Sabre Hospitality Solutions Renews Partnership with Cornell Center for Hospitality Research

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Sabre Hospitality Solutions Renews Partnership with Cornell Center for Hospitality Research
 
Ithaca, NY, February 1, 2010 – Sabre Hospitality SolutionsSMthe leading provider of products and services for the hospitality industry, has renewed its three-year corporate partnership with the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research. Sabre Hospitality Solutions combines the world's largest global distribution system, the industry's leading central reservation system (the SynXis CRS), and award-winning internet marketing services to help hotel suppliers increase revenues, identify savings, and improve customer service.

"Sabre Hospitality Solutions recognizes the importance of corporate support in the Cornell model of developing and freely sharing research-based information," said David Meltzer, VP of Global Business Development, who will continue as a member of the CHR advisory board. "Sabre Hospitality is looking forward to new ways to participate in developing the CHR research agenda." Corporate partners sit on the CHR advisory board and have a seat at all CHR Roundtables.

"We thank Sabre Hospitality for their support of the CHR, especially since research has never been more important to the industry. I personally have appreciated the participation of David Meltzer, and I am glad he is continuing on our board," said Professor Rohit Verma, CHR executive director. "We are already discussing ideas for the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit, in October."

About Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Sabre Hospitality Solutions, a business unit of Sabre Holdings, combines the products and expertise of four leading hotel companies (Sabre Travel Network Hotels, SynXis, E-site Marketing, and BidStork) into one. Sabre Hospitality's focus includes Marketing Solutions, encompassing all internet marketing services (website design and development, search engine marketing, social media marketing, and mobile solutions), together with agency media and online merchandising; and innovative Distribution Solutions, helping over 10,000 hotels around the world connect with their guests via the SynXis central reservation system (CRS) and nearly 100,000 hotels distribute through Sabre's global distribution system (GDS).

About The Center for Hospitality Research
A unit of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) sponsors research designed to improve practices in the hospitality industry. Under the lead of the CHR's 78 corporate affiliates, experienced scholars work closely with business executives to discover new insights into strategic, managerial and operating practices. The center also publishes the award-winning hospitality journal, the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. To learn more about the center and its projects, visit www.chr.cornell.edu.

Center Senior Partners: McDonald's USA, Philips Hospitality, Southern Wine and Spirits of America, Inc., STR, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, and TIG Global

Center Partners: AIG Global Real Estate Investment, Davis & Gilbert LLP, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, Denihan Hospitality Group, eCornell & Executive Education, Expedia, Inc., Forbes Travel Guide, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Fox Rothschild LLP, French Quarter Holdings, Inc., FX Real Estate and Entertainment, Inc., HVS, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Jumeirah Group, LRP Publications, Maritz, Marriott International, Inc., Marsh's Hospitality Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Proskauer, SAS, Schneider Electric, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, Thayer Lodging Group, Thompson Hotels, Travelport, and WATG

Center Friends: 4Hoteliers.com • American Tescor, LLC • Argyle Executive Forum • Berkshire Healthcare • Cody Kramer Imports • Cruise Industry News • DK Shifflet & Associates • ehotelier.com • EyeforTravel • Gerencia de Hoteles & Restaurantes • Global Hospitality Resources • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) • hospitalityInside.com • hospitalitynet.org • Hospitality Technology Magazine • Hotel Asia Pacific • Hotel China • HotelExecutive.com • Hotel Interactive • Hotel Resource • HotelWorld Network • International CHRIE • International Hotel Conference • International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) • iPerceptions • JDA Software Group, Inc. • Lodging Hospitality • Lodging Magazine • Milestone Internet Marketing • MindFolio • Mindshare Technologies • Parasol • PhoCusWright • PKF Hospitality Research • The Resort Trades • RealShare Hotel Investment & Finance Summit • Resort and Recreation Magazine • RestaurantEdge.com • Shibata Publishing Co. • Synovate • The Lodging Conference • TravelCLICK • UniFocus • WageWatch, Inc. • WIWIH.COM