Sabre signs technology agreement with HNA Hotels & Resorts
China-based hospitality company to use Sabre’s reservations system, booking engine
SABR), a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has signed a comprehensive technology agreement with China-based HNA Hotels & Resorts.
operations and marketing systems, including the Sabre SynXis central reservations system and Sabre Guest Connect Booking Engine. HNA also will leverage Sabre's full complement of distribution channels.
HNA officials selected Sabre Hospitality Solutions because of its broad portfolio ofseamlessly integrated software, which solved HNA's primary challenge of having multiple, unrelated systems across their properties.
"Sabre has solid, proven technology and a rich history of delivering innovative solutionsto the travel industry," said John Kidd, president of HNA Hospitality Group. "Sabre was the best choice because of its best-in-class solutions that are aligned to our growth strategy."
With two properties already outside of China, HNA will continue its internationalexpansion. Sabre plans to play a pivotal role with HNA to help them achieve their growth goals.
"Our unrivaled portfolio of integrated solutions will provide HNA with the tools they needto increase revenue, improve operational efficiency and enhance the end-to-end guest experience," said Alex Alt, president and general manager of Sabre Hospitality Solutions. "The unique combination of Sabre's global reach to travelers combined with unparalleled marketing expertise will enhance and strengthen HNA's continued expansion efforts."
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Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.