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Withering On The Vine? Sabre’s TripCase Slips In Managed Business Travel While TripIt Keeps Adding Features

The United States Patent and Trademark Office in February granted Sabre a patent on “post-booking travel assistance and organization.” This covers some key functions in…

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App Provider DCS Touts Full TMC Tech Integration

Many travel management companies offer itinerary apps to client travelers. With some exceptions, they pretty much provide the same or similar features. “They are more…

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With Resellers In Mind, Sabre Relocates GetThere, Other Corporate Products

Purchased for $757 million in 2000, the GetThere corporate booking tool is hardly mentioned in Sabre’s annual reports. The TripCase mobile app isn’t mentioned at…

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Alternatives Sought As CWT Shutters WorldMate Consumer App, Focuses On Corporate

Carlson Wagonlit Travel is discontinuing the consumer-facing version of WorldMate, the popular itinerary app it bought in 2012 for reportedly $20 million. A company official said CWT…

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New Head Of Sabre Corporate Products Enacts Integrated Booking, Mobile And Payment Strategy

Company veteran Yannis Karmis left Sabre in January as the firm reorganized its approach to the corporate market. Led by newcomer Clinton Anderson, the ambitious strategy includes a…

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Sabre Claims Lead In ‘Early Days’ For Itinerary Apps

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…

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