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Short's Travel Management Partners with Towson University Athletics to Provide Comprehensive Athletic Travel Management



Short's Travel Management (Short's), a prominent name in the travel management industry, is thrilled to announce its new partnership with Towson University’s athletic teams, the Towson Tigers. This alliance will provide the university's athletic teams with comprehensive travel management services, ensuring smooth and efficient travel.

 

Short's will be responsible for booking all commercial flights for the Towson Tigers, ensuring the most favorable options in terms of schedules and pricing. For travel involving chartered flights, Short's will manage all aspects, offering a seamless experience from takeoff to landing. Furthermore, Short's will coordinate ground transportation as needed, including busses, shuttles, and rental vehicles, ensuring safe and dependable transport for athletes, coaches, and staff. Completing the comprehensive service package, Short's will handle hotel reservations for all team travel, securing comfortable and conveniently located accommodations that meet The Towson Tigers' specific needs.

 

"We are excited to join forces with The Towson Tigers and support their athletic travel needs," said David LeCompte, CEO of Short's Travel Management. "Our model ensures that The Towson Tigers receive personalized service, allowing them to concentrate on their performance while we take care of the logistics."

 

Known for their competitive spirit and athletic prowess, The Towson Tigers can now look forward to a streamlined travel experience with Short's comprehensive travel management services, enabling them to focus on their goals and achievements.

 

Towson University is extremely excited to be partnering with Shorts. We are gaining a company that brings tons of experience and credibility in our industry as the official travel partner of the NCAA. We look forward to having a dedicated team to support the travel needs of our 19 programs and the bandwidth this partnership will free up for our athletics staff,” said Steve Eigenbrot, Director of Athletics at Towson University.

 

 

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 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 200 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.

 

About Towson University Athletics

Towson University, located in Towson, Maryland, boasts a vibrant athletics program known as The Towson Tigers, competing in NCAA Division I as part of the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA). The university fields teams 19 sports with notable facilities such as Johnny Unitas Stadium and TU Arena. The Tigers have achieved significant success, including a football team appearance in the FCS National Championship game in 2013, while the men’s lacrosse team has earned a trip to championship weekend three times. Towson emphasizes comprehensive support for its student-athletes, ensuring their development both academically and athletically.

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