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Premiere Global Sports Announces Acquisition of TMP Sports

Raleigh-based Sports Travel Agency TMP Sports to become Premiere Global Sports -- Travel Management Services


Cary, NC -- Premiere Global Sports (PGS), a national leader in specialized sports travel and tours, hospitality and event tickets, is pleased to announce its acquisition of TMP Sports, a Raleigh, N.C., based full service travel agency. TMP Sports specializes in the management of day-to-day travel for individuals and groups within collegiate athletic departments. With the acquisition, PGS will expand its product and service offerings to perform as a full travel agency for its university partners.


The addition of TMP Sports will expand PGS’ travel management services offerings with special focus directed toward collegiate athletic teams, coaches and administrators, including direct charter access for teams and fans. This is in addition to the fan travel services that PGS has been the industry leader in for the past 50 years.


“We are very excited to acquire TMP Sports from its parent company, Travel Management Partners (TMP). TMP is one of the largest, most reputable, longstanding travel agencies in our industry,” said Joe Bennett, President of PGS. “Strategically, this is a great fit as this acquisition will allow us to serve our partners more effectively, on a much broader scale and save them money.”


The travel management services that Premiere Global Sports will now be able to provide will offer a variety of services to PGS’ partners including team travel to away games, individual travel for coaches on business and recruiting trips and individual travel for athletics administration members. In addition, PGS will now offer hotel reservations, motorcoach services, commercial air options and other services including quality assurance programs with customized reporting and a customized travel portal exclusive for each university.


About Premiere Global Sports


Premiere Global Sports, headquartered in Libertyville, IL with offices in Cary, NC, New York City and Champaign, IL, is an industry leading provider of sports travel, hospitality, marketing services and ticket brokerage services for consumers, corporations and universities worldwide. Consistently recognized for its delivery of first-class tour experiences, award-winning customer service, and event management expertise, Premiere has developed a strong reputation for excellence in the field of sports and entertainment travel and hospitality.


For more information about these new travel management services and the variety of travel and hospitality services that Premiere Global Sports provides, please visit www.premieresports.com.