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Short's Travel partners with University of Central Arkansas Athletics as Preferred Full-Service Athletic Travel Provider

Short's Travel Management (Short’s), a leading provider of comprehensive travel solutions, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Athletics Department. This collaboration marks an exciting new chapter in travel management for collegiate athletics.


Under this partnership, Short's will provide full-service travel support to UCA Athletics, covering commercial reservations, air charter, group hotel accommodations, and ground transportation. Catering to the unique needs of teams, coaches, and staff, Short's Travel Management will leverage its extensive expertise and innovative solutions to enhance the travel experience for UCA Athletics and streamline logistical operations.


By joining forces, UCA Athletics and Short's are poised to achieve new levels of excellence, efficiency, and satisfaction. This partnership reflects a shared commitment to delivering top-tier services and fostering success both on and off the field.


Short's Travel Management and UCA Athletics look forward to a fruitful collaboration and are excited about the opportunities it presents for growth, innovation, and enhanced performance.


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 University of Central Arkansas Athletics

The University of Central Arkansas Athletics Department, home to the Bears for men's teams and Sugar Bears for women's teams, embodies a spirit of excellence, dedication, and sportsmanship that resonates both on and off the field. Central Arkansas participates in the NCAA at the Division I level. With 17 varsity sports and over 400 student-athletes, UCA Athletics continues to inspire and unite fans, alumni, and supporters, leaving an indelible mark on the collegiate sports landscape.

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