In conjunction with Sabre, despegar.com has developed a powerful multilingual travel booking engine for its Spanish and Portuguese-language websites.
offers travellers full booking capabilities and rich travel content. In addition, despegar.com has created a unique travel community among its users who can exchange travel advice, tips and suggestions with their fellow travellers.
Sabre offers a comprehensive suite of Internet-related solutions to help agencies, suppliers and Internet portals establish and grow their online presence. In addition, Sabre`s vast network of agencies throughout Latin America, Caribbean and Mexico provide excellent brick and mortar support for Internet travel operations of any size. Despegar, which means “take off” in Spanish, is the largest online travel site dedicated to Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities worldwide. Miami-based despegar.com currently operates in 9 countries throughout Latin America, Spain and the U.S., employing more than 100 professionals. Since its launch in December of 1999, despegar.com has registered more than 410,000 users with revenues of approximately US $2.4 million for the month of December. Despegar.com offers travel-related services, including access to over 500 airlines, 50 major car rental companies, 50,000 hotels and hundreds of vacation packages around the world.