Short’s Travel Management (Short’s), a renowned leader in full-service travel solutions, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with California Baptist University (CBU). This collaboration marks a significant milestone as CBU transitions to Short’s for a streamlined and enhanced travel experience for the university athletic department.
As the exclusive travel management partner for CBU Athletics, Short’s is set to deliver a comprehensive suite of services covering air travel, ground transportation, and hotel accommodations. This collaboration underscores CBU's commitment to providing optimal support and convenience for its teams, coaches and athletic staff in all their travel endeavors.
"We are excited to embark on this journey with CBU, an esteemed institution with a dedication to excellence," expresses David LeCompte, CEO/Short’s. "Our tailored solutions and commitment to service excellence align seamlessly with CBU’s vision for enhancing the travel experience for its community."
Short’s brings a wealth of expertise to the partnership, offering not only commercial air travel solutions but also charter options, ground transportation services, and carefully curated accommodations for group hotels or individual travelers. This holistic approach ensures that every aspect of CBU's travel logistics is handled with precision and care.
With a proven track record in the travel management industry, Short’s is poised to elevate CBU’s travel experience to new heights. This collaboration reflects CBU’s forward-thinking approach to providing its athletic community with a seamless and efficient journey, from planning to execution.
“We successfully transitioned to Short’s Travel as our full-service travel management partner for the athletic department recently. This strategic shift has streamlined processes for our teams and coaches, delivering efficiency and convenience in every aspect of our athletic travel logistics,” stated Joseph Logan, Deputy Athletic Director Athletics/CBU. “Short's Travel has proven to be an invaluable asset, delivering exceptional logistics support for our athletes and coaching staff.”
About Short's 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 California Baptist University Athletics
California Baptist University is a private Christian university in Riverside, California founded in 1950. The California Baptist Lancers participate in intercollegiate sports as a member of the Division I level of the NCAA, primarily competing in the WAC for most of its sports since the 2018–19 academic year; while the men's water polo team competes in the WCC, the women's water polo team competes in the GCC and the men's wrestling team competes in the Big 12 Conference.