Sabre Corporation and BCD Travel have inked a long-term, multi-faceted strategic partnership that is expected to drive growth and advancement for both companies and across the travel ecosystem.
Under the newly expanded and long-term technology agreement, BCD Travel expects to increase its booking levels with Sabre. Additionally, the two companies will jointly invest and collaborate on new and advanced solutions that will help accelerate the technology-driven evolution underway across the corporate travel ecosystem.
The partnership will also see both companies focus on creative solutions for managing growing complexities and evolving customer expectations, as well as transforming the impacts of technology and marketplace dynamics into opportunities.
Kurt Ekert, president of Sabre, commented: “This agreement demonstrates our continuing commitment to helping BCD achieve its objectives to differentiate its offerings, improve operational efficiency and grow. Whether that takes the form of providing solutions, or enabling solutions, we will continue to build and sustain the value-added relationship we’ve enjoyed with BCD for so many years.”
BCD Travel’s CEO and president, John Snyder, added: “As we focus on post-Covid travel complexities and engage on deeper technology collaboration and joint development areas, we will enhance our speed to market with functionalities to improve travellers’ planning and booking experience, including bringing NDC to life.”