FMWR Brings Leisure Travel Services to the Detroit Arsenal
Matthew Foote, Travel Specialist, provides Charles Todd and Jennifer Wagner with tickets for special events.

Detroit Arsenal, Mich. - Cruises. Lodging. Trips and Tours. Entertainment and Sports.

Experience the convenience of a top-notch travel agency that offers great deals on first-class, off-duty travel accommodations for government employees! The USAG-Detroit Arsenal FMWR Leisure Travel Services have opened their doors and are ready for business in Warren, MI.

Matthew Foote, Travel Specialist, explains, Aca,!A"The folks here have an opportunity that they havenAca,!a,,ct had in the past. IAca,!a,,cm so excited about being able to offer these phenomenal deals to our workforce and their families.Aca,!A?

Off-duty travel services are available at no additional charge for Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Retired Military and their Families, DoD Civilians, NAF employees and Contract employees employed at the Detroit Arsenal.

Leisure Travel Services, also known as Information, Tourism and Reservations (ITR) and Information, Tickets and Tours (ITT), present easy access to the following benefits: Armed Forces Vacation Club, Government Vacation Rewards, Amusement attractions such as Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH, Army Lodging, and the Military Ticket and Vouchers programs.

Aca,!A"The military has the buying power to compete with internet pricing,Aca,!A? explained Foote, Aca,!A"but equally important is the level of customer service we provide. We cater to the clientAca,!"itAca,!a,,cs a guided experience.Aca,!A?

Foote stated that Aca,!A"Tours offer the best price break.Aca,!A? The introductory excursion is the Aca,!A"Essential EuropeAca,!A? vacation which includes 12 days/11 nights at five-star accommodations in England, France, Switzerland, and Italy, all transportation (rail and air), admissions, transfers, guided tours, as well as all breakfasts and five dinners for the amazing price of $3,454 per person, based on a double occupancy.

Partnerships have also been established with local agencies to provide complimentary or reduced tickets and vouchers for a variety of Detroit events. The Gem Theatre, Detroit Lions, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, The Entertainment Book, Palace Sports and Entertainment (on behalf of the Detroit Pistons, WNBA Shocks, and Disney on Ice), and the Detroit Red Wings support the program. Olympia Entertainment also provided discount tickets for The Renaissance Festival, Meadow Brook Music Festival, and the DTE Energy Music Theatre.

An added advantage of having Leisure Travel Services on the installation brings the capabilities of printing event tickets. Foote explained that it will take about a month for the hardware to be installed but when complete, will make it easier for the customer to enjoy the programs.

The Leisure Travel Services Office is located in the basement of Building 229, next to Starbucks. For more information, Foote can be reached at 586-573-0973 or by email at Matthew.Foote@us.army.mil. Aca,!A"This is a viable and valuable service,Aca,!A? stated Foote. Aca,!A"A one-stop travel shop.Aca,!A? Aca,!A"We look forward to serving the guys and gals who serve our country.Aca,!A?

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