While closely liaising with the airlines to resolve issues related to pricing, fare filing, inventory, GDS wastage, ADMs and more, the team aims to ensure that travel agencies operate with ease in this dynamic market.Their knowledge of airline plans, routes, airline offers, and future load plans such as route equipment, new launches, new destinations etc., empowers them to ensure high standards of service to our clients.
A crucial aspect of the vendor management team, is their ability to execute marketing activities such as joint promotions with airlines, voucher promotions, familiarization trips and more. Together with the airlines, they organize sessions for the travel agencies to educate them on the best practices of Sabre and airline policies. They are also closely involved in strategic activities to promote and increase non air segments of hotels and cars.
Based on their insightful perspectives and market data analysis, they are able to work closely with the other teams to determine relevant strategies to encourage more bookings on Sabre
In this ever evolving market, there is always significant room for improvement to enhance productivity and performance. The Vendor management team can help identify solutions that will help streamline and simplify operational issues to bring more opportunities of cost reduction for travel agencies.
“Very few suppliers have a dedicated vendor management team like EmQuest. It’s really great how dedicated EmQuest is in taking care of Airline partners."