Archipelago International Selects Sabre To Open Up Its Distribution Strategy and Support Aggressive Global Growth Plans
By : Nata Kesuma | Wednesday, December 01 2021 - 13:10 IWST
Archipelago Hotel Group’s
INDUSTRY.co.id - SINGAPORE and JAKARTA– 01 December 2021 – Sabre Corporation(NASDAQ: SABR), a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced a new, long-term strategic relationship with Archipelago International to enable the fast-growing operator to extensively grow geographic reach as it focuses on ongoing global expansion plans.
With this agreement, Archipelago Hotel Group’s inventory will be available to hundreds of thousands of travel agents globally across all major Global Distribution Systems (GDSs) through Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ innovative SynXis platform. The deal will also enable Archipelago, Indonesia’s largest hotel chain, to reach out to major corporations and consortia travel agencies, thereby improving access to lucrative corporate and leisure travel markets.
“As one of the fastest growing hotel groups in the world, it is imperative to us that we have the right technology partner with far-reaching, robust and reliable solutions to support us in our ambitious growth strategy so we can reach travellers across all segments and geographic markets, while focusing on our overarching aim of exceeding guest expectations across all of our hotels,” said John Flood, President & CEO, Archipelago International.
Archipelago is the largest privately owned and independent hotel operator in Southeast Asia, with more than $4bn assets under management globally, comprising 150+ properties across 60+ destinations and 10 brands from budget to luxury, including its best-known ASTON brand.
Already the market leader in Bali, where international travel has now re-opened for certain destinations, Archipelago is also continuing to expand further afield, including making investments in the Middle East and Caribbean with more destinations to follow.
“Sabre certainly hasn’t hit the pause button during the pandemic. And, Archipelago has also been very proactive during these challenging times by continuing to focus on global expansion plans as well as, of course, ensuring it has the right technology at its fingertips to capture recovery,” said Frank Trampert, Global Managing Director, Sabre Hospitality Solutions.
“We’re delighted Archipelago has selected Sabre to open up a new world of distribution for the group at this key time for its own brands and the wider travel industry.”