SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Travel Network, a global technology company serving travel suppliers and agencies, announces the recent integration of Hotelbeds on TotalTrip (www.totaltrip.com), its solution to shop and book prepaid hotels through the Sabre Red Workspace software used by travel agents.
The agreement aims to benefit Sabre-connected agents with a broader accommodations offering, and also brings Hotelbeds a wider reach to customers for their sourced content. Hotelbeds (www.hotelbeds.com) was selected by Sabre based on their track record and experience in regional markets, plus their systems reliability and quality of service. The extended offer in more than 170 additional destinations has been listed on TotalTrip this month.
"Our new integration of content from Hotelbeds is yet another testament of Sabre's commitment to bringing multiple and revenue-generating options for travel agents when it comes to hotel and travel extras. The TotalTrip experience is being enriched continuously, now including best-in-class hotels from a leading industry wholesale supplier that ultimately represents even more choices for travelers," said Roberto Rosales Santiago, general manager for TotalTrip, a Sabre Travel Network brand.
TotalTrip is available in the Sabre software as a comprehensive graphical module. In addition to now providing seamless access to rates from 160,000 properties worldwide, airport transfers and tours, it allows agents to leverage on TotalTrip's booking tool. This helps increase their business opportunities, guaranteeing both complete earnings and control in managing commissions.
The content integration is aligned to enhancements recently made on Sabre's TotalTrip, including multiple forms of payments in major Latin American markets. This improved capability allows more efficiency and flexibility in selling hotels, and reduces settlement costs for international travel services.
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 channel 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: http://en.la.sabretravelnetwork.com
Sabre, Corporate Communication
SOURCE Sabre Travel Network