GDS Launches New Cruise Platform

Sabre Travel Network on Wednesday announced the launch of Sabre Cruises, a new cruise shopping and booking tool it says has increased and improved functionality. The tool will give travel agents access to a browser-based booking engine that showcases graphical content agents can view when shopping and booking cruises. All cruise line content, fares, commissions and rates are also incorporated in the tool. "The increased functionality will allow agents to save time, increase revenues and book the best cruises for their customers," said Greg Webb, chief marketing officer for Sabre Travel Network. Currently, the tool provides travel agents access to 12 cruise lines, which agents can access 24/7: Carnival, Celebrity, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Disney, Holland America, Island Cruises, Norwegian, Princess, Royal Caribbean and Windstar.

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