Innovation Hub

Experience the next wave of innovation to power the travel industry, before it even hits production. The Sabre innovation hub displays some of the latest concepts in travel technology from Sabre. You can influence future development by participating with your comments and suggestions, or just peek in to see the new ideas we are testing.

Content rotates in regularly and features sample web applications, video demos, and concept overviews. Go ahead, take them for a spin, then tell us what you think.


  • Blockchain Interline

    Blockchain the Technology Basically, Blockchain is a transaction based ledger system where the transactions are recorded and replicated in real time across a network via a consensus mechanism, thus forming a sequence of time-stamped blocks we...

  • Sabre Red 360

    Sabre Red 360 is the travel consultant access point to the industry-leading content in the Sabre platform. Different by design, Sabre Red 360 is built on APIs built in-house and by our partners to seamlessly integrate a...

  • Reddie Chatbot

    Since 2017, Sabre and Microsoft have been working on an A.I.-powered chatbot that explores how artificial intelligence can help travel agencies better serve travelers by fulfilling their most common service and support requests with smart technology....

  • Airline Offer Management

    Airline ancillary revenue continues to grow strongly (in fact reaching about USD $80 billion worldwide in 2017).  To further improve on this fast-paced growth in ancillary sales, airlines are becoming more interested in a data-driven, science-based...

  • Facial Recognition Check-in

    Validating identity is an essential capability at virtually every stage of travel. In the airport, the first place a traveler needs to establish identity is during check-in. The Facial Recognition prototype is designed as a proof-of-concept...

  • Preference Driven Air Shopping – Business Travel

    Shopping for air travel on a mobile device is challenging due to the small screen to view results. Thus, it is particularly important to display the relevant itineraries and in the right order of preference, as...

  • Loyalty Redemption Model

    Everyone likes frequent flyer points, but for airlines, they create an ongoing management challenge of making enough seats available so that customers can redeem their awards.  If the airline reserves too many seats for frequent flyers,...

  • Promotion Optimizer

    Promotion Optimizer is an application for Promotion Analysis and Optimization workflow. One of its 3 functionalities is the Promotion Planner. This functionality is the first step in executing a promotion and capturing the data which is...

  • Trip Planning Cost Estimator

    Air shopping tools usually assume the user is booking now. They are unable to answer questions such as how much will my Christmas trip cost if I book two months ahead, or when should I travel...

  • Seat Led Shopping

    Often times people care about seat selection when booking a flight. Some travelers may prefer exit rows, and families usually want to sit together. In a typical shopping workflow, seat selection is the last step. If...

  • Performance Insights

    Performance Insights (PI) is a recently released business intelligence & analytics product that is a part of the Sabre SynXis hotel Computer Reservation System (SynXis CR).  Serving more than 30,000 hotel properties around the world, SynXis...

  • Operational Cost Model

    The new operational cost model significantly improves the quality of all cost parameters for flight operations center systems. The Operational Cost Model (OCM) will serve as the future backbone of all Air Centre related delay cost...

  • Escape

    Escape is an inspirational air shopping application that uses a combination of search and intelligent APIs in a simple workflow. Travel agents or end consumers can easily use the flexible search capabilities provided by this application...

  • Slot Manager Mobile

    This prototype provides a mobile version of Sabre® AirVision™ Slot Manager, which is used by airlines to optimally manage their airport slots. This new mobile version is far more convenient for fixing slot problems when out...

  • Preference Driven Air Shopping – Airline Version

    Preference Driven Air Shopping (PDAS) is an app that simplifies air shopping on a customer’s own mobile device.  In this new version, additional features have been added for use by a single airline on its own...

  • Hotel Split Search

    In a previous prototype, Sabre demonstrated comprehensive search capabilities using a shopping cache that allowed users to search by both property amenities and room type. This new prototype includes the previous Inspirational Hotel Shopping capabilities but...

  • Hotel Beaconator

    The Beaconator uses proximity beacons to help hotels discover how customers interact and flow through a property. A beacon is a small, inexpensive Bluetooth device that simply tells an app to look for the beacon, which...

  • Strategic Fare Optimizer

    Most airlines today have rules-based, tactical pricing tools to monitor competitor airfares for changes and implement their responses. The Strategic Fare Optimizer (SFO) is a new decision support tool from Sabre Consulting that helps airlines proactively...

  • Inspirational Hotel Shopping

    Shopping for hotel rates can be tedious. Travelers must select a hotel property before they can see prices other than just the standard default room rate. For those with flexible travel dates, it is nearly impossible...

  • Preference Driven Air Shopping

    There are many aspects to consider when shopping for travel: price, airline, departure times, arrival times, number of stops, and the length and location of layovers. Travel website searches return a long list of itineraries and...

  • ThemeDive

    Often times travelers plan for vacations with things they want to do instead of a destination. Sabre Dev Studio allows destination search based on themes, such as beach, gambling, historic, skiing, etc. By using these APIs,...