Leveraging a new, open portal, called
The move to a new developer platform reinforces Sabre's leadership efforts to make travel more personalized and easily accessible to consumers through new travel apps and services provided by travel suppliers, travel agencies, online travel sites, and social sites. It also supports the company's strong commitment to helping airline, hotel, and travel agency customers identify new revenue opportunities, and deliver differentiated services.
Examples of Sabre's new travel services include six-month calendar shopping, shopping across hundreds of alternate airports, and shopping by budget or theme. Built on a patent-pending platform, the new services allow developers to experiment with different APIs and create prototypes quickly and easily, significantly reducing development cycles and time-to-market - a unique offering in the travel industry.
For travelers, the APIs available through
"Travelers want more personalization. They want to shop for travel in new ways and in the places they choose, whether at travel agencies, online travel sites, search engines, or social sites. Travelers want to be inspired and they want the experience to be easy and intuitive," Webb said. "
The Sabre travel marketplace, one of the world's largest marketplaces, processes more than
Sabre will be hosting a global hack-a-thon event in late July to provide developers inside and outside of the travel industry the opportunity to showcase their talents and ideas across a series of company-sponsored challenges using
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