SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 5, 2006–Jurni, the
leisure travel agency consortium owned by Sabre Holdings (NYSE:TSG),
recently launched their new block-space search tool, Jurni Cruise.
Jurni Cruise consolidates all cruise block space into one location,
simplifying the shopping and booking process for Jurni members when
searching for specially priced and negotiated cruises.
“Feedback from our members showed that they wanted a better way of
shopping for cruises, so we put their responses into action,
ultimately creating Jurni Cruise,” said Scott Koepf, General Manager
of Jurni. “We’re a nimble organization that can efficiently and
effectively meet the evolving needs of our members, and we take great
pride in that.”
The many benefits of Jurni Cruise include:
— Simplified search of block space for specific destinations,
dates and cruise lines.
— Easy access to Port Promotions for shore excursions.
— Automated recordkeeping for timely and reliable commission
— Streamlined booking, modifying, cloning and cancelling for
— Clearly indicated departure port and, if applicable,
Jurni members also can access several booking links from the Jurni
Cruise home page. These include: CruisingPower for Royal Caribbean
International and Celebrity Cruises; Polar Online for Princess Cruises
and Cunard; Norwegian Cruise Line; Oceania Cruises; and port
promotions for shore excursions.
Jurni, a Sabre Travel Network brand, is a leisure travel agency
consortium that enables offline agencies to sell more products from
preferred travel suppliers by using sophisticated market intelligence.
This highly targeted distribution channel creates a whole new value
proposition for suppliers and optimizes earnings for both suppliers
and agencies. Additional information about Jurni Network is available
About Sabre Travel Network
Sabre Travel Network, a Sabre Holdings company, provides access to
the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS). The Sabre GDS is
a ready-built efficient marketplace that connects travel suppliers,
including hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels, to more than
50,000 travel agency locations. Suppliers get access through one
single connection; travel agents get real-time access to thousands of
travel products from multiple suppliers through one source integrated
into their businesses; consumers get access to a global supermarket of
the world’s greatest travel possibilities.
CONTACT: Sabre Holdings, Southlake
Emily Kinney, 682-605-3286
Faith Kuczaj, 682-605-5777