ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

We have managed over 100 foreign basketball tours on six continents and 30 countries – overseeing everything from flights and hotels to game scheduling and sightseeing. We take a comprehensive approach to travel management from start to finish to ensure ease of travel for you, your staff and your team.

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DARREN COHEN | DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL TOURS

darrencohen@anthonytravel.com | 574-344-2129

As the Director, International Team Tours, Darren organizes all aspects of Anthony Travel’s Foreign Tour Business. From sales to execution, Darren engages both clients and vendors with a customer first mentality. Darren’s background in team operations, logistics and event execution extends through all levels of sport including leadership roles with the University of Miami and The Hoop Group.  

Darren often weaves stories from his own experiences into client conversations to personalize a working relationship with a client wherever possible. Having lived across the country, there isn’t a hole in the wall restaurant he doesn’t try to find.

Over the last 7 years with Anthony Travel, Darren’s international travel resume includes being a part of tours & experiences in 17 countries visiting many of those on multiple occasions. Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Touring Robben Island and seeing the Sistine Chapel for the first time lead the list of favorite experiences.

KELSEY HARRIS | MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL TOURS

kelseyharris@anthonytravel.com  |  469-621-8234

Kelsey joined Anthony Travel as Manager, International Team Tours in September 2021. With a diverse background in college athletics as a former player, basketball official, and administrator, Kelsey brings varying perspectives to the Foreign Tour team. Kelsey played basketball collegiately at Elon University and upon graduation, she played two seasons professionally in Limerick, Ireland, as a part of the Sport Changes Life Victory Scholar Program from 2014-2016. On her return from Ireland, Kelsey pursued athletic administration with her first stop at the NCAA Headquarters, working specifically with the Division I Women’s Basketball Staff and the Women’s Final Four in the NCAA Postgraduate Internship Program. Most recently, Kelsey served as the Assistant Director of Women’s Basketball at the Atlantic Coast Conference since 2017, working directly to coordinate the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Kelsey recalls her own foreign tour experience as a player at Elon University and credits that trip for sparking her love of international travel. Some of her favorite international destinations include Venice (Italy), Cape Town (South Africa) and Marrakesh (Morocco).

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WHAT WE DO

OUR TEAM BECOMES AN ACTIVE EXTENSION OF YOURS

Our dedicated international sports travel team has long-term basketball connections throughout the world. Early in the planning process, we work with you to determine the expectations for your tour and the competition you will face abroad. Additionally, we actively work to ensure your gameday needs are met — from facilitating pregame meals to knowing the closest store to purchase water and Gatorade.

Create a customized program to maximize your vision. 

OUR APPROACH

  • Work with you to determine optimal outcomes
  • Develop comprehensive, long-term plan
  • Engage all appropriate university constituents
  • Provide extensive in-country knowledge

LOGISTICS

  • Charter & commercial air
  • Hotel management
  • Ground transportation
  • Equipment management
  • Facilities coordination

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Government affairs
  • Passports & visas
  • Emergency protocols
  • Insurance compliance
  • Financial terms

Round-trip or commercial airfare

Deluxe hotel accommodations

Private motor coach transportation

Comprehensive meal management

Educational tours & excursions

Full-time bilingual tour director