Sabre Claims Lead In ‘Early Days’ For Itinerary Apps

By | June 18, 2015

TripCase, TripIt and WorldMate have been the granddaddies of itinerary apps since the App Store's infancy. Using WorldMate's API for email parsing and its GDS for agency synchronization, Sabre claims the lead with 30 million TripCase itineraries managed last year.

"It’s early days," said Sabre senior vice president for traveler solutions John Samuel. "This is a new space and we’re all experimenting and learning more about what the traveler really wants."

Among 110,00 Sabre-connected agencies is American Express Global Business Travel. "TripCase is our supported tool right now," said Amex GBT's vice president . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them into Northstar Travel Media’s BTN Group. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.