Sabre to Acquire Top Asia-Pacific GDS Abacus
- Travel Networks
- May 15, 2015
As the Asian traveler receives more attention from the global travel industry, major travel technology provider Sabre Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific Region.The Asia-Pacific travel market is the largest and fastest growing in the world.
This powerful combination will give customers even more innovation and service options, while allowing Sabre to accelerate growth globally in a very capital efficient way – and to gain regional synergies in all three of company’s businesses serving travel agents, airlines and hospitality companies.Abacus currently serves more than 100,000 travel agents across the Asia-Pacific, boasting global and local relationships with airlines and hotels in the region’s 59 markets.