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Millennium & Copthorne Hotels
to Switch to SynXis
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Worldwide hotel company will use SynXis RedX™
for all of their distribution management needs

DALLAS, TX - June 22 – SynXis, a Sabre Holdings (NYSE:TSG) company, announced today that Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C) will use the SynXis RedX Distribution Management System beginning the last quarter of 2005.  M&C, the London-listed international hotel arm of the Hong Leong Group Singapore, owns and operates over 90 hotels in 18 countries. 

Hotels marketed under M&C’s chain code, MU, will use RedX to connect to GDSs and online retailers.  In addition M&C will use the RedX booking engine to power their www.millenniumhotels.com site and each individual hotel’s web site.  M&C will also use the RedX voice reservation feature for their central reservations offices around the world.

“After an extensive review of CRS providers, we chose to partner with SynXis because they had market-driven products and services which were able to meet our needs going forward.” commented Gerry Oh, Senior VP Global Sales & Marketing, of M&C. 

M&C is a dynamic hotel group, which operates a global community of hotels for modern business and leisure travelers in major gateway cities.
The group’s range of four and five-star properties reflect the individual characteristics of their location while meeting the demands which today’s travelers require. 

“We are thrilled to add such a prestigious group as M&C to the SynXis portfolio,” said Bill Nicholson, president and general manager, SynXis.  “M&C is a company that drives quality and high standards, so it is a natural fit for them to select SynXis who has always set the bar high with our innovative products and services.”

About SynXis® Corporation

SynXis, a Sabre Holdings company, enables hotels to maximize revenue and reduce costs through innovative, market-driven technology combined with outstanding customized support. The RedX™ Distribution Management System, at the solution's core, empowers hotel operators to consolidate and manage hotel inventory from all sources -- seamless GDS connectivity, popular Internet travel sites, private-label central reservations systems, and full-service hotel Web sites. It also helps hotels build revenue by enabling them to independently manage each distribution channel from one easy-to-use control center. All of these reservations can connect directly with the PMS. SynXis is the technology source for more than 7,000 hotels, bed and breakfasts, resorts, and destinations, including, Harrah's, Vantis, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Destination Hotels & Resorts, and Jumeirah Hotels. 

SynXis' corporate headquarters is in Dallas, with offices in Denver, Boston and Amsterdam. For more information on SynXis and its products, please call 703-448-2530, e-mail info@synxis.com, or visit our Web site at www.synxis.com

About Sabre Holdings Corporation

Sabre Holdings, an S&P 500 company, is a world leader in travel commerce, retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. Sabre Holdings supports travelers, travel agents, corporations and travel suppliers through its companies: Travelocity, Sabre Travel Network, and Sabre Airline Solutions. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the company has approximately 6,800 employees in 45 countries. Full year 2004 revenues totaled $2.1 billion. Sabre Holdings is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TSG. More information is available at www.sabre-holdings.com

CONTACT: Sabre Holdings Corporation, Nanci Williams, 682-605-2271 nanci.williams@sabre-holdings.com

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Contact:

Carol C. Levitt
Director, Marketing & Communications
SynXis Corporation
7926 Jones Branch Drive, Ste. 1000
McLean, VA  22102
301-960-4428
clevitt@synxis.com
www.synxis.com

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