Sabre has signed a deal with Emirates airline which will enable the carrier to easily purchase a range of customised fares. Sabre and Emirates have also signed a new long-term global distribution agreement to make the airline’s fares available to travel agents globally who use Sabre.
Sabre Corporation has appointed two executives for strategic roles in its hospitality business. Brian Jorgenson will serve as senior vice president of product management while Frank Trampert will lead Sabre’s hospitality business in Asia Pacific.
Sabre Corporation has entered into an agreement with HNA Aviation Group to provide its airlines with software that will help create more revenue opportunities, while operating more efficiently. Sabre Airline Solutions will play a key role in helping the airlines navigate the highly complex operating environments that are seen in China and the global aviation landscape.
Sabre Corporation has appointed Sean Menke as president, chief executive and a member of the company’s board. Taking up the role on December 31st, Menke will succeed Tom Klein, who has served as president, chief executive and board member since 2013.
Sabre Corporation has appointed Traci Mercer as senior vice president of hotel, car, cruise and rail, to lead commercial efforts and supplier relationships for the company’s growing land and sea customer portfolio worldwide. In this position, Mercer will focus on defining a strategic direction and commercial initiatives to cater to the needs of lodging, hospitality, ground and sea transportation providers, ensuring Sabre is developing industry leading technology that meets distribution and e-commerce needs of this customer segment.
South African low-cost carrier, kulula.com, is planning to increase revenue through a new retailing approach. Using Sabre Corporation’s newly-launched AirVision Revenue Optimiser platform, kulula will be able to price its services based on a customer’s willingness to buy different combinations of fares and ancillary services.
British carrier bmi regional has implemented technology from Sabre Corporation that will enable its branded fares to be sold by travel agencies using Sabre. The new technology is integrated into the Sabre Red retailing platform and equips Sabre travel agency subscribers to personalise the travel experience for customers.
Travel consultants in the United States and Canada can now provide travellers with a world-class, all-inclusive experience booking with boutique cruise operator Uniworld via Sabre Corporation’s travel marketplace. The e-commerce GDS connectivity provides agents with the full inventory of Uniworld’s ships collection via Sabre Cruises, an intuitive booking capability within the Sabre Red platform.
JetBlue Airways is introducing Sabre’s comprehensive crew management system that offers a range of crew scheduling, management, services and analytical capabilities. This new platform from Sabre Corporation helps solve one of an airline’s biggest challenges – crew tracking and management – while also giving airline crew employees a more efficient way of interacting with the airline both on and off duty.
Sabre Corporation is signing a new partnership with and Expedia Affiliate Network which will see Sabre adding more than 63,000 new hotel properties to its travel marketplace. Travel agencies will now have access to the EAN rates and availability through the Sabre GDS. “Travel agencies will have more hotel options to offer their customers,” said Shelly Terry, vice president of travel product solutions, Sabre Travel Network.
Sabre has unveiled a new mobile duty of care solution to help corporations monitor their employees trips. SafePoint aims to provides peace of mind for corporations by bringing risk management to the traveller.
Sabre Corporation has expanded its long-term technology agreement with LATAM Airlines Group with the implementation of its Flight Plan Manager and broadening the adoption of software-as-a-service solutions from the Sabre AirCentre operational suite. Sabre’s AirCentre Flight Plan Manager, which provides fully-automated flight planning capabilities and significant productivity savings, will help the group unify flight operations and fuel policies across its domestic operations in seven countries, as well as its international network.