official Travel Partner of the PLL. The league will be the first professional sports organization to book their league and corporate travel through KAYAK for Business – KAYAK’s platform for simplified corporate travel.

“We pride ourselves on bringing the worlds’ best lacrosse players and experience to lacrosse fans around the country. From our very first season, our touring model has fueled the growth of our league, and the continued growth of our sport,” said Andrew Sinnenberg, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of the PLL. “An innovative and user-friendly booking platform like KAYAK for Business is critical to our leagues’ season operations as we deliver on our mission to trailblaze the future of professional sports.”

As the Official Travel Partner of the PLL, KAYAK will have on-field signage at PLL games, advertise across PLL broadcasts, and partner on a content series highlighting what makes each new PLL teams’ home market unique, in addition to facilitating all PLL staff and player travel bookings through the KAYAK for Business platform. 

KAYAK for Business was launched in 2020 as a corporate travel solution to make booking business travel as simple as booking a vacation. The platform offers comprehensive booking options from thousands of airlines, hotels and car rentals and a mobile-first design, discounted rates, expense integration and more.

“KAYAK for Business will ensure the team can focus more on performance and less on travel logistics,” said Matt Clarke, KAYAK’s VP of North American Marketing. “As two rapidly growing brands, we are excited to partner with and support the PLL for their upcoming season, reflecting our commitment to simplifying travel for both leisure and corporate travel.”

The PLL’s 2024 season will be the league’s first with teams tied to home markets, marking its biggest investment since its inception in 2018. The league will play in 12 cities nationwide through its 14-week, tour-based season. Eight of the league’s 10 regular season game weekends will be held in teams’ home markets, with Minneapolis and Fairfield, Conn. selected to host all eight PLL teams. The PLL’s All-Star Weekend will return to Louisville for the second straight season.

To view the full PLL schedule and purchase tickets, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com/schedule. For more information on KAYAK for Business, visit https://www.kayak.com/business

About the Premier Lacrosse League
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of eight teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the PLL is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, The Chernin Group, Arctos Sports Partners, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), The Kraft Group, Bolt Capital and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was named 2020 Sports Breakthrough by the Sports Business Journal, and recognized as a 2021 Best Employer in Sports by  Front Office Sports. For more on the league, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world's leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car and vacation packages. We also support business travelers with KAYAK for Business, our free corporate travel solution, and are transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new hotel and accommodation software. For more information, visit www.KAYAK.com.