To innovate through travel technology, Sabre and the Dnata Travel Group already share a long-term commitment, and the new deal will represent an extended, broader relationship between the two companies in the Middle East
Dubai-based Dnata Travel Group has appointed Sabre Corporation as its preferred technology partner. The two companies have signed a multi-year agreement. Sabre is a leading IT provider to the global travel industry.
To innovate through travel technology, Sabre and the Dnata Travel Group already share a long-term commitment, and the new deal will represent an extended, broader relationship between the two companies in the Middle East.
Allowing Sabre to harness more data and content and offer clients more choice from more than 400 airlines, 1.6 million lodging options, and hundreds of tour operators, rail, car, and cruise providers, the Dnata Travel Group’s Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Partner Network will continue to access Sabre’s portfolio of innovative technology and its intelligent platform, Sabre Red 360, as per the agreement.
“With evolving customer expectations and complex market dynamics, Sabre has been our partner of choice for over 12 years,” said Simon Woodford, VP Global Air Services, Dnata Travel Group.
“Sabre’s deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities offered by the dynamic global travel eco-system enables us to identify and embrace new technology to strengthen our position, improve efficiency, and respond to evolving customer expectations with personalised experiences. This partnership will lead to accelerated innovation, operational simplification, and an enhanced digital user experience.”
“We are excited to continue our successful collaboration with the Dnata Travel Group,” said Andy Finkelstein, senior vice president, Global Agency Sales & Delivery, Sabre Travel Solutions.
“Our new agreement will see us respond together to new and evolving market conditions, including the region’s specificity and new customer trends and expectations. Through this new agreement, we’ll be focusing on helping Dnata achieve growth and deliver enhanced traveller experiences, including tapping into opportunities offered by NDC and virtual payments.”
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