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Articles tagged “reservation systems”

Airlines

Sabre’s Deal With Spirit Underscores Its Airline Tech Rebound

Spirit's decision to buy more airline technology from Sabre signals two things. Sabre has overcome a sales slump. And Spirit is investing to cope with its growth.

Sabre’s Deal With Spirit Underscores Its Airline Tech Rebound

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Poised for Big Move to Amadeus Reservations System

More than 20,000 Southwest workers have been trained on the new system, which will let the airline fly red-eyes and make other schedule changes. Meanwhile, if the switch goes smoothly, Amadeus will find it easier to sell systems to other carriers.

Southwest Airlines Poised for Big Move to Amadeus Reservations System

Online Travel

5 Travel Startups Reimagine Travel Necessities for Mobile Platforms

5 Travel Startups Reimagine Travel Necessities for Mobile Platforms

Ground Transport

Parking startups ParkWhiz and SpotHero find their first rounds of funding in Chicago

Does parking really need to be disrupted? These companies are making strides by partnering with major event venues, and ParkWhiz is a step ahead of its competitor with venues around the U.S. already plugged into its system.

Airlines

Four startup marketplaces where travelers buy and sell unused reservations

The startups’ biggest challenges arr attracting enough users to populate the site and overcoming non-transferrable reservations and last-minute cancellations.

Online Travel

OpenTable offers free service to make restaurants’ menus mobile-friendly

OpenTable is giving the 90 percent of its restaurants an offer too good to resist so it can continue growing its mobile platform and user base for on-the-go reservations.

Airlines

Virgin America takes hit from its transition to Sabre

Welcome to the big time, Virgin America. All this growth "don't come easy." Meanwhile, it looks like it is straightening things out with its Sabre reservations system and things should be on track before long.