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 at

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