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Sabre Businesses Recognized with World Travel Awards; Sabre System Named “World’s Best Global Distribution System” for 11th Consecutive Year and Travelocity Named “World’s Leading Travel Internet Site” for 7th Time

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 5, 2005–For the 11th consecutive year, travel agents from around the world have chosen the Sabre global distribution system (GDS) as the “World’s Leading Computer Reservations System (CRS)/GDS,” a component of the World Travel Awards. Travelocity was also named the “World’s Leading Travel Internet Site” for the 7th consecutive year. Additionally, Sabre Travel Network was again named the “World’s Leading Travel Technology Provider” during the awards ceremony in Barbados.

“It is a tremendous honor for Sabre Travel Network and Travelocity to be selected by travel agents around the world for these significant awards,” said Eric J. Speck, chief marketing officer. “This industry-wide recognition highlights our unique Sabre Holdings business portfolio and technology expertise across the company, and most important, our commitment to meeting the needs of all our customers. We will continue to work diligently to provide exceptional value to suppliers, travel agents and travelers.”

The World Travel Awards were organized in 1993 to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world’s travel and tourism industry. More than 150,000 agents from 80,000 travel agencies across the globe participated in the World Travel Awards organization’s recent voting campaign.

About Sabre Holdings Corporation

Sabre Holdings, an S&P 500 company, is a world leader in travel commerce, retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. Sabre Holdings supports travelers, travel agents, corporations and travel suppliers through its companies: Travelocity, Sabre Travel Network, and Sabre Airline Solutions. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the company has more than 6,000 employees in 43 countries. Full year 2003 revenues totaled $2.05 billion. Sabre Holdings is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TSG. More information is available at www.sabre-holdings.com.

    CONTACT: Sabre Holdings, Southlake
             Nanci Williams, 682-605-2271

    SOURCE: Sabre Holdings Corporation

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