Carson, CA (PRWEB) December 1, 2008
The U.S. Soccer Federation has named Anthony Travel, Inc. as their Official Travel Management Services Provider. Through the agreement, Anthony Travel will assist in arranging and coordinating the travel needs for U.S. Soccer and its National Teams.
As the national governing body for soccer in all its forms in the United States, U.S. Soccer operates the Men's and Women's National Teams, 12 Youth National Teams, the U.S. Soccer Development Academy, National Coaching Schools and the National Referee Program which features over 150,000 referees from across the country.
"Our needs for travel services have increased dramatically as our business grows, especially our efforts with our National Teams and in player development," said U.S. Soccer spokesperson Neil Buethe. "With our teams participating in competitions around the world, maximizing service and minimizing expense is critical for our organization especially in times like these."
"The soccer industry is very important to us at Anthony Travel," said John Anthony, President and CEO. "Serving U.S. Soccer is a huge honor and responsibility. We are confident that our experience working with soccer teams and events will effectively meet the unique travel needs of U.S. Soccer."
Anthony Travel has extensive experience working with sports teams and Universities, and will partner with U.S. Soccer to provide complete travel services across the organization.
About U.S. Soccer Federation:
Founded in 1913, U.S. Soccer has helped chart the course for soccer in the USA for more than 90 years as the governing body of the sport. In this time, the Federation's mission statement has been simple and clear: to make soccer, in all its forms, a preeminent sport in the United States and to continue the development of soccer at all recreational and competitive levels. To that end, the sports growth in the past two decades has been nothing short of remarkable as U.S. Soccer's National Teams have continually succeeded on the world stage while also growing the game here in the United States with the support of its members.
About Anthony Travel:
Since 1989, Anthony Travel has specialized in providing extraordinary service, excellent prices and creative travel solutions for the unique needs of university officials, collegiate athletic programs, youth sports programs, event organizers and U.S. national teams. Anthony Travel offers comprehensive travel solutions that save clients time and money, while providing unforgettable travel experiences. Its partners include U.S. Soccer Club, U.S. Youth Soccer, Sereno Soccer Club, the Players Development Academy and Disney's Wide World of Sports, in addition to serving collegiate clients such as Notre Dame, North Carolina, Stanford and UCLA.