1 February 2024
CTP and E&I Cooperative Services Announce Renewed Contract for Travel Services
Collegiate Travel Planners (CTP), a division of Corporate Travel Management (CTM), and E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) together announce a new contract to offer higher education institutions comprehensive travel solutions.
Following a competitively solicited RFP of travel providers, E&I has awarded a new contract with CTP, effective October 1, 2023 through September 2030 with an optional three-year extension.
E&I is the only member-owned, non-profit procurement cooperative focused exclusively on education. The cooperative delivers unsurpassed value to its members through a broad portfolio of competitively solicited contracts, technology-enabled procurement solutions and consultative engagements. As part of the competitively solicited contract, E&I members have access to CTP travel solutions, including user technology, agent support, and program management to ensure maximum safety, efficiency, and savings for educational travel.
CTP offers participating member universities and colleges a choice of online booking tool and agent service configuration to support travel needs, with access to comprehensive benefits including supplier buying power and negotiation, duty of care, reporting, and user technology solutions to support the end-to-end travel experience.
“We are excited to continue our longstanding partnership with Collegiate Travel Planners, offering unparalleled travel solutions to higher education institutions,” said Eric Frank, CEO and President of E&I. “Our renewed contract with CTP underscores our commitment to excellence, and we look forward to providing our members with top-notch travel management services.”
CTP is the travel provider for over 130 universities and colleges nationwide, and brings extensive higher education expertise to E&I members. CTP has become the provider of choice to more than 100 E&I member institutions and was honored with the “Best in Class Member Responsiveness” award at E&I’s 14th Annual Business Partner Awards in 2023, recognizing outstanding service to the Cooperative’s membership by its contracted suppliers.
Christine Prescott, Chief Executive Officer of CTP says, “CTP is eager to help educational institutions grow and evolve through excellence in travel management. We were founded in 1991 with a single focus on supporting travel within higher education institutions. We are honored to carry this expertise forward with E&I and are eager to continue providing exceptional travel care and services to E&I members.”
CTP’s portfolio of travel solutions is available through E&I contract EI00372~2023MA. For more information, contact the team at CTP team at +1 800 523 9036, via https://www.ctp-travel.com/contact/, or visit the E&I contract information page at https://www.eandi.org/contracts/collegiate-travel-planners/.
About E&I Cooperative Services
E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the only member-owned, non-profit procurement cooperative exclusively focused on serving education. E&I delivers unsurpassed value and an exceptional experience to its members through a broad portfolio of competitively solicited contracts with industry-leading suppliers as well as innovative sourcing solutions. The Cooperative empowers its members to make informed, analytics-driven decisions to capture more spend and optimize their education dollars. For more information, visit www.eandi.org.
About Collegiate Travel Planners
Collegiate Travel Planners (CTP) CTP is part of the CTM Group of global travel businesses. CTP provides end-to-end travel management services to 130+ universities and colleges nationwide, with a unique blend of customer service, innovative technology, and tailored program development which drives exceptional value at every step of your journey through greater savings, improved efficiencies, and maximum safety. For more information, visit https://www.ctp-travel.com/.
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