Customers with multi-unit and multi-chain portfolios contributed to the significant growth that SabreHospitality Solutions experienced over the last 12 months especially with its SynXis CentralReservation System (CRS), Sabre reports.
In the past year, over 1,000 properties have moved to the SynXis CRS solidifying Sabre Hospitality Solutions as the world’s largest provider of reservation and global travel distribution services. Sabre says 53 private label GDS chain codes are using the SynXis CRS.
Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ technology and its expertise has expanded to handle the special needs required by this segment of the industry, Sabre says. This includes the ability to differentiate multiple brands within a chain; integration with loyalty programs and the ability to recognize repeat customers regardless of channel; branding tools for a chain’s online booking engine and the individual hotel Websites; customized mobile applications; integration with revenue management systems and a vast inventory of Property Management System (PMS) two-way integrations, which enable the SynXis CRS to become the hotel reservation system of record for the chain.
Among the major hospitality companies that have selected Sabre Hospitality Solutions are: Preferred Hotel Group which switched all of their brands including over 500 properties throughout May; Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, successfully cutover 49 properties in April, and Thon Hotels, which will switch its 69 properties throughout Norway, Sweden, Belgium and The Netherlands this summer.
In addition to a robust CRS, Sabre Hospitality Solutions also offers chain customers many connectivity features with its distribution partners. This gives all hotels and resorts a comprehensive set of merchandising tools across all channels including:
* Sabre Commission Indicator
* Galileo Complete Pricing Plus
* Amadeus Enriched Single Property Availability
* Pegasus ADS Best Practices Certification
* Relationships with the leading travel agency global trade organizations and their corresponding travel industry ID programs, including IATA/TIDS, CLIA and TRUE
Sabre Hospitality Solutions leverages the strength and breadth of Sabre Holding’s technology, Internet marketing and distribution tools to bring hotel suppliers a global end-to-end solution. Sabre’s hospitality expertise and portfolio of solutions has grown significantly over the last several years and now includes SynXis, E-site Marketing, Sabre Hotels GDS; Sabre Hotel RFP, and Sabre Media Solutions for GDS and other creative services in hospitality.