Sabre Travel Network and Hogg Robinson Group Sign New Long-term Agreement

SOUTHLAKE, Texas & BASINGSTOKE, U.K.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 31, 2006–Sabre Travel Network and Hogg Robinson Group plc (HRG) today announced that they have signed a new five-year global agreement.

Through this long-term agreement with Sabre Travel Network, HRG has contracted to use the Sabre global distribution system (GDS) to access content and to use Sabre technology and products to grow their business in North America. The agreement will encompass HRG businesses in the United States, Canada and Europe.

“HRG has shown strong leadership and innovation in the travel industry and we are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding group,” said John Stow, president, Sabre Travel Network. “Achieving a long-term agreement with an international corporate services group such as HRG is a strong endorsement of a balanced solution for an efficient marketplace.”

“Because of the breadth and depth of the Sabre GDS we can offer our travel consultants — and therefore our clients — comprehensive access to travel products and services,” said Bill Brindle, Business Technology and Distribution Director, Hogg Robinson Group. “The fact that we can get content from one aggregated source is tremendously important to our business and a key reason for our long-term commitment.”

About Hogg Robinson Group

Hogg Robinson plc is the award-winning international corporate services company whose interests include wholly-owned or majority controlled corporate travel operations in over 20 key driver markets throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. It is supported by a network of managed partners in a further 68 countries around the world.

Totally committed to delivering a value offering for clients, the HRG worldwide network offers a comprehensive range of services which includes travel management, fulfillment services and low cost transactions, as well as Consulting, Expense Management, Events & Meetings Management and Sports.

About Sabre Travel Network

Sabre Travel Network, a Sabre Holdings company, provides access to the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS). The Sabre GDS is a ready-built efficient marketplace that connects suppliers, including hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels, with more than 50,000 travel agency locations. Suppliers get access through one single connection; travel agents get real time access to thousands of travel products from multiple suppliers through one source integrated into their businesses; consumers get access to a global supermarket of the world’s greatest travel possibilities.

Key brands of Sabre Travel Network include GetThere, the leading Web-based corporate travel reservation technology, and Jurni Network, the unique leisure travel agency consortium in the United States that enables members to sell more products from preferred travel suppliers using sophisticated market intelligence.

Sabre Holdings (NYSE:TSG) connects people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at

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