BOCA RATON, Fla. – Jan. 18, 2013 – Travelpro, the inventor of Rollaboard® luggage and a leader in innovative, high quality luggage design, is proud to announce its partnership with Women’s Ski Jumping USA (WSJ-USA) as the team’s national luggage sponsor throughout the 2013 World Cup season and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
“We are honored to be the luggage sponsor of the U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping Team during the 2013 World Cup and the 2014 Winter Olympics,” said Scott Applebee, Vice President of Marketing for Travelpro® brand luggage. “It is an important part of our corporate social responsibility to support U.S.A. athletes during these global events.”
Travelpro provided the WSJ-USA team with (15) 30” Rolling Duffels from its Maxlite® 2 Collection. It will also provide two 2-piece luggage sets for WSJ-USA auctions and fundraisers. The Travelpro Maxlite 2 Collection offers lightweight durability, functionality and affordability for the frequent business and leisure traveler. The collection includes a wide array of innovative features that ease the hassles of travel.
Brand Sense Partners (bsp) brokered the partnership as part of its pro-bono engagement with WSJ-USA to secure premier sponsorships for the team.
Travelpro continues its history of philanthropical support to local, national and international charities and organizations with in-kind donations. Some of the charities include: Toys for Tots; Design Architecture Senior High; Airline Ambassadors International; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; American Cancer Society; Kids in Distress; American Red Cross; American Diabetes Association; Miami Children’s Hospital; Tri-County Humane Society; C.R.O.S Ministries; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital; National Breast Cancer Research Center; Women in Distress of Broward County; Self Help Africa; Brooke Jackman Foundation; Variety, the Children’s Charity though Paramount Pictures and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Recently, it also announced a unique partnership with National Geographic, one of the world’s largest scientific and educational nonprofit organizations, as its luggage and travel gear licensee for the National Geographic and National Geographic Explorer™ brands in North America. National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education programs.
For more information about Women’s Ski Jumping USA and to learn about these elite athletes, please visit www.wsjusa.com or follow them at www.facebook.com/wsjusa
For twenty five years, Travelpro International has prided itself on design innovation and durability in crafting the highest quality luggage for travelers worldwide. Since transforming the ease of modern day travel with The Original Rollaboard® wheeled luggage, Travelpro® has been the brand of choice for flight crews and frequent travelers worldwide. Travelpro is dedicated to building a lifelong relationship with its customers by consistently understanding and exceeding their needs.
The company offers a variety of innovative, high-quality luggage collections and computer briefs; each aimed at a specific user lifestyle and rigorously tested. Travelpro was the winner of the 2009 and 2010 Leading Edge Award from Executive Travel Magazine for “The Best Carry-on Case.” Travelpro is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the invention of the Rollaboard® throughout 2012.
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