MEXICO CITY, Sept 22, 2014 – Sabre Corporation (www.sabre.com) today announced a new release of TotalTrip, a hotel distribution and B2B commerce solution integrated into the Sabre travel marketplace, available to travel consultants across Latin America and the Caribbean. As a major enhancement, Sabre’s TotalTrip now provides the extensive range of global properties distributed by Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), following a new technology agreement.
Under the specific agreement between EAN and Sabre, new hotel content has been added into Sabre’s hotel e-commerce platform and is now available for real-time booking.
Expedia Affiliate Network will further expand TotalTrip’s already robust hotel content, offering tens of thousands of additional properties worldwide at competitive hotel rates. The additional hotel content means more business opportunities for agents, as they can offer more options to meet travelers’ preferences while increase revenue from commissions guaranteed by Sabre for every pre-paid hotel booking.
“We are excited about the continued relationship with Sabre through TotalTrip and the expansion of hotel options for the agents and customers in the Latin American region,” states Wendy Aird, vice president for EAN in The Americas.
“We are proud of our collaboration with Expedia Affiliate Network, as we share a commitment to create the smarter hotel shopping tool for agents that provides multiple options for their travelers,” said Julia De Jesús, vice president of Sabre Travel Network in Latin America. “We believe the content brought by Expedia Affiliate Network into TotalTrip will exceed travelers’ expectations in all Latin America and the Caribbean when it comes to providing a wealth of destinations, amenities and even rates.”
In addition to the increased hotel offering, TotalTrip has introduced additional product enhancements to make the shopping experience even more dynamic and seamless. The optimization includes improved search criteria, more information in the hotel’s map view and comprehensive descriptions of location, rooms, and amenities. The new release aims to create a seamless interaction between the agent and the digital hotel platform.
EAN is the latest hotel aggregator to bring its content into TotalTrip. This new content enhancement follows previous implementations of other regional online sources, including Best Day, Transhotel, Trend Operadora, Destinations of the World, GTA, Tourico, Hotel Beds and HotelDo.
Sabre® Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, such as passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, and flight, network and crew management. Sabre® also operates a leading global travel marketplace, processing over $100 billion of estimated travel spend in 2013 by connecting travel suppliers to their most valued customers, the business traveler. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. For more information visit www.sabre.com
About Expedia Affiliate Network
Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) is a division within the Expedia, Inc. group, the world’s leading online travel business. EAN creates the tools and technology that help millions of travelers find the perfect hotels for their next trips. EAN works with over 7,500 partners in 33 countries to turn their web traffic into hotel bookings and happy customers. For more information on EAN visit www.ean.com. Expedia Affiliate Network and the Expedia Affiliate Network logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners. ©2014 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. CTS # 2029030-50
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