Sabre names strategic growth initiatives leader for China, Africa

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) said it has named Dana Jones senior vice president, new market development.

This role, reporting to Sabre President and CEO Tom Klein, reinforces Sabre´s commitment to better support travel businesses in China as well as to expand Sabre´s technology solutions to travel buyers and sellers on the African continent.

“China and Africa are two of the world´s fastest growing geographies for travel. Dana´s leadership role will help best position Sabre for growth in these regions with our current technology offerings as well as through the development of new business opportunities,” said Tom Klein.

In this new role, Jones will be responsible for leading an enterprise strategy aimed at accelerating investment and the development and delivery of software solutions in China and Africa.

Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre´s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management.