SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Travel Network, a global technology company serving travel agencies and suppliers, has unveiled the Clipboard Red App in the Sabre Red App Centre.
With the Clipboard app, agents using classic view in Sabre Red Workspace can quickly and easily send air itinerary options to customers. The Red App transfers flight information from the Workspace including flight times, airlines, city codes and fares and creates an easy to read list of shopping options that can be sent to the traveler.
"The Clipboard app will save agents valuable time when creating customer trip proposals," said Chris Kroeger, senior vice president of marketing, Sabre Travel Network. "In these competitive times, it is vital that agencies harness the benefits of technology to stay ahead of the competition. This app will not only help agents deliver increased levels of customer service but will also make agencies more operationally efficient."
Clipboard allows agents to configure the trip proposal template to meet their individual requirements, such as including their agency logo and contact information. Agents can also include any service fees or markups with the trip proposal pricing. The app is smartphone friendly, and flight options can be sent in both plain text and HTML.
Currently, the Sabre Red App Centre offers more than 85 different apps, with additional apps under development by more than 50 Certified Red App Providers globally. Agents from more than 50 countries have used the Red App Centre, generating nearly 15,000 app downloads.
Launched in 2012, the Sabre Red App Centre is the first online marketplace to connect travel buyers, including travel agencies, travel management companies and leisure operators, with application providers from around the world. Using the Red App Centre, travel buyers shop for and deploy business applications that integrate into their Sabre Red Workspace, allowing users to customize their workflow based on their specific needs.
Sabre Travel Network provides technology to the travel industry. It operates the world's largest travel marketplace, connecting travel buyers and sellers through the Sabre global distribution system (GDS). Its innovative technology connects 350,000 travel agents to more than 400 airlines, 100,000 hotels, 25 car rental brands, 50 rail providers, 14 cruise lines and other global travel suppliers. More than $100 billion of travel is purchased through this marketplace annually.
Sabre Travel Network is part of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company serving the world's largest industry- travel and tourism. For more information please visit: www.sabretravelnetwork.com.
SOURCE Sabre Travel Network