Oklahoma State University Selects Anthony Travel for Travel Management Services
Anthony Travel, a division of On Location Experiences, Offers Unmatched Travel Management Services for its Collegiate Partners
NEW YORK – July 25, 2019 – Anthony Travel, the nationally recognized and award-winning leader in collegiate travel management, announced a new multi-year partnership with Oklahoma State University. In this partnership, Anthony Travel will work directly with OSU to provide comprehensive travel services for campus business travel and athletic department travel. Anthony Travel is a division of On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business.
Through this partnership, Anthony Travel will provide OSU with two on-site account managers. One account manager will be dedicated exclusively to the travel management needs of OSU campus travel and one dedicated to OSU Athletics travel. Their responsibilities will include commercial air, charter air, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, international team tours and other services as requested.
“Anthony Travel is a national leader in university and athletic travel management. They currently serve over 80 institutions of higher education, including many of our peers,” said Joseph Weaver, SVP for Administration and Finance of Oklahoma State University. “We chose them for a variety of reasons, including their comprehensive travel management services, reduced agency ticketing fees, integration with our online booking system and personalized service. Their knowledge, guidance, and buying power will assist us greatly in maximizing our vendor partnerships and savings.”
“The world of college athletics is fast-paced and demanding, so partnering with people we can trust is important. In Anthony Travel, we are joining up with a respected industry leader,” said Mike Holder, Athletic Director of Oklahoma State University Athletics.
“We look forward to beginning our university-wide partnership with Oklahoma State in managing their campus and athletics travel,” said John Anthony, Founder & CEO of Anthony Travel and Chief Operating Officer of On Location Experiences. “OSU is an innovative academic and athletic institution with passionate, high quality people, and it is a privilege to work with them.”
Anthony Travel also serves as the year-round travel partner for 84 athletic departments nationwide. In addition to Oklahoma State, Anthony Travel is the official travel partner for eight other universities in the Big 12 Conference: Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas Tech, Texas and West Virginia.
About Anthony Travel
Anthony Travel is the nation’s largest provider of sports travel management services. With 40 offices nationwide, Anthony Travel partners with over 80 of the nation’s most prestigious universities, along with leading amateur and youth sports organizations, to provide comprehensive travel solutions and unforgettable experiences to teams, alumni and fans at more than 300 domestic and international events annually. Anthony Travel is a division of On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business. For more information, visit anthonytravel.com.
About On Location Experiences
On Location Experiences 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 through CID Entertainment & Future Beat also partners with numerous artists and music festivals across genres, including Imagine Dragons, Metallica, Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa, Electric Daisy Carnival, Migos, Post Malone, Iron Maiden and J.Cole.
On Location’s operations include: Anthony Travel, CID Entertainment, Future Beat, Kreate Inc, PrimeSport and Steve Furgal’s International Tennis Tours.
On Location Experiences is a privately held company, owned by RedBird Capital Partners, Bruin Sports Capital, 32 Equity and the Carlyle Group. For more information about On Location Experiences, please visit onlocationexp.com.