Sabre, a global travel technology company, and Expedia, Inc.,the world’s largest travel company, announced today the renewal of a multi-year technology agreement. The agreement provides Expedia with a broad range of technology services, including its leading online fare search technology and access to global travel supplier content to enrich Expedia, Inc.’s extensive supply portfolio.
The two organizations established their partnership in 2005 in North America, and have since expanded the partnership to include points of sale in Asia Pacific and Latin America.
Today Expedia, Inc. offers airfare search and reservation capabilities to travelers in more than 25 countries through its portfolio of international travel brands that provide full-service and corporate travel offerings, including Expedia®, Egencia®, and Hotwire®. Sabre’s online search and booking technology coupled with Expedia’s proprietary Best Fare Search shopping technology ensures travelers receive timely, accurate search results for a simple and more streamlined travel booking process.
Greg Schulze, SVP Global Tour & Transport, Expedia, Inc., said, “Expedia and Sabre share a commitment to offering consumers the best possible travel experience through the power of technology. Sabre is a long-standing and valued global partner, and our primary GDS in North America. They’ve played an important role in helping us grow our scale around the world.”
Greg Webb, President of Sabre Travel Network said, “Expedia continues to be an important partner and we value the strength of our relationship which has grown over the past seven years. We work closely with them on business objectives, and share a desire to bring new online technology to the marketplace that helps them improve customer experience and loyalty. We look forward to continuing our close relationship and supporting Expedia’s global growth objectives.”