Articles tagged “gds. global distribution systems”

Travel Booking

Amadeus Profit Takes Off in First Quarter as Air Travel Recovers

Amadeus, the world's biggest provider of travel booking and airline IT services, has closed its best post-pandemic quarter thanks to the revival of tourism. But its profit was still 73 percent below 2019 levels.

Amadeus Profit Takes Off in First Quarter as Air Travel Recovers

Airlines

Air France-KLM Hits Turbulence in Its Breakaway Distribution Effort

After years of hype, Air France-KLM finally plans to take stronger measures to prompt corporate travel agencies to adopt next-generation methods of processing bookings. Yet its serial delays underscore how hard it is to make industry changes.

Air France-KLM Hits Turbulence in Its Breakaway Distribution Effort

Travel Technology

Sabre Ends Distribution of Aeroflot Flights in Travel Tech Retreat From Russia

Sabre has stood apart from its travel tech peer companies by being the first to cease offering flights from Aeroflot. It's an unusual step as it comes at a cost to the company. The price of doing the right thing.

Sabre Ends Distribution of Aeroflot Flights in Travel Tech Retreat From Russia

Travel Technology

Amadeus Waves Off Concerns About Airlines’ Direct Distribution Push

Amadeus makes a plausible case that it will come out ahead after all the ongoing changes to how airlines distribute their tickets to travel agencies evolve.

Amadeus Waves Off Concerns About Airlines’ Direct Distribution Push

Travel Technology

Sabre May Not Regain Pre-Pandemic Financial Levels Until 2025

Sabre's rebound will depend on a snapback in long-haul business travel, which has lagged the domestic leisure recovery. Yet the travel technology firm is wise to keep spending on much-needed system improvements despite the financial headwinds.

Sabre May Not Regain Pre-Pandemic Financial Levels Until 2025

Online Travel

Lufthansa and Travelport Reach Ceasefire in Distribution Battle

Lufthansa appears to be playing well what could've been a weak hand in its negotiations with distribution middlemen. But this deal also may help tech player Travelport level the playing field with some of its rivals.

Lufthansa and Travelport Reach Ceasefire in Distribution Battle

Online Travel

Sabre Bets on Post-Pandemic Surge in Software Demand from Airlines and Hotels

Operational software may sound dull, but it could become dramatically lucrative for Sabre once the crisis recedes and airlines and hotels resume spending on travel technology.

Sabre Bets on Post-Pandemic Surge in Software Demand from Airlines and Hotels

Online Travel

Amadeus’ Improving Performance Mirrors the Gradual Travel Rebound

As goes Amadeus, so goes the travel industry. The travel tech company said its June revenues were the best since the pandemic began. That was another positive signal for the sector as a whole.

Amadeus’ Improving Performance Mirrors the Gradual Travel Rebound

Business Travel

Sonder Targets Business Travel by Partnering With Expedia’s Egencia, TripActions and Others

Sonder has been misunderstood by some. It offers both short-term rental and traditional hotel lodging, and it has mostly appealed to leisure travelers, not business people, so far. The startup's outreach to business travelers could change all that.

Sonder Targets Business Travel by Partnering With Expedia’s Egencia, TripActions and Others

Airlines

Sabre Calls American Airlines a ‘Jilted Suitor’ in Response to Suit Over Delta Deal

The American versus Sabre lawsuit touches on bigger questions of how to fairly display ticket prices to agencies and consumers. Most tech providers and regulators must face these questions as airlines unbundle and repackage more airfares and upsells.

Sabre Calls American Airlines a ‘Jilted Suitor’ in Response to Suit Over Delta Deal