SOUTHLAKE, Texas – April 26, 2012 – Sabre Travel Network, a global technology company serving travel suppliers and agencies, today announced that the voyage inventory for Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises will be available beginning June 1 to all Sabre-connected travel agencies. The inventory is currently available to several beta customers using Sabre Cruises or the Sabre Cruises API. The addition of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises, both units of Prestige Cruise Holdings, brings the number of cruise lines offered through Sabre’s cruise shopping and booking tools to fourteen.
"Providing access to Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises inventory through the Sabre GDS agency network expands our reach into the agency community and gives our most important partners another efficient platform to secure memorable vacation experiences for their clients aboard our award-winning vessels," said Kunal S. Kamlani, president and COO of Prestige Cruise Holdings.
Sabre’s cruise tools offer travel agents quick and easy access to cruise lines’ systems for real-time, shopping and booking, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. The addition of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises give agents the ability to increase their luxury and upper-premium cruise offerings to their customers with the use of our Sabre cruise booking tools.
"With the addition of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises, Sabre cruise tools provide agents even more customer service and revenue potential by providing more participating cruise lines with varied offerings," said David Gross, senior vice president – supplier distribution, Sabre Travel Network. "We are committed to our continued relationship with Prestige Cruise Holdings as we increase participation with their brands in our industry-leading cruise booking tools."
About Sabre Travel Network
Sabre Travel Network provides technology to the travel industry. It operates the world&rqsuo;s largest travel marketplace, connecting travel buyers and sellers through the Sabre global distribution system (GDS). Its innovative technology connects 350,000 travel agents to more than 400 airlines, 100,000 hotels, 25 car rental brands, 50 rail providers, 14 cruise lines and other global travel suppliers. More than $100 billion of travel is purchased through this channel annually.
Sabre Travel Network is part of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company serving the world&rqsuo;s largest industry- travel and tourism. For more information please visit: www.sabretravelnetwork.com.
About Prestige Cruise Holdings
Prestige Cruise Holdings (PCH) is the parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. PCH manages select assets in Apollo Management&rqsuo;s cruise investment portfolio and is led by Chairman & CEO Frank J. Del Rio and President & COO Kunal S. Kamlani. PCH is the market leader in the upper-premium and luxury segments of the cruise industry with nearly 5,200 berths between the Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, a number the company expects will grow to approximately 6,400 berths by mid 2012.