Despegar renews long-term commercial agreement with Sabre

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Despegar renews long-term commercial agreement with Sabre
Fri August 16, 2019

The leading technology provider for the global tourism industry announced the renewal of its commercial agreement with the online travel company

The long-term extension of the contract ensures the continuity of access by Despegar to the global distribution system (GDS) leading the Saber market, boosting the service of the online agency to an estimated 140 million visitors unique.

Despegar has a strong track record in Latin America, with a presence in 20 markets, which represents 95% of the region's population. Through its commercial agreement with Saber, it will strengthen its position as the “only stop” for consumers. By using Saber's innovative advanced technology for flight searches, Despegar will offer its travelers access to content from hundreds of airlines around the world, including a growing range of extra offers (ancillaries) and branded fares (branded fares) ), which will allow them to build an optimal and personalized travel experience.

"It is a privilege to continue our business relationship with Despegar," says Constantine Hallax, vice president, Saber Travel Network. “Throughout it, our goal has always been to allow them to maintain leadership within the online travel market and serve their customers in the best way. This aligns strongly with our mission to create omni-channel solutions that our business partners can easily integrate, and generate efficiencies through the powerful analytical and sales solutions offered by Saber. ”

The complete portfolio of Saber products that Despegar will have will include business solutions driven by the use of data, mobile services, information services and notification services to provide a better shopping experience for customers. The online agency will also benefit from the speed of delivery of results among the vast offer of content that Saber GDS has

"We never hesitate to renew our commercial link with Saber," said Gonzalo Estebarena, CCO de Despegar. “As a market leader with a global vision, regional experience and knowledge, and a deep involvement with its customers, Saber understands the complexities inherent in our business and offers reliable and easily adopted solutions for us, and that our customers value. While we know that the needs and preferences of our customers will be constantly transformed, it is comforting to know that Saber is a reliable business partner that will help us navigate these transformations”.


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