Sabre to provide its best-in-class hotel distribution technology to Legacy properties in Africa
JOHANNESBURG and SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Jan. 26, 2017 – Legacy Hotels & Resorts, known for its collection of exclusive and luxury hotels and properties throughout Africa, is adopting a new distribution platform to support its aggressive expansion strategy.
Legacy Hotels & Resorts has selected Sabre Hospitality Solutions to provide distribution solutions to its luxury properties including hotels in South Africa, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Namibia. Under the agreement, Legacy Hotels & Resorts will leverage Sabre’s proven and reliable solutions to help the brand compete in the global marketplace by ensuring accessibility and profitability through all channels.
“We were looking for a technology partner with the powerful solutions we need to foster growth across our properties combined with global connectivity in the hospitality arena and the expertise, service and reliability of an international provider, said Andrew Wytrykowski, systems development manager of Legacy Hotels & Resorts. “We’re confident that Sabre is the right technology partner to help us fulfill our vision of becoming Africa’s leading lifestyle brand.”
“In a highly competitive industry like hospitality, brands need to be present in all channels with accurate and compelling content – whether their guests book on an OTA, find inspiration and convert on a hotel’s website or use the expertise of a travel agent,” said Richard Wiegmann, managing director and chief commercial officer, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, EMEA. “By combining our deep knowledge of the South African and African markets with our international experience and proven solutions, we will help Legacy Hotels & Resorts to become even more successful.”
With over 32,000 hotels, resorts and chains using its technology, Sabre is the world’s largest central reservations system provider to the hospitality industry and has a far-reaching, global perspective into the industry and the challenges hoteliers face on a daily basis.