Jurni Network Announces Additions to Preferred Suppliers List

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Jurni Network, the unique offline leisure travel agency consortium and Sabre Travel Network brand, today announced key additions to its list of preferred suppliers from the cruise, tour and ancillary services segments. Twenty-one new suppliers have agreed to provide travel products and services in specific markets to Jurni Network agency members, bringing the supplier total to 54.

The additional preferred suppliers include:

  • Cruise: Princess Cruises, SeaDream Yacht Club
  • Tour Operators: Air Jamaica Vacations, ATS Tours, Gutsy Women in Travel, Islands in the Sun, Maupintour, Princess Tours, Sunstyle Holidays, Tauck World Discovery, Tours F1,Travel Connection
  • Ancillary Services: ClientBase Plus, Cruise Albums, eZforex currency exchange, Northstar Media, Passport Online, Port Promotions, TRAMS, Well Wishers, Willow Press

Travel offers from these additional suppliers will complement and enhance special content offered by the inaugural list of preferred suppliers in the cruise, car rental, tour operator and hotel segments.

“We have purposefully focused on a limited group of preferred suppliers for Jurni Network,” said Chris Kroeger, general manager of Jurni Network. “Over time, the highly targeted marketing capabilities of Jurni Network will enable our suppliers to offer specialized travel products that will not be offered through any other channel. A few additional preferred suppliers will be added in the future based on strategic needs to complete the Jurni Network supplier and travel product portfolio.”

Complete List of Jurni Network Preferred Suppliers:

  • Cruise: (9) Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Orient Lines, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, SeaDream Yacht Club, The Delta Queen Steamboat Company, Viking River Cruises
  • Car: (3) Auto Europe, Avis, Budget
  • Tour Operators: (32) Adventure Tours, AeroMexico Vacations, Air Jamaica Vacations, ATA Vacations, ATS Tours, Blue Sky Tours, Club Med, Cosmos, Creative Leisure International, Funjet Vacations, Globus, Gutsy Women in Travel, Islands in the Sun, Las Vegas and More, Maupintour, Midwest Airlines Vacations, MGM MIRAGE Vacations, Mountain Vacations, Pleasant Holidays, Princess Tours, Showtime Tours, Southwest Airlines Vacations, Sports Empire, Sunstyle Holidays, Tauck World Discovery, Tours F1, TransGlobal Vacations, Travel Charter, Travel Connection, Travel Impressions, United Vacations, US Airways Vacations
  • Hotel: Sabre Exclusives hotels representing over 2,000 properties, including 101 brands in 220 cities
  • Ancillary Services: (9) ClientBase Plus, Cruise Albums, eZforex Currency Exchange, Northstar Media, Passport Online, Port Promotions, TRAMS, Well Wishers, Willow Press

About Jurni Network

Jurni Network is a leisure travel agency consortium and Sabre Travel Network brand that enables offline agencies to sell more products from preferred travel suppliers by using sophisticated market intelligence. This highly targeted distribution channel creates an entirely new value proposition for suppliers and optimizes earnings for both suppliers and agencies. Additional information about Jurni Network is available at www.jurni.com.

About Sabre Travel Network

Sabre Travel Network, a Sabre Holdings company, provides access to the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS) enabling agents at more than 53,000 agency locations worldwide to be travel experts. The Sabre GDS, the first system to connect the buyers and sellers of travel, today includes more than 400 airlines, approximately 60,000 hotels, 41 car rental companies, nine cruise lines, 35 railroads and 220 tour operators. Key brands of Sabre Travel Network include GetThere, the leading Web-based corporate travel reservation technology, and Jurni Network, the unique leisure travel agency consortium that enables members to sell more products from preferred travel suppliers using sophisticated market intelligence.

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 http://www.sabre-holdings.com.

Statements in this news release which are not purely historical facts, including statements about anticipated specialized product offerings or other statements about anticipations, beliefs, expectations, hopes, intentions, or strategies for the future, may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based upon information available to the Sabre Holdings Corporation on the date this press release was released. Sabre Holdings Corporation undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Any forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements, including risks or uncertainties related to Jurni Network’s ability to add additional preferred suppliers or Sabre Holdings Corporation’s revenues being highly dependent on the travel and transportation industries. Sabre Holdings Corporation may not succeed in addressing these and other risks. Further information regarding factors that could affect our financial and other results can be found in the risk factors section of the Sabre Holdings Corporation’s most recent filing on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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CO:  Sabre Holdings; Sabre Travel Network; Jurni Network
ST:  Texas

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