SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Apr 26, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Jurni Network, the offline
leisure travel agency consortium, today announced the launch of Jurni
InternetView, the integrated desktop application for Jurni member agents.
Jurni InternetView allows a combination of global distribution system (GDS)
and Web-based capabilities to be presented in the same workspace.
This unique GDS-independent desktop application, based on the Nexion
technology platform, is designed to interface with a variety of popular
booking engines, including Sabre Vacations, the Sabre Travel Network private
label version of Trisept Solutions’ VAX VacationAccess tour browser.
Exceptional travel products and supplier promotions available through Jurni
InternetView will enable member agencies to sell high-margin offers and high-
quality programs to their customers.
The easy-to-use Jurni desktop combines the traditional GDS displays,
familiar to agents, with graphical user interfaces to specific areas for
additional information. Merchandising alerts prompt agents to recommend
preferred suppliers’ products matched to their customers through the Jurni
market intelligence system. Jurni agents can anticipate buying predictions
about their customers to bring the right product to the right customer at the
“I am very excited about the potential of this tool and the positive
impacts on my day to day working environment,” said Loretta Hjorth of Hjorth
Travel in San Diego. “With everything in one convenient place, it allows me
to spend more time working with my clients.”
“The integrated desktop enables Jurni Network member agencies to grow
their businesses and turn more shoppers into buyers,” said Chris Kroeger,
general manager of Jurni Network. “In addition, the technology and CRM
capabilities help Jurni agents deliver more sales — and higher yield sales —
to preferred suppliers, thus meeting the business objectives of both agents
and suppliers, while providing customers the travel experiences they most
desire. Significant other features will be added to the Jurni Network desktop
in the near future, including dynamic packaging, back office functions and
cruise booking enhancements, among others.”
Features of the Jurni Network integrated desktop application currently
-- Stable, reliable connectivity that is compatible with any Internet service provider. All Internet connections, including dial-up, DSL, cable and satellite, are supported. -- Seamless integration with GDS and other inventory sources -- Electronic capability to access rates and book over 300 blocked cruise space departures -- One click access and log-on to Sabre Vacations, Consolidator Mall and Web air fares -- Access to the Jurni agency marketing programs system -- Agent access to Web itineraries -- Preferred travel product preferencing -- Single sign-in to all linked applications
Training for Jurni agents on the Jurni Network desktop application is
available through self-paced training courses and Webinars. More information
is available at www.jurni.com .
About Jurni Network
Jurni Network, 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 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 .
Jurni InternetView, Sabre Travel Network, Jurni Network, Nexion, GetThere,
and Sabre Vacations are trademarks and/or service marks of an affiliate of
Sabre Holdings Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade
names are the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE Sabre Travel Network
Nanci Williams of Sabre Travel Network, +1-682-605-2271, or firstname.lastname@example.org