São Paulo, April 30 2015 – CVC Operadora, the largest tour operator in Brazil and across Latin America, and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading global technology provider for the travel and tourism industry, announced today a renewed technology agreement under which Sabre will provide a portfolio of software solutions for CVC travel agents, enhancing the agency’s multichannel service across more than 900 branches and their leading website.
The latest online shopping capabilities, enabled by Sabre Dev Studio API technology, will continue powering CVC’s booking platform used by their exclusive multichannel agents network to shop and book for travel packages deals.
At the core of CVC Operadora’s ongoing technology upgrade is the Sabre travel marketplace, providing the CVC network with access to over 200,000 travel suppliers including 400 airlines for international flights and 36 car rental brands for their vacations offering.
CVC continues to upgrade its website www.cvc.com.br to provide a seamless mobile shopping experience for travelers. The Sabre Dev Studio APIs, including REST APIs optimized for mobile applications, will further enable improved customization options, making their customer service channels the most accurate and up to speed when it comes to servicing travelers.
Miguel Alcântara, CIO for CVC Operadora, said: “We are pleased to extend our long standing relationship with Sabre, a leading technology provider to our growing business through their software and customized solutions, which efficiently integrate innovative shopping and booking capabilities into our intelligent system, used by our 920 exclusive shops and 6,500 partner agencies in Brazil serving millions of travelers with the most competitive deals.”
“Our new agreement with CVC is a testament to how Sabre’s innovative software solutions enhance e-commerce and agency tools in Brazil’s growing online marketplace,” said Luiz Ambar, vice president for Sabre in Brazil and southern Latin America. “At Sabre we help leading travel companies, including CVC, transform the travel experience with the latest technology to deliver on digital commerce trends. Our technology also benefits consumers by providing increased options and a Low Fare booking engine that delivers personalized travel packages."
Among the software with highest adoption rates at CVC is Sabre’s Bargain Finder Max, the leading low fare search service used by leading online agencies around the world. CVC uses the flexibility and personalization capabilities of Bargain Finder Max to provide consumers the best travel options at the best prices.
CVC’s website currently runs as a smart search engine for travel. By expanding its technology agreement with Sabre, it will be able to create and deliver highly personalized searching, embracing APIs and the latest technology for inspirational shopping based on a traveler’s budget, profile and preferred vacation themes.