Apr 17, 2013, 09:10 ET
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GetThere (http://www.getthere.com), the world's leading travel and collaboration management solution, today announced the signing of a multi-year contract with TNS Partners, a Dallas-based retained executive search firm. Through its agreement with GetThere, TNS Partners will capitalize on Sabre's innovative virtual meetings system to support the growth and advancement of its international recruiting efforts. Sabre Virtual Meetings is the only solution providing enterprise-wide, secure access to private and partner video conferencing rooms as well as a global network of thousands of public rooms.
TNS Partners is responsible for recruiting top talent on a global level and already uses visual communications to assess and evaluate prospective candidates around the world. With Sabre Virtual Meetings, the firm will be able to simply locate, reserve and connect high definition video conferencing rooms via an easy to use, cloud-based scheduling system for private and public rooms.
"We are excited that TNS Partners will utilize our ground-breaking collaboration technology for its recruitment process," said Suzanne Neufang, president of GetThere and Sabre Virtual Meetings. "The ability to easily find the right video meeting rooms with transparency around price and service is very compelling."
As the global workforce continues to change and evolve so do the methods of attracting and recruiting top talent. Virtual recruitment is becoming an increasingly popular option worldwide as it provides candidates and companies a more efficient means to "meet" and interact in a more traditional sense leading to more informed hiring decisions. Sabre Virtual Meetings provides access to the most prominent virtual meeting rooms creating unparalleled customer experiences and thereby enhancing the executive search processes.
"GetThere was an obvious choice for us because it allows us to combine proven travel technology expertise with innovative virtual meeting capabilities under one program," said Brian Trueblood, principal at TNS Partners, Inc. "Sabre Virtual Meetings is a great addition to our service offering because it allows our team to easily and quickly find the optimal virtual meeting rooms to connect clients with potential candidates from around the world. That is precisely the type of efficiency and expertise a business like ours needs for our partners to perform at the highest level."
GetThere continues to lead the industry with its innovative technology offerings. Recognizing the need for a robust, easy-to-manage travel program for companies of all types and sizes, GetThere is now offering customers a unique collaboration pricing bundle. The new pricing bundle means integrated travel and virtual meetings management at a single, affordable monthly price for companies of all sizes. Combining the best-in-class GetThere online travel solution with Virtual Meetings allows businesses to help employees make the most informed decisions on how to meet. Employees can easily consider both convenience and cost-effectiveness when it comes to their travel and meetings options.
GetThere is the world's leading online business travel and collaboration solution, surpassing $9 billion in annual bookings. GetThere's proven technology and unparalleled global service infrastructure helps corporations collectively save millions in air, hotel, car, and rail costs. GetThere provides a user-friendly online booking experience for travelers and travel arrangers at thousands of companies in more than 95 countries, including a majority of multi-national Fortune 200 firms that deploy online booking. GetThere works with all major global distribution systems (GDS). Companies using GetThere and the Sabre GDS together can optimize efficiency and cost savings even more effectively across the entire travel procurement process. More information is available at http://www.getthere.com.
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world's greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information is available at http://www.sabre-holdings.com.
About TNS Partners, Inc.
TNS Partners is a Dallas-based retained executive search firm, serving clients nationally for more than 20 years. The company's client list ranges from startups to Fortune 500 companies. For more information, please visit http://www.tnspartners.com/.
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