SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Sept. 7, 2017 – Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has signed an agreement with Rovia™, an industry leading travel and lifestyle service provider offering turnkey solutions for business partners and membership-based travel companies.
The long term technology and GDS agreement includes operational consulting and establishes Sabre as Rovia’s primary technology provider to support travel e-commerce for its fast growing network of business partners.
Rovia will have access to innovative solutions that will further enhance the customer experience they provide to business affiliates, providing a competitive advantage on an exclusive inventory of travel services including air, hotel, car and cruise. Sabre will also provide Rovia with industry leading capabilities including mobile shopping capabilities and API technology connecting their platform to the Sabre travel marketplace.
“Rovia has an innovative business model and we look forward to working with them to provide their customers with great technology that is proven to find the best fares and leading travel services,” said Jay Jones, senior vice president for Sabre Travel Network in the Americas. “Our new partnership opens up opportunities for Sabre technology to differentiate Rovia’s services and offer an enhanced shopping and booking experience for travelers.”
“We are committed to our strategic partnership with Sabre, both our in-house travel professionals as well as our online booking portal will be enabled to provide our travelers the best in class service they require,” said Josh Paine, CEO of Rovia. “Sabre is the right partner to support Rovia’s rapid global expansion, providing Rovia with technology that is highly adaptable and industry leading, including our growing online booking platform. We are confident our Sabre partnership will allow Rovia the tools, connectivity and distribution to access new as well as strengthen existing partnerships with global travel partners and suppliers,” added Paine.
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.
Rovia, LLC is an industry-leading travel and lifestyle service provider offering turnkey solutions for business partners and membership-based travel companies. Through the cultivation of relevant and meaningful relationships with top-tier companies, Rovia now powers exceptional travel and lifestyle products across the globe. http://rovia.com