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Thu, 14 Dec 2017

Sabre Expands Services to Papua New Guinea

Sabre has signed an agreement with Air Niugini to distribute the Sabre global distribution system (GDS) in Papua New Guinea.

 With this agreement, travel agents will adopt Sabre Red Workspace, Sabre’s point-of-sale solution which delivers a content-rich marketplace integrated with data-driven support tools.

Other solutions that Sabre will be bringing to the market include TripCase, an itinerary management tool that gives travellers the freedom to manage and stay connected with their latest trip details and to create new bookings, as well as Clipboard, a tool that helps travel agents quickly translate information from Sabre Red Workspace and configure information to meet their needs.

Air Niugini aircraft. Click to enlarge.

“Sabre has been in Asia Pacific for over two decades and we are continuously investing in smart technologies that capture new opportunities and address existing challenges. We are also constantly working on providing more content to agents within the Sabre travel marketplace. With Air Niugini as our latest distribution partner, we are confident in extending our reach and helping to grow Papua New Guinea’s travel industry through our integrated network,” said Todd Arthur, vice president, Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific. “As focus on enhanced technologies, revenue and customer experience continues to grow, travel professionals will seek technology partners that are able to support their strategic direction and provide the latest tools to deliver on their objectives.”

Air Niugini is the national carrier of Papua New Guinea, offering a range of domestic flights and international flights throughout Asia, Oceania and Australia. Air Niugini tickets are now available via Sabre.

“We commenced our business transformation four years ago in the areas of customer service, cost management and changing our culture to better suit the evolving needs of our travellers,” said Simon Foo, CEO of Air Niugini. “With Sabre’s leading technology solutions and expertise in the travel space, we are confident that they are the best partner of choice to drive revenue and efficiencies for us, and growth within the region.”

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