Global technology provider, Sabre, today announced that Yannis Karmis will lead the newly formed Global Corporate Solutions group at Sabre Travel Network, where he will oversee corporate travel solutions such as GetThere, which provides technology to corporations through its innovative online and mobile booking tools; TruTrip, which will allow business travel buyers to easily capture travel activity across booking sources; TripCase Corporate mobile app and other areas of the business that support corporate travel.
The new global group brings together all parts of the corporate travel business at Sabre into one team whose focus will be on providing the latest technology such as mobile and data insight solutions to make business travel more seamless, easy and efficient for corporations, business travelers and the travel management companies who serve them.
Karmis brings a wealth of corporate travel experience to the role having served with Sabre in a number of roles including leading Travelocity Business, where he served corporations and oversaw a portfolio of technology solutions. He also previously led travel agency product sales and business development for Sabre Travel Network.
In addition to the newly formed Global Corporate Solutions group, Karmis also continues to lead Travelocity Partner Network, one of the leading affiliate businesses in the travel industry.
“Yannis will help shape the vision, long-term strategy and development of our products in the corporate marketplace,” said Greg Webb, president of Sabre Travel Network. “We believe he is the right leader to continue elevating our corporate business by working closely with our customers to ensure we’re meeting their needs through innovative technology and services.”
Sabre Travel Network®
Travel Network is our global business-to-business travel marketplace and consists primarily of our global distribution system (GDS) and a broad set of solutions that integrate with the GDS. This marketplace is used by travel suppliers including approximately 400 airlines, 125,000 hotel properties, 200 tour operators, 50 rail carriers, 27 car rental outlets and 16 cruise lines to promote, personalize and sell their products to travel management companies, corporate travel departments and approximately 400,000 travel agents, around the word. The marketplace includes a mobile-enabled platform for travel buyers to shop, price, book and pay for travel. In addition, Sabre provides data-rich solutions that give travel buyers and suppliers unique insights into their operations as well as customer shopping and booking trends. GetThere® provides technology to corporations through its innovative online and mobile booking tools available in 15 languages and is used by thousands of companies in more than 95 countries including, a majority of the Business Travel News Corporate Travel 100. Please visit www.sabretravelnetwork.com for more information.