Innovation Hub

Blog Aug 1, 2017

Business travelers know what they want — and this app lets them search using their preferences

We call it Preference-Driven Air Shopping. This tool, which we've covered in other applications, was created by the Sabre Research...

Blog Jul 25, 2017

A new decision support tool for managing airline frequent flyers

Loyalty in travel is a big deal: the value of miles outstanding on airlines balance sheets sits in the hundreds...

Blog Apr 6, 2017

Are you certain that your airfare promotions are making money?

Precisely! The best promotions aren't always obvious Like all businesses, airlines experience fluctuations in demand. Airlines have a predictable demand...

Blog Mar 28, 2017

What if your face could be your boarding pass on your next flight?

Airport kiosks could one day use facial recognition software What's impossible to lose, easy to find and virtually unhackable? Your...

Blog Mar 2, 2017

Could seat-led shopping change the way travelers buy airline tickets?

The fundamentals of airfare search have remained relatively stable over time. There's a fare-led search or a schedule-led search. As in,...

Blog Feb 21, 2017

Using the Trip Planning Cost Estimator to reduce business travel expenses

The Innovation Hub is a collection of beta projects being actively pursued by our global data, science and product teams....

Blog Nov 18, 2016

Iterating on the travel industry: 5 concepts poised to move from idea to execution

The Innovation Hub is Sabre's home for freshly hatched concepts. These aren't embryonic ideas, set to incubate until — or...

Blog Jun 28, 2016

Meet the Hotel Beaconator, a promising new tool for the bottom line

Understanding guest movements is often more intuition than science. Hotel managers might rely on basic visual analysis of traffic flows,...

Blog Jun 9, 2016

Can machine learning and preference-driven shopping deliver true personalization in travel?

Personalization continues to be a mantra for many travel suppliers. As technology matures, traveler expectations evolve to include a greater desire...

Blog Apr 15, 2016

How ‘split stays’ could become the latest strategic tool in revenue management for hotels

Demand for hotel rooms is never as consistent as hoteliers might like: large conferences and special events often stress inventory...

Blog Mar 31, 2016

Travel hacker? Status chaser? New airfare search app uses cost of miles earned as search criteria

Travel inspiration is often a mixed bag. It's not always simple and straightforward to explore potential trips without a fixed...