FGCU and FIU Select Anthony Travel for Athletic Travel Services
FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY AND FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SELECT ANTHONY TRAVEL FOR ATHLETIC TRAVEL SERVICES
Anthony Travel, Inc., the leading collegiate sports travel management company in the country, is building on its reputation by expanding its presence in Florida with the addition of two new partners to its roster, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and Florida International University (FIU).
“FGCU Athletics recently conducted a competitive process, selecting Anthony Travel as our official travel partner,” explained William Blood, Associate Athletic Director of Internal Affairs at FGCU. “The award was based upon their demonstrated service, potential savings and overall presentation. We’re excited to begin utilizing the resources that Anthony Travel provides.”
“We’re very excited about partnering with FGCU and FIU to provide cost savings to their travel budgets, time savings for their coaches, administrators, and staff in the travel reservation process, and exceptional travel experiences for their student athletes” said John Anthony, Anthony Travel’s President and CEO. “Anthony Travel’s relationships within Florida run deep and we look forward to expanding our presence in the state’s growing collegiate athletics atmosphere.”
FGCU and FIU will each have dedicated personnel from Anthony Travel’s Collegiate Sports Travel Division providing a wide range of travel management services for individuals and teams, including air, hotel, ground transportation, international team tours, and other services as requested.
“Customer service and cost efficiencies were our top priorities when looking for a travel partner. We feel that Anthony Travel will certainly assist us in those important areas and prove to be a great asset to our coaches and staff in our travel needs,” said Bobby Staub, Senior Associate Athletic Director at FIU.
Anthony Travel is the year-round travel partner for more than 60 athletic departments nationwide. Anthony Travel is also the recent recipient of the Sabre Travel Network’s Peak of Excellence Award and was named North America’s Leading Travel Agency at the World Travel Awards three times.
ABOUT ANTHONY TRAVEL
Founded in 1989, Anthony Travel is a nationally recognized leader in athletic travel management services. With 40 offices nationwide, Anthony Travel provides travel services to many of the nation’s most prestigious universities and sports organizations. Anthony Travel also provides comprehensive travel solutions to alumni and fans, including air, hotel, ground transportation and hospitality needs for regular season competition, tournaments, bowl games and other championship events. Anthony Travel saves clients time and money, while providing unforgettable travel experiences.