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The Travel Professional View: Getting the Word Out

Look for every opportunity to communicate your value and demonstrate why you should be entrusted with someone’s next trip

Look for every opportunity to communicate your value and demonstrate why you should be entrusted with someone’s next trip

In my role at Sabre Travel Network, I try to stay on top of things happening in the travel industry by reading just about everything I can get my eyes on. And visibility of the travel professional seems to be a trending topic.

Recently, I was struck by a group of headlines that were together in the same industry newsletter. Here they are, exactly as they appeared:

I couldn’t help but notice the deeper story these headlines were telling me: Travel professionals provide a wonderful service — [...]

Save time and sanity with Clipboard

Easily format and send itineraries with the Clipboard Red App

Easily format and send itineraries with the Clipboard Red App

Meet Matthew

Matthew is new to Sabre. He’s getting used to the change in formats, as well as familiarizing himself with new tools and available products. He’s so excited to find tools that weren’t available to him before moving to Sabre. And the Clipboard Red App is the latest one.

Matthew uses Clipboard to easily format and send itineraries for his customers. Best part?  He can even customize it to [...]

Explore seat maps, amenity information and reviews with the SeatGuru Red App

Efficiently find reviews and amenity information, and make optimal seat selections for your customers, with the SeatGuru Red App

Efficiently find reviews and amenity information, and make optimal seat selections for your customers, with the SeatGuru Red App

We’ve partnered with TripAdvisor to create a Red App that provides you with the most up-to-date seat and in-flight amenity information.

The SeatGuru Red App delivers specific seat information, allowing you  to explore seat maps and reviews submitted by your peers and other travelers. This ensures you will make the best seat selection for your customers. In addition, you will be able to access information on in-flight amenities, such as entertainment options, Wi-Fi access, power and USB ports, and meals.

Through the Sabre Red App Centre, you can order the SeatGuru Red App and incorporate it directly into your [...]

Give travelers the ability to update their own profile with the new Sabre Profiles Traveler Portal

Take advantage of the new Sabre Profiles Traveler Portal

Take advantage of the new Sabre Profiles Traveler Portal

We know customers are your most valuable asset. With the new Sabre Profiles Traveler Portal, your customers can update their own personal information within their profiles.

Travelers access the profile Portal, which will be branded with your agency name, directly from your own agency website. Key data such as address and phone numbers, loyalty program numbers, and form of payment can all be managed by the travelers.

You have the ability to specify which travelers can have access to the Portal, and only existing profiles can be modified.

By giving your customers the ability to update [...]

Viva Aeromexico! Ancillaries now available in the Sabre marketplace

Shop and purchase baggage, seats and more from AeroMexico

Book Aeromexico’s extra services directly from your Sabre Red Workspace

We like giving you more! Sabre Connected agents can now shop and book Aeromexico’s ancillaries in the Sabre marketplace– including pre-paid seats, bags, pets, in-flight entertainment and more.

With our Air Extras platform, you can book Aeromexico’s ancillaries directly from your Sabre Red Workspace. It’s fully integrated with all your existing tools, so you’ll [...]

The Travel Professional View: Live From CLIA

Travel professionals continue to play a vital role in the health of the cruise industry

Travel professionals continue to play a vital role in the health of the cruise industry

The cruise industry really is the happiness industry and the industry of fulfilling dreams

The sounds of Pharrell Williams’ hit “Happy” echoed through the halls of the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, serving as the perfect anthem for this years’ CLIA cruise3sixty

Because, as speaker after speaker demonstrated during the opening general session, there’s a lot to be happy about in the cruise industry.

Christine Duffy, President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association, said the number of cruise passengers has increased 66% since 2005, from 13 million to more than 21 million. This year, the number of passengers is forecast to reach 21.7 million, which is about the population of Australia.

That’s a lot of potential customers for your travel business.

As the CEOs of four major cruise lines [...]

Desktop calendars for second quarter are now available

Enjoy travel images captured all over the world and delivered back to you

Enjoy travel images captured all over the world and delivered back to you

Send your desktop on vacation with our quarterly desktop calendars

The travel images featured in our calendars were sent in by your peers during our recent Calling All Photos campaign.

Download your new desktop calendar today! Enjoy travel images captured all over the world and delivered back to you.

Our calendars are FREE and [...]

 

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