Sabre wins WTA awards for booking systems
Manama, January 19, 2012
Sabre Travel Network, a leading provider of solutions for the travel industry, has been voted as the world's leading computer reservation system (CRS) and global distribution system (GDS) by World Travel Awards 2011.
Sabre Travel Network Middle East chief executive Daniel Naoumovitch accepted the award on behalf of Sabre's global operations at an awards ceremony at Katara Cultural Village, Doha.
Voted as a global leader, Sabre's win marks the culmination of a year-long, global search for the very best travel and tourism brands.
Described by the Wall Street Journal as the Oscars of the travel industry, travel professionals from around the globe took part in the voting process for this award which is scrupulously monitored and independently audited.
'This is our 12th consecutive win,' said Sabre president Greg Webb. 'Voted as the world's leading GDS year-on-year by thousands of travel agents around the globe underscores our dedication to our customers.”
'It's a great honour to receive this award in recognition of the service and quality we strive to deliver our customers not just in the region, but around the globe,' he added.
Sabre operates the world's largest global distribution system (GDS), connecting more than 350,000 travel buyers with travel suppliers around the world including more than 400 airlines, 100,000 hotels, 25 car rental brands, 50 rail providers and 13 cruise lines.
Sabre's innovative technology aggregates global travel content and makes it easy for travel buyers to shop, book and manage corporate and leisure travel. – TradeArabia News Service