New Precision Path Analytical Tool Now Available
|SOUTHLAKE, TX and CHICAGO (November 1, 2005) – Sabre Travel Network,
a Sabre Holdings company, and TravelCLICK, the leading provider of e-commerce
solutions for hotels, today announced the launch of Precision Path, an
online analytical tool available free of charge to Hotel Spotlight hotel
subscribers. Precision Path represents a significant milestone in hotel
distribution analytics as it specifies for participating hotels the exact
shopping and booking path travel agents have taken to search and select
hotels within the Sabre global distribution system (GDS).
The Hotel Spotlight program enables hotel subscribers to gain prominent positioning generally found at or near the top of the GDS hotel availability display for agents. SabreConnected agents benefit from the program's requirement that participating hotels provide agents access to all their rates, including Web rates.
Unlike the data from static Internet search engines, Precision Path offers Hotel Spotlight subscribers dynamically benchmarked performance metrics. Information is market code specific and offers precise decision support regarding a hotels preferred placement opportunity and conversion. The tool also includes benchmarking metrics that enable market code subscriber and non-subscriber comparison.
“Precision Path represents a significant breakthrough in global distribution analytics,” said John R. Hach, Vice President of eMarketing Product Management for TravelCLICK. “Sabre and TravelCLICK worked closely together for over eighteen months. The result is an easy-to-read analytical tool enabling maximum hotel performance within the largest GDS channel.”
”We know from experience that the Hotel Spotlight program drives additional revenues to participants. The addition of the Precision Path analytical tool delivers even more value because it provides transparency into how agents use Sabre, allowing participating hotels more insight as to how Spotlight works for them.” said Greg Webb, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Sabre Travel Network.
Hotel Spotlight is available for purchase through TravelCLICK. For more information, go to www.travelclick.net.
About Sabre Travel Network
Key brands of Sabre Travel Network include GetThere, the leading Web-based corporate travel reservation technology, and Jurni Network, the unique leisure travel agency consortium that enables members to sell more products from preferred travel suppliers using sophisticated market intelligence.
Sabre Holdings (NYSE: TSG) connects people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at http://www.sabre-holdings.com.
Sabre Travel Network, Sabre GDS, Sabre Connected, Hotel Spotlight, Precision Path, GetThere and Jurni Network are trademarks and/or service marks of an affiliate of Sabre Holdings Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the property of their respective owners.
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