Sabre renews Flight Centre agreement

SINGAPORE, 8 March, 2018: One of the world’s largest travel firms, Flight Centre Travel Group, has renewed its agreement to use Sabre for its travel and airfare bookings as well as take on board the new Sabre Red Workspace

The renewal and adoption of the Sabre Red Workplace is for Flight Centre travel agency outlets in Australia and New Zealand.

Flight Centre managing director, Graham Turner said: “We believe that Sabre’s strong product suite, which is now fully implemented in Australia and New Zealand, will help us build on the success we are already having in this regard.”

Sabre has already upgraded more than 1,300 Flight Centre locations to the new Sabre Red Workspace, representing nearly 9,500 travel agents.

The system is designed to allow consultants to up-sell and cross-sell more effectively.

Sabre Travel Network president, Wade Jones said: “Since expanding our relationship and rolling out the new Sabre Red Workspace, Flight Centre travel agents are already seeing  promising results from our ultra-fast desktop solution.”

Under the agreement, Flight Centre Travel Group will use the Sabre GDS as one of its key platforms to shop, book and manage travel content that offers fares on 400 airlines, 900,000 hotel options, 24 car rental brands and 14 cruise lines.

Established in the 1980s, Flight Centre Travel Group is now a USD20 billion business consisting of more than 40 brands. It has company-owned operations in 23 countries and a corporate travel management network that spans more than 90 countries. FCTG was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1995 (ASX: FLT and employs more than 19,000 people globally for almost 2800 businesses.