Articles tagged “sabre”

British Airways Surcharge Means Travel Agents Won’t Get Lowest Fares Through Sabre

British Airways Surcharge Means Travel Agents Won’t Get Lowest Fares Through Sabre

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airlines have learned that standing up to the global distribution system giants can actually yield benefits. It has been a hard-earned victory.

2 weeks ago

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What Can Airlines Learn From Amazon, Google and Uber About Dynamic Pricing?

What Can Airlines Learn From Amazon, Google and Uber About Dynamic Pricing?

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

While the industries may be vastly different, the airline industry can learn a lot from the leading digital innovators out there when it comes to dynamic pricing strategies.

2 weeks ago

Sabre Stays Profitable After Layoffs as the Company Vows to Become Nimbler

Sabre Stays Profitable After Layoffs as the Company Vows to Become Nimbler

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Investors liked Sabre's third quarter revenue and profit report. But the verdict is still out on whether the company is relying on cheap fixes like layoffs to hit its targets or if it is laying the groundwork for sustainable growth.

3 weeks ago

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Why Airlines Need to Let Their Pricing Strategies Tell Their Story

Why Airlines Need to Let Their Pricing Strategies Tell Their Story

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

By taking a more scientific and strategic approach to pricing, airlines have the opportunity to drive customer satisfaction and stand out in a crowded marketplace.

2 months ago

4 Takeaways on the Future of Travel Distribution and the Accompanying Channel Shock

4 Takeaways on the Future of Travel Distribution and the Accompanying Channel Shock

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airlines around the world are looking to revamp their distribution and merchandising efforts. Most of the innovation is happening in Europe right now, but U.S. airlines are starting to experiment, as well.

3 months ago

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It’s Time to Close the Gap Between Corporate and Leisure Travel Tools

It’s Time to Close the Gap Between Corporate and Leisure Travel Tools

Sabre + Skift

Leisure travel has seen increased technology capabilities in recent years, but managed travel still lags far behind. Using an integrated tool that incorporates mobile experiences found in the leisure space can help close the gap to improve traveler satisfaction, drive adoption, and increase savings.

3 months ago

American Airlines Revives Direct-Connect Moves While Sabre Questions Feasibility

American Airlines Revives Direct-Connect Moves While Sabre Questions Feasibility

Sean O'Neill, Skift

American is reviving its direct-booking conflict with distribution middlemen like Sabre. Advances in technology and fat profits at U.S. airlines make the threat more plausible now than a decade ago.

4 months ago

Sabre Axes 900 Workers to Revamp Some of Its Business Lines

Sabre Axes 900 Workers to Revamp Some of Its Business Lines

Sean O'Neill, Skift

By cutting the management ranks, Sabre's new CEO Sean Menke addresses a gripe of "management bloat" among workers writing on review sites like Glassdoor. He also wisely cuts costs to fund new investment.

4 months ago

Travel This Week — What To Expect: Expedia-Hyatt Showdown Looms But a Deal Is Likely

Travel This Week — What To Expect: Expedia-Hyatt Showdown Looms But a Deal Is Likely

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We are not expecting Armageddon as the Expedia-Hyatt talks come down to the wire. Hyatt wants a fair deal, and Expedia stands to gain if it can retain the broadest depth of hotel content possible. The devil will be in the details but we expect champagne glasses to be raised this week.

4 months ago

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Why Streamlined Expense Management Is the First Step to Successful Business Travel

Why Streamlined Expense Management Is the First Step to Successful Business Travel

Sabre + Skift

Expense management is often one of the most frustrating parts of the business travel journey. However, user-friendly mobile tools and the ability to integrate a customized solution can make the process a lot smoother.

4 months ago

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Managed Travel’s Future is Seamless and Mobile

Managed Travel’s Future is Seamless and Mobile

Sabre and Chrome River + Skift

The ubiquity of mobile devices, coupled with an array of digital travel booking services, has changed the game for business travelers and their travel managers.

5 months ago

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A Mobile-First Mentality Is Key to Engaging Today’s Business Traveler

A Mobile-First Mentality Is Key to Engaging Today’s Business Traveler

Sabre + Skift

Companies need to take a mobile-first approach that offers on-the-go flexibility to connect with today’s business travelers, encourage in-program bookings, and help make travel and expense activities as seamless as possible.

5 months ago