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Sabre is a technology company that provides global travel and tourism industry solutions. It offers a range of technology solutions including, data-driven business intelligence, mobile, distribution and Software-as-a-Service solutions which are used by travel suppliers (airlines, hotels, car rental outlets, railways, cruise lines, and tour operators) and travel buyers (travel agencies, travel management companies, and corporate travel departments) to plan, market, sell, serve and operate their business. The company operates three businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, and Sabre Travel Network.

TypePublic
Founded1960
HQSouthlake, TX, US
Websitesabre.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,250(+5%)
Job Openings349
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.3 B(-66%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$11.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sabre

Joe DiFonzo

Joe DiFonzo

Chief Information Officer
Doug Barnett

Doug Barnett

Chief Financial Officer
Dave Shirk

Dave Shirk

President, Travel Solutions
Gail Mandel

Gail Mandel

Director
Sean Menke

Sean Menke

CEO, President and Director
Phyllis Newhouse

Phyllis Newhouse

Director
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Sabre Office Locations

Sabre has offices in Southlake, Bethesda, Boston, Los Angeles and in 76 other locations
Southlake, TX, US (HQ)
3150 Sabre Dr
Bethesda, MD, US
Bethesda, MD, USA
Boston, MA, US
Boston, MA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Reykjavík, IS
Reykjavík
Bengaluru, IN
Navigator Building, Navigator building, ITPL, Pattandur Agrahara Main Rd, Pattandur Agrahara, Whitefield
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Sabre Financials and Metrics

Sabre Revenue

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Sabre's revenue was reported to be $1.33 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

327.5m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

180.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

55.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(260.2m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(202.6m)

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

3.6b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

11.3

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

1.3b

EV

7.0b
Sabre's current market capitalization is $3.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.4b3.6b3.9b4.0b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%7%7%3%

Cost of goods sold

2.3b2.5b2.8b3.0b579.0m

Gross profit

1.1b1.1b1.1b940.0m755.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

364.1m361.4m509.3m436.2m1.5b

Accounts Receivable

400.7m490.6m508.1m546.5m255.5m

Prepaid Expenses

88.6m108.8m170.2m139.2m133.0m

Current Assets

853.4m960.7m1.2b1.1b1.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

246.9m247.6m342.7m162.5m(1.3b)

Depreciation and Amortization

414.0m400.9m413.3m414.6m363.7m

Accounts Payable

56.8m67.0m(27.1m)(27.2m)(304.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

699.4m678.0m724.8m581.3m(770.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

25.0m77.2m71.9m164.2m89.2m182.6m257.1m57.8m87.2m151.8m(211.9m)(656.1m)(966.2m)(260.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

230.5m105.7m198.7m295.7m101.9m204.8m307.6m103.4m208.3m311.9m95.9m189.8m279.2m73.2m

Accounts Payable

(31.5m)69.2m41.7m53.4m98.7m(8.6m)234.0k131.8m57.4m34.9m(1.2m)(240.2m)(263.9m)17.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

121.7m123.0m277.9m455.9m195.2m341.8m536.2m152.0m257.7m424.4m40.4m(395.0m)(587.1m)(197.4m)
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Sabre Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Radixx InternationalOctober 16, 2019$107 m
FarelogixNovember 15, 2018$360 m
TRUST InternationalNovember 24, 2015$154 m
Abacus InternationalMay 14, 2015$411 m
SoftHotelJune 29, 2011
CalidrisMarch 29, 2010
EB2 InternationalDecember 19, 2008
Abacus Distribution Systems (Cambodia) Pte Ltd
Airline Technology Services Mauritius Ltd.
Airpas Aviation GmbH
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Sabre Revenue Breakdown

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Sabre revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.9% from Airline Solutions, 7.3% from Hospitality Solutions and 71.8% from Travel Network

Sabre revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.7% from APAC, 23.0% from Europe, 32.9% from United States and 23.5% from Other

Sabre Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Sabre Online and Social Media Presence

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Sabre Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    62/100

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Sabre News and Updates

Etihad and Sabre announce long-term partnership with key technology renewals

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced a renewed technology agreement with Etihad. Under the new agreement,...

Biman Bangladesh Airlines adopts comprehensive suite of Sabre solutions to drive revenue growth through digital transformation

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced a new strategic partnership with Bangladesh's national flag carrier, Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman)....

Sabre Gold Announces Effective Date for Name Change on TSX

TORONTO, Sept. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sabre Gold Mines Corp. (formerly Arizona Gold Corp.) (“Sabre Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: SGLD, OTCQB: AGAUF) is pleased to announce that the common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”) will commence trading under the name “Sabre Gold Mines Corp.” on…

Travel-services company Sabre sees August bookings below pre-pandemic comparable

Travel-services company Sabre sees August bookings below pre-pandemic comparable

Travel company Sabre says August bookings remained sharply below 2019 levels as pandemic continued to weigh

Travel company Sabre Corp. said Friday global travel trends remained under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic in August, reflecting COVID-19 case counts, vaccination rates and regional travel restrictions. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said its net air boo…

Sabre Gold Completes Acquisition of Golden Predator

TORONTO, Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sabre Gold Mines Corp. (formerly Arizona Gold Corp.) (“Sabre Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: AZG, OTCQB: AGAUF) and Golden Predator Mining Corp. (“Golden Predator”) (TSX.V: GPY, OTCQX: NTGSF) are pleased to announce the successful completion of the previou…
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Sabre Blogs

The Case for Personalization

by Carole Pailhé & Ashley Burk The airline industry has been coping with high uncertainty as a result of the pandemic, and demand will remain uneven and volatile for some time. An increasing number of airlines,...

Booking Southwest content in Sabre just got easier

Today marks a huge milestone for both Sabre and Southwest Airlines. As of July 26, 2021, Sabre-connected agencies and travel buyers can enjoy enhanced connectivity when booking Southwest content in the Sabre GDS! This new distribution...

Part 2: How technology powers personalization to meet travelers’ needs

As outlined in our last post, we are operating in a highly digitalized world with rapidly evolving consumer expectations. This has only become more pronounced over the past year. Travelers demand choice and are looking for...

Graduate Students Enhance Flight Paths with New Perspectives

Over the last six years, Sabre has engaged in research with graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin. This mutually beneficial partnership allows our team to get additional perspectives on current industry challenges, while...

Flipping the industry trend: Southwest Airlines’ shift to indirect distribution

Southwest Airlines has been our partner for 26 years, so we’ve seen up-close how the airline has grown and transformed over the years. Kevin Crissey, VP Investor Relations for Sabre, recently sat down for a virtual...

How agencies can drive value through technology: Part 1

While the pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for the global travel industry, it has also provided the opportunity to innovate, realign and come out stronger on the other side. In the current market, agencies are finding...
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Sabre Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sabre founded?

    Sabre was founded in 1960.

  • Who are Sabre key executives?

    Sabre's key executives are Joe DiFonzo, Doug Barnett and Dave Shirk.

  • How many employees does Sabre have?

    Sabre has 9,250 employees.

  • What is Sabre revenue?

    Latest Sabre annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is Sabre revenue per employee?

    Latest Sabre revenue per employee is $144.2 k.

  • Who are Sabre competitors?

    Competitors of Sabre include Lufthansa Systems, KDS and Traxo.

  • Where is Sabre headquarters?

    Sabre headquarters is located at 3150 Sabre Dr, Southlake.

  • Where are Sabre offices?

    Sabre has offices in Southlake, Bethesda, Boston, Los Angeles and in 76 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sabre have?

    Sabre has 88 offices.