Orbitz signs technology agreement with Sabre
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide has selected global technology company Sabre as one of its technology providers to power Orbitz.com and its other North American family of brands including CheapTickets, Orbitz Partner Network and Orbitz for Business.
The multi-year agreement will see Sabre provide technology and travel management services beginning in 2015 that Orbitz will use to increase its online conversion performance and revenue, and enhance the customer experience.
Orbitz Worldwide Chief Operating Officer Chris Orton said: "Sabre brings global leadership, scale and the latest technology that we will incorporate into our wide choice of consumer offerings to book the perfect trip. As more and more of our customers move to tablets and mobile devices we want to continually streamline that experience with new technology."
Greg Webb, President, Sabre Travel Network said: "We understand online travel and the importance of providing a more seamless experience for travelers. We look forward to working with Orbitz to help them drive greater value, revenue and efficiency from technology."
Travel Network is our global business-to-business travel marketplace and consists primarily of our global distribution system (GDS) and a broad set of solutions that integrate with the GDS.
This marketplace is used by travel suppliers including approximately 400 airlines, 125,000 hotel properties, 200 tour operators, 50 rail carriers, 27 car rental outlets and 16 cruise lines to promote, personalize and sell their products to travel management companies, corporate travel departments and approximately 400,000 travel agents, around the word. The marketplace includes a mobile-enabled platform for travel buyers to shop, price, book and pay for travel. In addition, Sabre provides data-rich solutions that give travel buyers and suppliers unique insights into their operations as well as customer shopping and booking trends. GetThere® provides technology to corporations through its innovative online and mobile booking tools available in 15 languages and is used by thousands of companies in more than 95 countries including, a majority of the Business Travel News Corporate Travel 100.
Please visit www.sabretravelnetwork.com for more information.
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