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Short's Travel Management Renews Partnership with DePaul University Athletics as Preferred Athletic Travel Provider

Short's Travel Management (Short's), a prominent provider of travel management services, is thrilled to announce the continuation of its partnership with DePaul University as their preferred athletic travel provider. The Blue Demons first joined forces with Short’s in 2021. This renewed agreement emphasizes Short's dedication to offering exceptional travel solutions tailored specifically to the needs of DePaul University's athletic department.


Under this partnership, Short's will maintain its designated agent model to deliver comprehensive travel services to DePaul University’s athletic teams. These services include group and individual commercial air travel, charter plane services, group and individual hotel accommodations, group and individual/recruiting rental car arrangements, and charter bus services (fly/drives).


"Our continued partnership with DePaul University showcases our commitment to providing superior travel experiences for collegiate athletics," said David LeCompte, CEO of Short's Travel Management. "We understand the vital importance of seamless travel logistics for athletic teams, and our designated agent model ensures that The Blue Demon’s athletes, coaches, and staff receive personalized attention and support throughout their travels."


Short's specializes in simplifying the intricacies of athletic travel, allowing teams to focus on their performance both on and off the field. By offering a comprehensive range of travel solutions, including charter plane services and group hotel accommodations, Short’s enables DePaul University’s athletic department to enhance efficiency and convenience while achieving cost savings.


Short's is dedicated to empowering athletic departments across the nation with dependable, hassle-free travel solutions. Through its renewed partnership with The Blue Demons, Short’s reaffirms its status as a trusted partner in collegiate athletic travel.


About Short’s Travel Management

Short’s 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 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 DePaul Univeristy Athletics

The DePaul Blue Demons stand as the esteemed athletic representatives of DePaul University, a distinguished institution nestled in the city of Chicago, Illinois. As proud members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, the Blue Demons showcase their talent and spirit across various competitive arenas. Firmly entrenched in collegiate athletics, they are affiliated with the prestigious Big East Conference, a renowned gathering of top-tier athletic programs.

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