The Most International Events

Discover how sports and music fans visit other countries to attend their favorite events, and see which events have generated the most international pull.

Witness the evolution of cross-border ticket sales across a span of 36 months from January 2012 to December 2014.

LOADING
SKIP INTRO
Fans on the Move
This visualization is optimized for viewing on either a tablet or computer.

Discover how sports and music fans visit other countries to attend their favorite events, and see which events have generated the most international pull.

Witness the evolution of cross-border ticket sales across a span of 36 months from January 2012 to December 2014.

About
Sports
Football
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Racing
Hockey
Boxing
Rugby
Multi-Sport
Music
Concerts
Festivals
Theater
Theater
Click a category to filter
Filter i
Sports
Football
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Racing
Hockey
Boxing
Rugby
Multi-Sport
Music
Concerts
Festivals
Theater
Theater
Total fans on the move: 0
Fans on the move
0
TOP EVENT
Top Destinations (by country)
Top Countries of Origin
Share
Título del evento
Subtítulo del evento

Donde

Recinto

Capacidad Recinto

Otros datos

Loren ipsum
Rhoncus cursus montes tincidunt, mauris dis augue sit adipiscing et lorem? Dapibus, tristique aliquam. Vut diam nisi amet sed montes, elementum sit turpis magna. Lacus scelerisque! Ut. Rhoncus.
CONTINUE VISUALIZATION
Michael Bublé
Buenos Aires, Argentina
John Mayer
Argentina
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
2012
2013
2014
Back to Visualization
About ‘Fans on the Move’

Thousands of people from across the planet travel each month to attend the world’s biggest events. This interactive vizualization/infographic emcompasses the most internationally popular events which took place in last three years depicting the flow of visitors from their countries of origin to their destinations to attend events across several different categories. The top international events throughout those 36 months are highlighted.

Understanding the visualization
FAN TRAJECTORIES

The curved lines show the paths that fans take from their home countries to attend events in other countries. An event can be under one of the three broad categories of: sport, music, and theater. Within the broader categories there are ten sports categories, two music categories, and one theater category, each differentiated by color.

POPULARITY OF DESTINATION

The quantity of international fans arriving to a country to attend events is represented via the radius of the circle which can be seen inside each country. The larger the circle, the higher the quantity of fans arriving from abroad.

TOP MONTHLY EVENTS (30)

Each month, the event with the highest foreign attendees is indicated with a small pop-up label which appears above the corresponding country.

TOP YEARLY EVENTS (6)

Two top events each year will be displayed via a full-screen pop-up throughout the visualization. These are highlighted for being the most international events which took place within the last three years.

Top statistics summary
TOP DESTINATIONS:
Top events that fans have traveled to see in the respective country of destination:
United States
2014 Super Bowl
2014 NBA Finals
Lion King Broadway
Brazil
World Cup 2014
Argentina
2014 Romeo Santos Buenos Aires
2012 Roger Waters Buenos Aires
2014 Michael Bublé Buenos Aires
Copa América Finals 2011
United Kingdom
2012 Olympic Games London
2014 Premier League (Arsenal and Chelsea)
2012 - 2013 Rolling Stones
2011 Champions League Finals
Spain
Real Madrid - Liverpool (Champions 2014)
Real Madrid - Barcelona (Liga 2014)
Barcelona - Manchester City (Champions 2014)
Portugal
Final Champions League
Rock in Rio Lisboa 2014
France
Davis Cup Finals (France - Switzerland)
Roland Garros 2014
Italy
Milan A.C. - Inter Milan (Liga 2014)
Rolling Stones - Rome 2014
Japan
J-pop
Club World Cup 2012 - Japan
Taylor Swift - Tokyo
South Korea
2014 Asian Games
K-pop (EXO, SM Town, WAPOP)
TOP COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN:
The countries with the most fans traveling abroad and those events that they most attended:
United States
Premier League
United Kingdom
World Cup 2014
Brazil
Liga BBVA
Spain
Brazil
Violetta 2013 and Michael Bublé
Argentina
Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Spain
Argentina
Copa América 2015
Chile
World Cup 2014
Brazil
Liga BBVA
Spain
United Kingdom
Bundesliga - Bayern Munich matches
Germany
Andrea Bocelli - Pisa
Italy
Champions League
Spain
Spain
Rock in Rio - Lisboa
Portugal
Europa League Final 2014
Italy
Champions League Final 2014
Portugal
Portugal
Europa League Final 2014 - Sevilla vs. Benfica
Italy
France
U2 and AC/DC concerts - Barcelona
Spain
Arsenal matches
United Kingdom
Italy
Rihanna - Madrid
Spain
Champions League 2013 - English vs. Italian teams
United Kingdom
Japan
Chelsea matches
United Kingdom
Serie A - AC Milan vs. Inter Milan
Italy
South Korea
Chelsea matches
United Kingdom
Real Madrid matches
Spain
Sources

Ticketbis and Elkano Data have gathered attendance and ticket sales figures from all sports and music events in the last 3 years by using Ticketbis’ internal data along with data from partners within the ticketing sector.

About Ticketbis

Ticketbis is an online platform for buying and selling tickets to sport, music, and theater events worldwide. Founded in 2009 and operating in more than 30 countries spread out throughout five continents, the company aims to provide users with a safe and reliable marketplace to buy and/or sell tickets to events anywhere in the world.

About Elkanodata

ElkanoData is a Barcelona-based creative information design agency specializing in infographics, motion graphics and data visualization. Founded in 2012 and winner of The Economist's infographic contest the same year, ElkanoData works for clients worldwide that want to turn their data into amazing user experiences.