SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 7, 2006–Sabre Holdings
(NYSE:TSG) today announced a new agreement with Amadeus IT Group SA to
provide their respective travel agents with uninterrupted access to
Specifically, the agreement enables Sabre Travel Network to
provide its travel agents with the ability to complete bookings on an
airline that might not participate in the Sabre global distribution
system (GDS). Sabre will offer the same back-up for Amadeus.
The agreement is designed to benefit the tens of thousands of
Sabre GDS subscribers as well as the traveling public by ensuring
their travel agents have content access to offer a broad choice of
airlines. Providing Sabre connected agents with this capability will
help to ensure they have continued broad and seamless access to
airline inventory and is expected to help avoid service disruptions.
The ultimate beneficiaries of this agreement are travelers, whether
leisure or business, who can now be assured that their travel agent
will continue to be able to service the full range of their travel
About Sabre Holdings
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world’s greatest travel
possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution
and technology solutions for the travel industry. Sabre Holdings
supports travelers, travel agents, corporations, government agencies
and travel suppliers through its companies: Travelocity, Sabre Travel
Network and Sabre Airline Solutions. Headquartered in Southlake,
Texas, the company has approximately 9,000 employees in 45 countries.
Full-year 2005 revenues totaled $2.5 billion. Sabre Holdings, an S&P
500 company, is traded on the NYSE under the symbol TSG. More
information is available at http://www.sabre-holdings.com.
CONTACT: Sabre Holdings, Southlake Media Contact Michael Berman, 682-605-2397 firstname.lastname@example.org or Investor Relations Contact Karen Fugate, 682-605-2343 email@example.com SOURCE: Sabre Holdings