BlackBerry Wireless Handheld Users Can Now Access Sabre Virtually There Travel Web Site

Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE: TSG), the
leading provider of technology, distribution and marketing services for the
travel industry, today announced that Sabre Virtually There(TM), the
personalized travel Web site, is now available on Research In Motion Limited`s
(RIM`s) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSE: RIM) BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds(TM).
This new service enables the fast-growing BlackBerry user market to
access and receive personal itineraries, weather and notification about flight
changes or cancellations at
This information is
accessible when travellers book their trip through a Sabre Connected(SM)
travel consultant, online booking site, or participating travel supplier.
Over 12,000 organizations have installed the BlackBerry wireless email
solution. Yankee Group actually predicts that by 2003, approximately 50
percent of businesses will have implemented wireless data solutions.
“The ability to stay connected to travel services is increasingly
important as employees become more mobile,” said Mark Guibert, vice president,
Brand Management at Research In Motion. “By combining BlackBerry with Sabre
Virtually There, mobile professionals will enjoy convenient travel planning
“Sabre Virtually There and BlackBerry together bring a significant
expansion of real-time information to travellers—which is exactly what
consumers are saying they need,” said Tracy Cooper, vice president and general
manager of the Canadian Division of Sabre. “Being able to provide this service
to Blackberry users will also enhance travel agents` customer service

About Sabre Virtually There

  Sabre(R) Virtually There(TM), the largest Web
site of confirmed travellers, is a personalized site that delivers real-time
information about an individual`s travel plans when they book their trip
through a Sabre Connected(SM) travel agent, online booking site, or
participating travel supplier. In addition to containing all components of a
traveller`s itinerary, the site provides real-time information on flights, gate
assignments and weather, as well as destination information and special
features for booking restaurants, specialty tours, attraction tickets, car
rental and hotels. Virtually There averages about 4 million site visits per
month and 225,000 hits per day. During a recent user survey 93 percent of the
respondents reported that they were satisfied with Virtually There and 72
percent indicated that they were happier with their travel arranger as a
result of having anytime access to the site.

About Sabre

  The Sabre office in Canada is a division of Sabre Inc. Sabre is the
leading provider of technology, distribution and marketing services for the
travel industry. Headquartered in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, the company has
approximately 6,000 employees in 45 countries. Sabre maintains an ownership
interest of approximately 70 percent in and it owns GetThere, the world`s
leading provider of Web-based B2B travel reservation systems. Sabre is traded
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TSG).

About Research In Motion

  Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and
marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the mobile communications
market. Through development and integration of hardware, software and
services, RIM provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive
information including email, messaging, Internet and intranet-based
applications. RIM`s portfolio of award-winning products
includes the RIM Wireless Handheld(TM) product line, the BlackBerry(TM)
wireless email solution, embedded radio-modems and software development tools.
Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario RIM operates offices in Canada,
the United States and England. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market
(Nasdaq: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE: RIM).