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Travelocity Business Puts More Measures in Place to Help Travelers Avoid Hassles on the Road; New Enhancements Trigger Email Alerts to Travelers about Itinerary Discrepancies and Status Updates about Logged Traveler Issues

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 17, 2006–Travelocity Business(SM) today announced new enhancements to its mid-office and agent desktop systems as part of its continued effort to provide travelers with relevant travel information that simplifies the business travel process.

Recognizing that business travelers are often rushed and may inadvertently mix up some of their travel details during a booking, Travelocity Business’ mid-office system can now produce email alerts to travelers any time a potential discontinuity is detected on a traveler’s itinerary.

The new alerts make travelers take a second look at a questionable itinerary to help avoid any potential pitfalls before they embark upon a trip. Some of the instances when an alert may be issued include:

— A traveler has booked a round trip ticket that arrives and

departs from different airports in the same city

— A connecting flight arrives in one airport and departs from a

different airport in the same city

— Hotel dates don’t match flight arrival and departure dates for

a specific city

Travelocity Business has also integrated a new CRM solution within its agent desktop so that travel counselors and customer service personnel both have access to traveler issues and can make updates as needed. The tighter integration also means that travelers are kept informed of the status of their issue until it is resolved, as the system automatically issues email updates to the affected business traveler any time a representative opens, modifies or closes an issue.

The customer service issues also are integrated into Travelocity Business’ standard reporting suite, so that a company’s travel manager can pull reports and examine the number of open or closed issues and the type of issues for more proactive travel management. For example, a travel manager can compile issues specific to a particular supplier to aid in the negotiation process.

“At Travelocity Business, we appreciate that travelers want to focus on their business objectives during a trip and not deal with unnecessary travel problems,” said Ellen Keszler, president of Corporate Solutions at Sabre Holdings Corporation. “This latest round of enhancements is part of our continued effort to make the business travel experience as seamless as possible for travelers by keeping them updated with the travel information they need.”

In May, 2006, Travelocity Business also announced the availability of individual traveler histories aimed at helping business travelers more easily reconcile their expenses. The company also introduced refund confirmation emails, so that travelers who refund a ticket immediately know that the refund has been processed without having to wait for the adjustment to appear on their next monthly credit card statement.

About Travelocity Business

Travelocity Business is a full-service corporate travel management company that helps companies easily manage travel and reduce costs, while providing more choices to travelers. Travelocity Business leverages its own innovative technology to streamline travel processes, and complements this with experienced corporate travel agents, strategic account managers and in-depth consulting services.

Travelocity Business combines the expertise, service and travel choices of Travelocity(R) with corporate experience gained from serving more than half of the Fortune 200 companies. For more information, companies can visit www.travelocitybusiness.com.

Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG) is a world leader in travel commerce, retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at http://www.sabre-holdings.com.

             Mary Kate Smither, 972-488-4790

    SOURCE: Travelocity Business

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