The commitment of ctms to all sports, diversity and inclusion for all athletes, and to working with philanthropic groups is an important model for corporate partnerships...
Toronto Ontario (PRWEB) June 24, 2013
Corporate Travel Management Solutions (ctms) today announced that they have partnered with the You Can Play Project, an organization that works to guarantee that athletes are given a fair opportunity to compete, judged by other athletes and fans alike, only by what they contribute to the sport or their team’s success.
"It is a very exciting opportunity for ctms to work with You Can Play - a group of passionate and inspirational individuals who are really making a difference," said Tom Osovitzki, Chief Executive Officer, ctms. "We look forward to helping You Can Play streamline their travel requirements so they can focus on their mandate of ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes.
The You Can Play Project, co-founded by Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke, celebrated its one-year anniversary on March 4, 2013. From its inception, it has had tremendous support from the hockey community and beyond. Co-founder Brian Kitts is a former front office executive with the NHL Colorado Avalanche. Glenn Witman, a third co-founder, played college hockey and founded the elite gay sports league, GForce Sports. NHL players Tommy Wingels and Andy Miele, and former NHL General Manager Brian Burke all serve on You Can Play’s Advisory Board. Over 100 professional hockey players have voiced their support for gay teammates and have been joined by athletes from numerous sports representing approximately 20 NCAA organizations.
"All of us at You Can Play are proud to be working with ctms," said Brian Kitts, co-founder and managing partner of You Can Play. "The commitment of ctms to all sports, diversity and inclusion for all athletes, and to working with philanthropic groups is an important model for corporate partnerships. We're honored to partner with ctms."
About ctms Travel
Corporate Travel Management Solutions (ctms) is an award winning travel management company with a reputation for dedication and personal service. Ranked No. 120 on the 25th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-‐Growing Companies, ctms offers a comprehensive range of integrated travel management services for business travel and events providing clients with the technology and service to manage their business travel with maximum efficiency. With offices in Canada, US, UK, Russia, and Brazil, ctms has the resources to provide a wide array of travel management solutions for both small and large organizations. For more information, visit ctmstravel.com.
About You Can Play
You Can Play is dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation. You Can Play works to guarantee that athletes are given a fair opportunity to compete, judged by other athletes and fans alike, only by what they contribute to the sport or their team’s success. You Can Play seeks to challenge the culture of locker rooms and spectator areas by focusing only on an athlete’s skills, work ethic and competitive spirit. Visit youcanplayproject.org for more information.