Articles tagged “sabre”

Business Travel

7 Amex GBT Takeaways Revealed in Its $5.3 Billion SPAC Deal

Ahead of going public, Amex GBT has provided a compelling argument for growth in its 53-page document, with a string of acquisitions and partnerships already under its belt. But does its enormous size now line it up for success, or weigh it down?

7 Amex GBT Takeaways Revealed in Its $5.3 Billion SPAC Deal

Business Travel

Amex GBT to Go Public at $5.3 Billion Valuation in Apollo SPAC Deal

New investors include Sabre and Zoom — what does that tell you about the future of travel management?

Amex GBT to Go Public at $5.3 Billion Valuation in Apollo SPAC Deal

Business Travel

Amadeus Ponders the Metaverse in Next Phase of Microsoft Partnership

Nine months into the deal, Amadeus is toying with plenty of ideas — here's what one senior exec is excited about so far.

Amadeus Ponders the Metaverse in Next Phase of Microsoft Partnership

Online Travel

Hotwire Ties Run Deep Through Vacasa SPAC Deal

The old boys network is still as strong as can be in online travel and elsewhere. It shows up in several ways, although it was far from a decisive factor, in the pending Vacasa SPAC deal. But those decades-old ties sure didn't hurt, either.

Hotwire Ties Run Deep Through Vacasa SPAC Deal
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Airlines

Southwest’s Expanded Partnership Brings Bookings to the Sabre Standard

The newly expanded partnership between Southwest Airlines and Sabre GDS is now live, bringing the airline to a higher operating level via Sabre: a boon for corporate travel managers and travel management companies industry-wide.

Southwest’s Expanded Partnership Brings Bookings to the Sabre Standard

Online Travel

Skiplagged Plays Whac-A-Mole With Southwest Flights

As the saying goes, you can run but you can't hide. Skiplagged may be marketing Southwest flights for now and helping flyers book them, but this practice doesn't have a bright future.

Skiplagged Plays Whac-A-Mole With Southwest Flights

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

Business Travel

Lola Exits Travel With Acquisition by Capital One

After buying Freebird and onboarding Hopper as its travel platform for credit card members, Capital One is building up a significant travel portfolio with this latest acquisition.

Lola Exits Travel With Acquisition by Capital One

Business Travel

Southwest Business Wants to Do More Than Just Fly Corporate Travelers to Meetings

What a difference a year makes. The airline’s business travel division has, finally, added Sabre, but is also preparing to add a shopping mall-style loyalty program. Will this complete its corporate-friendly transformation?

Southwest Business Wants to Do More Than Just Fly Corporate Travelers to Meetings

Airlines

EasyJet’s New Air-Rail Deal and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top travel stories this week, EasyJet partnered with Deutsche Bahn on combination tickets, Southwest sued Skiplagged, Sabre said it ha a chance of beating pre-pandemic margins, and a downsized regional airline plans to relaunch.

EasyJet’s New Air-Rail Deal and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

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