University of Pittsburgh Selects Anthony Travel for Athletic Travel Services
Anthony Travel, the nationally recognized and award-winning leader in collegiate sports travel management, announced a new multi-year partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Athletics Department as its preferred travel partner. Anthony Travel will provide comprehensive travel services for the Pitt Athletics Department.
“We are thrilled to begin working with Anthony Travel as our new travel partner,” said Scott Barnes, Director of Athletics at the University of Pittsburgh. “Anthony Travel’s industry expertise and extensive scope of service offerings will be of great benefit to all of our student-athletes, coaches and staff, particularly as we continue to move forward with our institutional and departmental strategic planning processes.”
As part of the partnership, Pitt Athletics will benefit from two Anthony Travel account managers dedicated exclusively to Pitt Athletics travel management needs, including commercial and charter air, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, international team tours and other travel related services as requested. Both Anthony Travel account managers will be based on site in the Pitt Athletics Department.
“We are excited and honored to be chosen as Pitts’ travel partner,” said John Anthony, President and CEO of Anthony Travel. “We look forward to serving them and are confident that their coaches, student-athletes and staff will greatly benefit from our volume, best practices and consolidated services, particularly in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Pitt Athletics is no stranger to success with multiple national championships and conference titles, accompanied by a plethora of professional and Olympic athletes. We look forward to streamlining their travel management and playing our part in their continued success.”
In addition to University of Pittsburgh Athletics, Anthony Travel serves as the official travel partner for seven other university athletic departments in the Atlantic Coast Conference: Duke University, University of Louisville, University of Miami, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia and Wake Forest University.
ABOUT ANTHONY TRAVEL
Anthony Travel is the nation’s largest provider of sports travel management services. With 40 offices nationwide, Anthony Travel partners with nearly 70 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 owned by RedBird Capital Partners, Bruin Sports Capital, 32 Equity (the entity that oversees the NFL’s venture capital initiatives) and Jon Bon Jovi. The integration with On Location Experiences forms an unmatched vertical offering of hospitality, experiential and travel management services. For more information, visit AnthonyTravel.com.