STM KNOWS SPORTS!
Nobody moves more teams than Short's Travel Management (STM). Every year our Sports Department books more than $165 million in travel on behalf of athletics travelers, providing superior service and exclusive discounts only STM can offer.
WHO WE ARE
STM has evolved into a full-service travel management company that delivers quality assurance, best in class technology, and one of a kind service to each of our unique clients. We take a customized approach to meet the specific needs of our clients.
Established in 1946
Based in Waterloo, Iowa
Agents in 96 US cities remotely
Majority Women Owned
#1 in Collegiate Athletic Travel Movement - Since Entering The Sports Market In 2003, We Are The Fastest Growing Travel Management Company To Support Collegiate Athletics Departments.
With clients such as USA Swimming, NASCAR, the NCAA and NAIA, we understand what it takes to successfully create a customized travel program to support even the most unique needs of athletic clients of varying size and scope.
STM's RETURN TO TRAVEL
Team Travel Best Practices & Safety Guide
As student athletes return-to-sport and begin traveling to compete again, STM created a one of a kind, all-encompassing Return to Travel: Guide to share Best Practices and Safety for your Team Travel.
AGGRESSIVE COST SAVINGS
We provide the highest level of service to your travelers, whether it be coaches, teams, administrators, staff or students while providing strategic support to your travel management team through our proactive account management, dedicated sports processes and real-time management reporting. This support has lead to $9.76 in savings to every $1 in fees for our sports clients in FY 2019.
We work with clients to aggressively negotiate rates with vendors, ensuring the lowest fares
are available to staff and teams all while delivering best-in-class service.
In 2019, we averaged 29% savings for our sports clients,
increasing our Year Over Year by 3% from 2018.
STM Charters provides the largest exclusively contracted fleet of aircraft in the US specifically for the collegiate athletic team travel market. STM is responsible for marketing and contracting over one billion in aviation assets every year.
STM Stay conducts searches, handles contract negotiations, and supports all hotel needs, including negotiating concessions. Last year, STM Stay achieved 25% savings among its 1,200 group hotel contracts.
We own, develop and integrate technology solutions for a best-in-class travel program, including our online travel portal and multiple dashboards within our portal. We focus on not only sustaining our technological efforts, but also improving them.
Our automated tools and processes are unparalleled within the industry, saving time and ensuring accuracy, increasing travelers and arrangers' satisfaction level with the booking process.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
STM knows no two clients are the same. We work closely with clients to build and implement travel programs that will fit hand-in-glove with their needs, allowing our clients to enjoy a truly customized travel program.
We are figuring this all out! Thanks for your attention to detail and being 1000% better than the last travel advisor we worked with!
Thank you ALL for your help and attentiveness! The support has been so great, and I appreciate it. Also, thank you for your patience as we are learning and navigating STM. The clarification makes it easier.
ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
The halls are still buzzing with excitement from the training yesterday. Big thank you to the whole team! Especially Jennifer and Sergio for coming and running great training sessions!
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National Director of Business Development
National Account Director
STM has evolved into a full-service travel management company with over 90+ employees,
led by the following members of our executive team.