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Short's Travel Management Adds 46 Collegiate Athletic Customers Since Pandemic




Short's Travel Management is proud to be the fastest growing Travel Management company in the collegiate athletic travel space. Short’s strategic pivot in 2020 from serving corporate travel, campus travel, and collegiate athletic travel to exclusively focusing on collegiate athletic travel has created significant growth for Short’s and its entities. 


In the transformative year of 2020, Short’s Travel Management made a strategic decision to redirect its resources and expertise towards the specialized field of athletic travel. This strategic shift was driven by a commitment to provide unparalleled travel solutions tailored to the unique needs of athletes, coaches, and sports teams and to focus on “Team Travel Made Easy”. 


The results have been extraordinary. Since 2020, Short’s Travel Management has welcomed 46 new university athletic clients into its already impressive athletic portfolio, a testament to its exceptional service and dedication. This remarkable growth underscores the company's position as the go-to provider for athletic travel management. 


"Transitioning our focus exclusively to athletic travel was a strategic decision that has paid off tremendously," said David LeCompte, CEO of Short's Travel Management. "Our team is passionate about sports and committed to delivering the best possible travel experiences for athletes and their support staff. We understand the unique challenges and demands of athletic travel, and we are proud to partner with so many prestigious schools and teams." 


Short's Travel Management offers a comprehensive suite of services designed specifically for athletic travel, including tailored itineraries, seamless coordination of individual and group travel logistics (commercial reservations, air charters, group hotel, ground transportation/bus charters), and internal 24/7 support. The company’s innovative solutions ensure that athletes and teams can focus on their performance while leaving the complexities of travel in expert hands – “Team Travel Made Easy”. 


With a robust network of partner suppliers and a deep understanding of the sports industry, Short's Travel Management has set new standards in the realm of athletic travel. The company’s commitment to excellence, personalized service, and operational efficiency has earned it the trust and loyalty of its clients. 


As Short’s Travel Management continues to grow and expand its reach, it remains dedicated to enhancing the travel experiences of athletes nationwide. The company's vision is to become synonymous with athletic travel, making team travel easy and ensure that every journey is as seamless and successful as possible. 


For more information about Short's Travel Management and its services, please visit www.shortstravel.com or contact: 


Kim Moore, President of STM Stay, Short's Travel Management Phone: 703-975-5066 


About Short’s Travel Management 

Short’s Travel Management is a family-owned and majority woman-owned private corporation, led by CEO David LeCompte. In 2020, Short’s strategically pivoted to exclusively serve collegiate athletics, solidifying its position as the fastest growing provider for athletic teams. 


With a client portfolio that is over 95% collegiate sports, Short’s supports over 16,000 games, meets, and tournaments annually, assisting more than 249 unique athletic departments with their regular season travel, in addition to exclusively managing championship travel for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 


The Short’s logistics team orchestrates more air charters, commercial air, ground transportation, and group hotel accommodations than any other provider in the collegiate team space. Comprised of former collegiate athletes, coaches, business operations and logistics staff, pilots, hotel leaders, gate agents, and dispatchers, Short’s understands firsthand the demands of this sector and the critical importance of teams arriving on time. 

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