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Tyrese's Online Travel Service Partners With TMCF To Provide Thousands Of Students With Scholarships

When you think about the most recent travel advertisement you saw, do you recall seeing any Black people? After realizing there were not many Black people represented in travel company commercials, entertainer Tyrese Gibson knew that something had to be changed. From this thought, he created Voltron Travel, an online travel platform that was launched in 2013. It’s a Black-owned travel service that is dedicated to making the booking experience nothing short of ordinary for people who look like us. Now, the actor has relaunched his platform powered by Priceline® Partner Network. Recently, the travel company announced that it will partner with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to provide scholarships and other educational opportunities for thousands of students each school year. “We applaud Tyrese Gibson and Voltron Travel for their commitment to the Black College Community,” said TMCF Vice President of Development Betsy Burton-Strunk in an official statement. “Finding partners...

Sep 3, 2021