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USA Fencing Names TravelStore as Official Travel Management Partner

09/12/2011, 2:15am CDT
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(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – USA Fencing is pleased to announce that TravelStore has been named as the organization’s official travel management partner.

Through this partnership, TravelStore will coordinate all international travel requests for USA Fencing National Teams as well as domestic transportation for staff and officials at USA Fencing national events.

All USA Fencing members can access travel discounts through the Web site at to receive reduced prices on airfare and international hotel rooms.

In addition to handling travel arrangements for USA Fencing events, TravelStore also is available to coordinate vacation and business travel for competitors, officials and their families throughout the world.

TravelStore has been consistently rated among one of the best agencies in the United States by Travel Weekly and, with more than 250 associates, the corporation is the largest independently-owned agency in California.

“TravelStore has an excellent reputation in the travel community and we are confident that they will be able to provide outstanding service to the thousands of athletes, coaches, referees and staff who will utilize this program each year,” said USA Fencing Executive Director Greg Dilworth.

 TravelStore’s Chairman and CEO, Wido Schaefer, is a former high school fencer who was awarded the Leader in Luxury Travel Award in 2005. 

“Having fenced in high school, I am excited TravelStore has been selected to offer travel services to USA Fencing,” said Schaefer. “We’re also pleased to have a fencer as the key travel contact for the account.”

About TravelStore
Established in 1975 and specializing in leisure and corporate travel services, California-based TravelStore is an employee-owned company that is ranked among the top 20 of the nation’s largest travel companies. For more information, visit

About USA Fencing
The United States Fencing Association is the recognized National Governing Body for the sport of fencing in the United States. The USFA is affiliated with the Féderation Internationale d’Escrime (FIE), the international federation for fencing. USA Fencing is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. For more information, visit, or


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