Posted June 12, 2018

CWT Brings Air Booking To Mobile App With API Assist From Sabre

Carlson Wagonlit Travel plans to roll out flight booking capabilities on its CWT To Go mobile app in the second half of the year, CEO Kurt Ekert said. Already, mobile flight booking is testing with clients in what Ekert called an "aggressive pilot phase." Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer with reporting by Amon Cohen | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted June 29, 2017

Sabre Opens API Access For Sabre Red; GetThere And TripCase To Follow

Sabre is opening developer access to the application programming interfaces that underlie its Sabre Red Workspace agent desktop. This will let third-party developers and Sabre subscribers customize its off-the-shelf desktop or create their own agent desktops. Sabre plans to take a similar approach with its TripCase itinerary management mobile app and GetThere corporate booking tool, though those time lines are not yet firm. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted October 6, 2016

Just How Big Is Concur Travel Anyway?

It was 10 years ago when Concur entered the corporate booking market with the acquisition of Outtask. Since then, it has established itself not only as the dominant expense system in the United States but also the most-used corporate booking tool by several measures. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted July 21, 2016

Sabre Rethinks Its Corporate Travel Assets With Integrated Platform Plan

Sabre has Concur in its sights as it pulls together a mobile-focused corporate offering that brings GetThere's booking capabilities into TripCase, folds in virtual payment capabilities, widens the door to third-party developers, provides deeper ties to expense partners and puts it all in what the company calls a "consumer-grade" wrapper. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted January 26, 2015

Sabre Tips 'Possible' Acquisition, Shows 2014 Share Gains In EMEA

Sabre indicated "it is possible that it will enter into an agreement in the first quarter of 2015 for a proposed acquisition within the Travel Network business segment," its business line that includes Sabre's global distribution system, the GetThere booking tool and other assets. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted August 11, 2014
Greg Webb

INTERVIEW: Sabre's Greg Webb And Yannis Karmis

Los Angeles - The Beat's David Jonas recently caught up here with Sabre Travel Network president Greg Webb and Yannis Karmis, vice president for STN's Global Corporate Solutions group, established in February. Read More »
Posted December 5, 2012

Opine Booking

No new developments really, but it's interesting to read these opposing takes, posted days apart by Concur and GetThere, on new corporate travel approaches.
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted October 4, 2012

GetThere Using SilverRail's API To Expand European Rail Ticketing

Rail reservations system provider SilverRail Technologies for the first time is being deployed outside the United States. Self-booking tool GetThere during the past few weeks has been enabling the sale of Deutsche Bahn tickets worldwide via SilverRail's application programming interface. Read More »
Posted by: Amon Cohen | More by Amon Cohen
Posted September 27, 2012

GetThere Uses Game To Teach Booking Savvy

Sabre Holdings' GetThere last month launched a training game designed to teach travel arrangers and travelers how best to make corporate policy-compliant online air, hotel, car and rail bookings. Read More »
Posted April 4, 2012 - Chicago

GetThere Releases New Interface

Sabre's GetThere last month released its first new user interface in four years. It is designed to make it easier and faster for travelers to use mobile, tablet or desktop devices to book travel and access Sabre Virtual Meetings and integrated expense tools, and for travel managers to reinforce preferred suppliers with targeted promotional advertising. Read More »
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