GetThere and The Lawyers’ Travel Service Introduce an Online Travel Booking Solution Designed Exclusively for Law Firms

Complementary Agency and Online Services Provide Lawyers With Complete Travel


SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ — GetThere, a Sabre Travel Network
brand, today announced an agreement with The Lawyers’ Travel Service, one of
the nation’s largest travel management companies, to provide an online booking
solution specifically designed for the legal industry.

The Lawyers’ Travel Service, which manages $300 million in travel per year
for an estimated 200,000 lawyers in the United States, is now offering law
firms LawyersTravelOnline, which is the next generation of GetThere
DirectMidMarket(TM) technology, featuring an enhanced user-interface and
booking process. This booking solution is a customized version of GetThere
technology, designed specifically to meet the needs of law firms and their
traveling attorneys.

“GetThere technology has helped some of the world’s largest businesses
offer more convenience to employees, while reducing company travel costs. By
customizing GetThere DirectMidMarket technology, we are able to offer these
same benefits, while addressing the specific needs of the legal community,”
said Paul Metselaar, Chairman and CEO of The Lawyers’ Travel Service.
“GetThere technology is fully customizable, allowing us to offer an online
booking option that is complementary to our overall service offering for

Customized Law Firm Booking Sites

Using the GetThere DirectMidMarket technology, The Lawyers’ Travel Service
can design and customize individual sites that reflect each client firm’s
corporate image, policies and discounts. LawyersTravelOnline is the only
online travel reservation solution with features designed to benefit the
traveling attorney, such as automated capture of client/matter numbers to
facilitate client billing. Other features include:

     -- LawFare(R), a proprietary airline discount program with savings up to
        25% offered exclusively by LawyersTravelOnline
     -- Hotel discounts up to 47% off published rates negotiated at deluxe
        properties throughout the world that are preferred by attorneys
     -- Web fares up to 70% off regularly published fares
     -- Firm-specific travel policies and negotiated contracts that can be
        loaded to enhance compliance
     -- Meeting planning tools through GetThere DirectMeetings(TM)
        technology, which allows meeting site selection, automated attendee
        management and group travel booking from one integrated location
     -- Access to Integrated display and management of published and special
        Web-only options through GetThere Web Connect(TM) -- to view and book
        published, negotiated rates and special fares from a variety of
        sources (GDSs, airline Web sites, rail, no-frill carriers)
     -- Access to airfares from all major carriers, including discount
        carriers, such as Southwest and JetBlue, not offered on some of the
        popular leisure sites
     -- Travel alerts and itinerary information including flight status,
        schedules, gate and baggage carousel information that is available
        directly from Web phones, PDAs, and Blackberry(R) devices

“With greater competition in the travel industry, travel management
companies must offer a unique value proposition to customers,” said Tony
D’Astolfo, senior vice president of customers for GetThere. “The Lawyers’
Travel Service is highly focused on the needs of law firms and their traveling
attorneys, and this new online offering allows them to extend this focus to
the online world.”

About GetThere

GetThere, a Sabre Travel Network brand, is the world’s leading Web-based
corporate travel reservation technology. GetThere enables global corporations
and government agencies to provide a convenient way for employees to book
travel and plan meetings while significantly reducing costs. GetThere’s
advanced technology works with all major global distribution systems (GDS) and
all travel management companies. More than 1,000 corporations, including half
the Fortune 200, use GetThere. More information is available at .

Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE: TSG) is a world leader in travel
commerce, retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology
solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is
available at .

About The Lawyers’ Travel Service

The Lawyers’ Travel Service is one of the nation’s largest travel
management companies, and the only one solely focused on providing travel
management services to law firms. Lawyers’ Travel serves some 200,000 lawyers
in every part of the United States. Since it was founded 18 years ago, The
Lawyers’ Travel has vaulted to become one of the top 25 largest travel
management companies in the country, a $300 million travel management firm
with over 80 offices nationwide, servicing clients globally through joint
ventures and alliance partners in Canada, Europe and Asia.

LTS offers firms programs that help optimize purchasing, capture lost
savings, and manage travel expenditures, including exclusive travel benefits
like substantial discounts on airfares and hotel rates with amenities, and a
recruitment travel program. More information about The Lawyers’ Travel
Service can be found at .

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