21 May 2014
Sabre Corp. (NASDAQ: SABR) said it is launching a new developer platform as well as new travel services and application programming interfaces to allow developers all over the world to integrate travel into their applications.
Leveraging a new, open portal, called Sabre Dev Studio, developers from travel companies, online travel sites, start-ups, meta-search and social sites, can access more than 150 APIs, as well as testing tools, documentation, prototypes and sample code, and additional resources available from Sabre in an open developer community. In addition, the company is introducing several new, mobile friendly, sub-second response-time shopping and intelligence APIs that developers can use to build new search capabilities for travel.
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.
Sabre is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre´s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, such as passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, and flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, processing over USD100bn of estimated travel spend in 2013 by connecting travel suppliers to their most valued customers, the business traveler. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world.