Sabre signs partner in Japan

SINGAPORE, 6 June 2019: Sabre Corporation, a technology provider to the global travel industry, named INFINI as the official distributor of the Sabre Global Distribution System (GDS) in Japan earlier this week.

INFINI will now market and sell the Sabre GDS in Japan alongside the INFINI distribution product. This ground-breaking agreement also ensures that travel agents across the market have access to Sabre’s cutting-edge technology solutions that enable the delivery of compelling offers to travellers, provide access to a rich, global travel marketplace, and generate a seamless experience to customers.

“INFINI is pleased to provide access to Sabre’s rich content and leading technology solutions to travel agents in Japan. Under this significant agreement we will ensure that our customers are best-equipped to address the fast-changing industry in which we operate,” said INFINI CEO Kimio Uemura. “We are confident that our local expertise, paired with Sabre’s global content and innovative technology, will deliver superior, end-to-end experiences to travellers,” he added.

With travellers to Japan near 32 million in 2018[1], INFINI is a key partner in supporting local travel agencies and online travel agencies (OTAs) that are increasing their global footprint. The new agreement with Sabre extends INFINI’s portfolio to also include global functionalities that will provide optimal solutions to agents with international customers, allowing them to offer seamless support and service.

“Our new agreement with INFINI demonstrates Sabre’s commitment to the continued success of Asia Pacific’s travel industry. We are pleased to partner with INFINI as our official distributor in Japan and provide the agency community with access to over 420 airlines and 285,000 hotel properties, in addition to industry-leading technology solutions as we reimagine the future of travel together,” said Sabre Corporation vice president Todd Arthur.