Thursday, March 06, 2008

PhoCusWright@ITB 08 - Anyone remember Planet Sabre?

Tom Klein, group president for Sabre Travel Network/Sabre Airlines Solutions, puts his hands up and admits failure...

...over the company's ill-fated Planet Sabre project fromt the late-1990s, dubbed "the world’s first full-featured GUI travel booking tool" - a passenger or customer network of sorts.

Fellow panelist Edward Spiers from Anite tries to be nice and suggests "it was jsut ahead of its time".

Klein just shakes his head and says, no, we got it wrong.

We've found this old screen shot:

But can anyone remember it?

Kevin May, editor, Travolution

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