Ecuadorian carrier’s full inventory, public fares and schedule are available for agencies and corporations that book and shop the airline in the Sabre travel marketplace
BOGOTÁ, Colombia, Dec. 3 2013 – Sabre (www.sabre.com), a global technology company, has signed a new, long-term agreement with TAME, the national carrier of Ecuador, to market its full content and enable the airline to efficiently merchandise the full complement of their services through the agency channel worldwide.
The extended agreement means that more than 370,000 travel agents and hundreds of corporations connected to the Sabre travel marketplace in more than 130 countries, will continue to benefit from real-time access to all of TAME’s seats and fare classes.
TAME Líneas Aéreas del Ecuador currently operates 15 domestic routes and nine international destinations in the Americas, including São Paulo, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Cali, Caracas, La Habana, Lima, Panama and most recently New York. Around 6,000 passengers travel daily on its aircraft.
Julia De Jesús, vice president for Sabre Travel Network in Latin America north region, said: “We are pleased to extend our agreement with TAME as both the airline and our agency customers have benefited from a growing network of regional flights catering to the specific demand of Latin American travelers. Our technology is continuously evolving, to help airlines merchandise efficiently through our leading marketplace, which allows them to better serve travelers.”
Francisco Páex, commercial director for TAME, said: “Sabre’s leading technology for airfares’ commerce, coupled with its global reach and access to hundreds of thousands of agents, support our business goals. Travel agents and arrangers are considered industry partners in our strategy to boost sales and drive our business to the next level.”
As part of the renewed agreement, the airline will leverage Sabre’s media solutions to strategically target travel buyers, as well as display their availability for online agencies.
Sabre operates the world’s leading travel marketplace, facilitating the sale of travel between buyers and sellers.