Sabre Corporation has renewed its long-term, worldwide distribution agreement with Air New Zealand, TravelBiz Monitor reported. Sabre will continue to distribute global Air New Zealand content to hundreds of thousands of travel agents and thousands of corporations through its extensive travel marketplace. The agreement also includes an opt-in content program in New Zealand and Australia. It provides agencies with access to Air New Zealand’s preferential content through the Sabre marketplace. Sabre is crucial to the world’s travel ecosystem. It facilitates the marketing and sale of airfares and other types of travel to travel agents and corporations worldwide.
Sabre is deeply committed to bringing the travel ecosystem together
Rakesh Narayanan, Vice President, Regional General Manager, Asia and Pacific, Travel Solutions, Airline Sales, said, “The eyes of the world have watched New Zealand’s exemplary handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and we’re excited to announce our renewed agreement with Air New Zealand and to continue to support their digital customer and retailing strategy. Travelers want the very best offers and choices possible, while travel agencies want to be able to provide this rich content to their clients. Meanwhile, airlines need robust distribution strategies to be able to distribute their fares and ancillary products to a wide audience. Sabre’s AdvanceConnect program, which provides robust product capabilities and faster, accurate responses for all bookings and ancillary sales, ensures travel agents and corporations have interactive access to its branded fare offers and ancillaries. Sabre is deeply committed to bringing the travel ecosystem together so that all parties can realize their goals, and this latest agreement demonstrates the very clear commitment of both organizations to the recovery and future growth of the travel industry.”