Articles tagged “gds”

Business Travel

Sabre Blames Airline Delays for Losses

After a strong first quarter, the technology company has been snagged by the operational issues that plagued airlines and airports in June. It was all going so well, too.

Sabre Blames Airline Delays for Losses

Travel Technology

Sabre Signals Corporate Travel May Recover Quicker Than Some Expected

A corporate travel rebound is in the offing, says new data from tech firm Sabre. Bill Gates may have to eat his words, given his dire 2020 prediction about business travel.

Sabre Signals Corporate Travel May Recover Quicker Than Some Expected

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

Airlines

Iberia Airlines Sees New Distribution Tactic as Way to Nose Ahead of Rivals

The Spanish flag carrier is overhauling its distribution process and plans to introduce new products in 2022. Its story provides insight into a flurry of announcements by other carriers aiming to make similar moves.

Iberia Airlines Sees New Distribution Tactic as Way to Nose Ahead of Rivals

Business Travel

Consulting Giant EY Dives Into Direct Blockchain Travel Bookings With American Airlines

Blockchain distribution, and how it can eliminate the need for intermediaries, has been discussed for some time in travel. When these bigger players take a seat at the table, the rest of the industry needs to pay attention.

Consulting Giant EY Dives Into Direct Blockchain Travel Bookings With American Airlines

Travel Technology

Sabre Loses a Large Portion of Expedia’s Business and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Sabre reveals that it's lost of Expedia's business in North America, Trivago's CEO predicts when travel will return to normal, and Hyatt makes significant inroads in Europe.

Sabre Loses a Large Portion of Expedia’s Business and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Travel Technology

Sabre Loses a Chunk of Expedia’s North America Business

It was a coup for Sabre to reach a global distribution deal with Expedia 17 years ago when most online travel agencies partnered with just one such distributor. It's certainly not a positive for Sabre to lose that business now.

Sabre Loses a Chunk of Expedia’s North America Business

Coronavirus

Amadeus Teams With Microsoft: Take That Sabre and Google

Battling huge losses, and ongoing travel restrictions in Europe, Amadeus' decision to team up with the technology titan could pay off — but the race is on to deliver something tangible as rival Sabre gets to work with Google.

Amadeus Teams With Microsoft: Take That Sabre and Google

Online Travel

The Startup That Could Bring Airline Ticket Shopping to Amazon

Airlines are increasingly using application programming interfaces, or APIs, to distribute their fares. That could let Amazon and other companies more easily sell tickets. That opens up an opportunity for tech players.

The Startup That Could Bring Airline Ticket Shopping to Amazon

Online Travel

Lufthansa and Sabre Sign a Truce After Long-Running Airline Distribution Tussle

Lufthansa Group has led a years-long uprising by large airlines against the tech middlemen Sabre, Amadeus, and Travelport. This new pact validates a changed commercial, technological, and marketing strategy at Sabre under CEO Sean Menke in recent years.

Lufthansa and Sabre Sign a Truce After Long-Running Airline Distribution Tussle