Sabre Holdings Announces Retirement of CMO Eric Speck

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 12, 2006–Sabre Holdings
(NYSE:TSG) today announced the retirement of Executive Vice President
and Chief Marketing Officer Eric Speck, who spent 26 years in
leadership roles throughout the company and around the world. Speck’s
retirement will be effective September 15, but he will continue in an
ongoing, non-employee advisory role for the company.

“Eric let me know in late July that he would like to retire. Given
his deep industry expertise, I’m really appreciative of his
willingness to advise us on an ongoing basis,” said Sam Gilliland,
chairman and chief executive officer of Sabre Holdings. “His
significant contributions over the last 26 years have in many ways
shaped who we are today. His wealth of knowledge, warm personal
management style and daily operational leadership will be greatly

As CMO, Speck was responsible for corporate-level marketing
activities including planning, corporate strategy, business
development, market research, incubation of new business models,
investment priority setting and leading initiatives that deliver on
synergies of the Sabre Holdings’ product portfolio. He began his
career as a financial analyst for Sabre, and his tenure has included
positions overseeing sales, service, operations, product management,
business development, and travel supplier relationship management.

“The people of Sabre have always been my extended family. Sabre
has provided me with a tremendously rewarding career and many fond
memories,” said Speck. “Looking back at the progress we have made
together, we can all be proud of Sabre’s history, leadership and
transformation. I have absolute confidence in Sabre, its leadership
team, its people and its future.”

Speck’s responsibilities will be realigned within the company’s
executive leadership team. He will continue to serve as Sabre’s board
representative for several of the company’s joint ventures as part of
his ongoing advisory role. A certified travel consultant, Speck was a
long-time member of the board for the Travel Institute and served as
Sabre’s delegate on the World Travel and Tourism Council.

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

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    SOURCE: Sabre Holdings