Scott Koepf Named General Manager of Jurni/Nexion

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 14, 2006–Sabre Travel
Network recently announced the appointment of Scott Koepf as general
manager of the Jurni leisure travel consortium and the host agency,
Nexion, Inc.

“Scott is the ideal choice to lead Jurni and Nexion, not only
because of his extensive experience in the travel industry as a whole,
but also because of his experience as a former travel agent,” said
Eric Speck, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for
Sabre Holdings. “He truly understands the challenges and concerns
facing travel agents today, so he will be able to best anticipate and
meet their needs.”

Koepf brings with him more than 25 years of travel retail
experience. Most recently, he served as vice president of sales for
Nexion, during which time he and his team more than doubled Nexion’s
North American membership base.

Koepf’s previous roles include president of both Cruise Holidays
International and the National Association of Cruise-Oriented Agents,
and he has owned and operated two travel agencies. He is a sought
after motivational speaker who has trained the sales teams of major
cruise lines and tour companies, as well as thousands of travel agents
around the world.

About Jurni

Jurni, a Sabre Travel Network brand, is a leisure travel agency
consortium that enables offline agencies to sell more products from
preferred travel suppliers by using sophisticated market intelligence.
This highly targeted distribution channel creates a whole new value
proposition for suppliers and optimizes earnings for both suppliers
and agencies. Additional information about Jurni Network is available

About Nexion

Nexion, a Sabre Travel Network brand, is the industry’s leading
full-service host agency that offers independent and home-based travel
agents a comprehensive business solution, including all the tools and
services available to full-service travel agencies. With nearly a
decade of industry experience, the Nexion solution provides unique
economic, operational, marketing and technology benefits. More
information is available at

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 travel suppliers,
including hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels, to 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.

    CONTACT: Sabre Holdings, Southlake
             Emily Kinney, 682-605-3286

    SOURCE: Jurni/Nexion