Sabre is a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry. It offers a broad 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. In 2013, Sabre’s technology processed over $100 billion of estimated travel spending and more than 1.1 trillion system messages. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre has a presence in approximately 60 countries around the world. We serve our customers through cutting-edge technology developed in six facilities located across four continents. Sabre is privately owned by TPG and Silver Lake Partners. The company operates three businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions, Sabre Hospitality Solutions and Sabre Travel Network

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TypePublic
HQSouthlake, US
Founded1960
Size (employees)9,000 (est)
Websitesabre.com
Sabre was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Southlake, US
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Key People/Management at Sabre

Tom Klein

Tom Klein

President & CEO
Rick Simonson

Rick Simonson

Evp & CFO
Clinton Anderson

Clinton Anderson

SVP Strategy and Business Development
Charlie Young

Charlie Young

SVP, Corporate Marketing
Joe DiFonzo

Joe DiFonzo

Chief Information Officer
Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson

Evp & Chro
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Sabre Office Locations

Sabre has offices in Southlake, Watertown, Washington, Tulsa and in 51 other locations
Southlake, US (HQ)
3150 Sabre Drive
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Sabre Financials and Metrics

Sabre Revenue

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Sabre's revenue was reported to be $3.60 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

970.3m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

266.9m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

27.5%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

74.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

136.8m

Market capitalization (14-Dec-2018)

6.5b

Closing stock price (14-Dec-2018)

23.4

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

444.3m

EV

9.4b
Sabre's current market capitalization is $6.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

646.1m3.0b3.4b3.6b

Revenue growth, %

17%9%

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.9b2.3b2.5b

Gross profit

(1.1b)1.0b1.1b1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

155.7m321.1m364.1m361.4m

Accounts Receivable

362.9m375.8m400.7m490.6m

Inventories

34.1m81.2m88.6m

Current Assets

878.2m778.1m853.4m960.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

72.0m130.4m246.9m247.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

289.6m351.5m414.0m400.9m

Inventories

6.9m(13.3m)(11.8m)

Accounts Payable

(17.8k)(28.6k)12.2k
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

68.5 x

EV/CFO

17.5 x

Financial Leverage

6.3 x
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Sabre Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Farelogix November 15, 2018
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Sabre Online and Social Media Presence

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Sabre News and Updates

China Airlines launches Movement Manager with Sabre

Following the news yesterday that Singapore Airlines has launched its new high tech operational tool, Intelligent Airline Operations (IAO), China Airlines has made a similar announcement that it has introduced its own flight operations management solution. The post China Airlines launches Movement …

Top Factors Driving the Printed Signage Market| Identity Holdings, Sabre Digital Creative, Print Sauce, James Printing & Signs

How technological advancements is changing the dynamics of global Printed Signage market. Know more about the key market trends and drivers in latest broadcast about Printed Signage market from HTF MI. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

ITL World builds on global network with Sabre Red Workspace

ITL World, a travel management company in the Middle East, has created a roadmap for the inclusion of NDC to address the industry’s current distribution limitations. The post ITL World builds on global network with Sabre Red Workspace appeared first on Travel Daily.

Airline Route Profitability Software Market by Technology, by Size, Development and Key players: Sabre Airline Solutions, NIIT Technologies, IBM, Megabyte, OPNSC, Infosys

The Airline Route Profitability Software Market Report includes a comprehensive analysis of the present market. The report starts with the basic Airline Route Profitability Software Market overview and then goes into each and every detail. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryTod…

UPDATE 2-Travel ticket agents Amadeus and Sabre face EU antitrust investigation

Electronic travel services companies Amadeus and Sabre are being investigated by the EU over contract terms that the bloc's antitrust watchdog says could prevent airlines and travel agents from switching to rival ticket agents.

Amadeus, Sabre targeted in EU antitrust investigation

European Union antitrust regulators are investigating global distribution service (GDS) providers Amadeus and Sabre over contract terms which they say may prevent airlines and travel agents from switching to rival ticketing agents.
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Sabre Blogs

Seamless order servicing in an NDC world

An offer is only as good as the experience you deliver. Imagine purchasing a recommended product on Amazon, expecting to receive it in two days, only to find out the package was lost in the mail. What if you purchased a premium-seat for your honeymoon but ended up in the back of the plane when...

Four key takeaways from Sean Menke’s interview at the IATA Air Industry Retailing Symposium

In October, Sabre’s president and CEO Sean Menke was interviewed on stage at the IATA Air Industry Retailing Symposium by industry expert Caroline Strachan of Festive Road. Their conversation covered a broad range of topics ranging from Sabre’s continuing evolution, to the dynamics driving the marke…

Possibility vs. reality: Bringing NDC to life

NDC is poised to have far-reaching effects in the travel industry, but with all the preparation that is happening, the key statistic of the IATA Leaderboard is an indicator of the timing of these effects. By 2020, 20 percent of the leaderboard airlines’ third-party volume is forecasted to be sold th…

Innovating Beyond NDC

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) opens new possibilities for airline retailing and has the potential to deliver value to key players across the travel ecosystem. Alone, however, it is only a standard and doesn’t drive innovation. To truly reimagine retailing, you must analyze rich customer d…

STX Singapore Voice of the Customer Session: Buy-side Insights Revealed

Among the highlights of Sabre’s marquee STX Singapore event in August was its “Voice of the Customer” breakout session for airline executives. The session centered on giving the airline audience insights into corporate buyers’ and TMCs’ highest priorities, and revealed that the executives believed a…

Spending tons of time creating customer proposals? Here`s how to fix it.

The rise in online shopping technology is changing the way potential travelers approach booking a trip. With access to an incredible amount of information, the savvy traveler now browses numerous travel sites (nearly 40, on average) to kick off the trip planning process. Creating a seemingly endless…
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Sabre Company Life and Culture

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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 Tom Klein, Rick Simonson and Clinton Anderson.

  • How many employees does Sabre have?

    Sabre has 9,000 employees.

  • What is Sabre revenue?

    Latest Sabre annual revenue is $3.6 b.

  • What is Sabre revenue per employee?

    Latest Sabre revenue per employee is $399.8 k.

  • Who are Sabre competitors?

    Competitors of Sabre include GPS Insight, Delta Air Lines and Polarsteps.

  • Where is Sabre headquarters?

    Sabre headquarters is located at 3150 Sabre Drive, Southlake.

  • Where are Sabre offices?

    Sabre has offices in Southlake, Watertown, Washington, Tulsa and in 51 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sabre have?

    Sabre has 55 offices.