James Madison University Athletics Partners with Anthony Travel for Consolidated Travel Management Services


Anthony Travel, a division of On Location, is the nationally recognized leader in university and sports travel.

NEW YORKAnthony Travel, an On Location company, announced an on-site travel management partnership with James Madison University Athletics. JMU Athletics travel will be managed by an on-site Anthony Travel account manager that will be responsible for individual and team travel. The account manager will be exclusively dedicated to the Dukes and work alongside JMU staff in the athletic department.

Anthony Travel’s experience managing travel for over 90 athletic departments across the country is particularly beneficial to JMU due to their upcoming move to the Sun Belt Conference. They will benefit from Anthony Travel’s preferred vendor rates, recommendations, and negotiated benefits when traveling to their new conference peer cities. Anthony Travel will streamline the booking process while helping the department leverage their spend in order to capture savings. Anthony Travel also has travel management agreements with Sun Belt peer Georgia Southern and incoming members Marshall University and Old Dominion University.

“This arrangement with Anthony Travel will be a huge lift to our department and bring efficiency to all aspects of our team and administrative travel,” said Jeff Bourne, Director of Athletics at JMU. “As we move into the Sun Belt, our travel needs have shifted both in geographic footprint to new destinations and in the nature of our travel. JMU Athletics will truly benefit from the expertise and resources afforded by Anthony Travel.”

“It’s such an exciting time for the Dukes with their move to the Sun Belt, and we are ready to help alleviate any added burden that can occur when traveling to new locations and working with new vendors,” said Jim O’Connor, Senior Vice President of Anthony Travel. “Our on-site account manager will save their staff significant time in travel planning and provide peace of mind that their needs will be met so they can continue their record of championship success.”

About Anthony Travel
Anthony Travel is the nation’s leading provider of university and sports travel management services. Anthony Travel partners with over 90 university athletic departments and 20 university campuses to provide travel management solutions. Anthony Travel also provides comprehensive travel solutions to amateur and youth sports organizations at more than 300 events annually. Additionally, they create unforgettable experiences for fans, alumni, and donors traveling around the world to marquee events. Anthony Travel is a division of On Location, a premium experiential hospitality business. For more information, visit anthonytravel.com.

About On Location
On Location is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic rights holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. On Location is a partner to over 150 rights holders including the NFL, NCAA, the PGA of America and the United States Tennis Association, and provides unrivaled official access for both corporate clients and fans looking for immersive experiences at marquee events including the Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, NFL Draft, NCAA Final Four, PGA of America events, numerous College Football Bowl Games and the Tennis Majors. On Location is proud to be the Official Hospitality Provider for the Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026, and Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Location is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company. For more information about On Location, please visit onlocationexp.com.

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