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Short's Travel Management Renews Partnership with Florida State University as Preferred Travel Provider

Short's Travel Management (Short’s), a leading travel management company specializing in athletic travel solutions, is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with Florida State University (FSU) as their preferred travel provider for athletic travel.


As part of this renewed partnership, Short's will continue to manage FSU's athletic travel needs, including commercial air bookings, group hotel accommodations, charter air services, and bus charters. This comprehensive suite of services ensures streamlined and efficient travel arrangements for FSU's athletic staff, coaches, and student athletes.


"We are excited to renew our partnership with Short's Travel Management," stated Ross Cobb, Sr. Associate AD/CFO at Florida State University. "Their proficiency in handling intricate travel logistics and unwavering commitment to outstanding customer service directly supports our mission to deliver a top-tier experience for our teams."


One of the key aspects of this partnership is Short's dedicated offsite delivery model, supported by a team of service experts focused on meeting FSU's unique travel requirements. This personalized approach guarantees that FSU receives tailored solutions and exceptional service, enhancing overall travel experiences for their community.


"We are thrilled to extend our partnership with FSU and continue providing them with athletic travel management services," said David LeCompte, CEO at Short's Travel Management. "Our dedicated team is committed to delivering seamless and cost-effective travel solutions that align with FSU's objectives and support their athletic travelers' needs."


Short's Travel Management looks forward to further strengthening its collaboration with FSU, leveraging its expertise and innovative solutions to optimize travel efficiency and traveler satisfaction.

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 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 Florida State University Athletics

Florida State University features a renowned athletics program competing at the NCAA Division I level. The Seminoles' athletics department supports 18 teams, which have achieved an impressive record of 20 national championships and over 100 conference championships combined. Furthermore, FSU athletes have earned numerous individual national and conference titles, showcasing the program's exceptional talent and success.

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