TRAVEL TECH LEADER SABRE BACKS SOUTHEAST EUROPE AVIATION SUMMIT 

Global travel technology leader Sabre will be a Foundation Partner of SEAS 2016

DECEMBER 12, 2016 – BELGRADE, SERBIA – Global travel technology leader, Sabre, will be joining the Southeast Europe Aviation Summit (SEAS) as a Foundation Partner and main sponsor of the event, organizers announced today.

Sabre is credited with developing the very first airline reservation system in 1960. Today the company operates one of the world’s largest travel marketplaces and provides technology to over 400 airlines, 750,000 hotel properties, 425,000 travel agents, and hundreds of airports and government and tourism boards globally. Its technology, which includes reservations and check-in systems; revenue, operations and crew management solutions, and data, mobile, online and travel retail apps help airlines and hotels operate efficiently and drive revenue.

As a Foundation Partner, Sabre will lead a panel discussion on new technology driving air travel, focusing on those with the potential to transform the industry and enabling connected airline travel. The discussion will be moderated by Sabre Senior Vice President, Shane Batt. Confirmed panelists include Djani Ajder, Head of IT, Air Serbia; and Greg Gilchrist, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, Sabre.

“Making the traveler’s journey easier, faster and more personal each day, Sabre is a transformative and innovative force in the global travel industry and SEAS is proud to call them a partner,” said Petar Vojinovic, Chair of the SEAS Organizing Committee and Chief Executive Officer of the summit’s host, Tango Six Events. “Sabre’s involvement will elevate SEAS by providing delegates and decision makers with perspectives and insights they cannot get anywhere else.”