԰AV Strengthens Its Position in Italy and Expands Its Presence Across Europe with the Renewal of Partnership with ACI blueteam SpA

Milan, Italy – May 14, 2024 – ԰AV Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading provider of software and technology powering the global travel industry, has renewed its longstanding partnership with ACI blueteam Spa through a multi-year contract. This strategic renewal not only fortifies ԰AV’s position in the Italian market but also highlights its successful expansion across Europe, focusing on a customer-centric approach that adapts to the changing needs of the travel sector.

ACI blueteam Spa has been a key partner of ԰AV since 1994 and is one of the top Italian TMCs managing high-profile fashion and luxury brands, with a network spanning several offices in Italy and abroad, the most significant of which is in New York.

The renewal of this partnership affirms ԰AV’s commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions and showcases its customer-focused approach, enabling ACI blueteam Spa to leverage ԰AV’s top technologies and automation capabilities, making operations more efficient and enhancing the travel experience for its customers.

Alfredo Pezzani, Chief Business Officer of ACI blueteam Spa, stated, “The mutual dedication to quality of service and innovation, which has defined the thirty-year relationship between ACI blueteam Spa and ԰AV, fuels a shared commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. Continuing this partnership will allow us to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations, utilising ԰AV’s advanced technology to deliver unparalleled travel experiences.”

Using ԰AV’s technology, ACI blueteam Spa intends to further enhance its operational efficiency and elevate customer experiences. The integration of automation services streamlines ticketing and quality control processes, ensuring error-free travel planning. Customizable solutions through ԰AV’s cloud-based services allow for tailored travel experiences, adapting to the unique needs of each client. Additionally, automatic schedule adjustments and ticketing features reduce disruptions, offering travelers reliability and peace of mind. This technological progress underscores ACI blueteam Spa’s commitment to providing unmatched travel experiences.

Paola De Filippo, Country Manager for ԰AV in Italy, commented on the importance of the contract renewal, considering it “a crucial step to strengthen ԰AV’s presence in the Italian market and a clear sign of its strategic expansion across Europe. This partnership is a perfect example of how a customer-centric philosophy and commitment to innovation continue to ensure success in such a competitive sector.”

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About ԰AV Corporation

԰AV Corporation is a software and technology company that takes on the biggest opportunities and solves the most complex challenges in travel. The Company connects travel suppliers and buyers around the globe and across the ecosystem through innovative products and next-generation technology solutions. ԰AV harnesses speed, scale and insights to build tomorrow’s technology today – empowering airlines, hoteliers, agencies and other partners to retail, distribute and fulfill travel worldwide. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, ԰AV serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information visit www.sabre.com.

About ACI blueteam SPA

ACI blueteam SPA is a company of the ACI (Automobile Club Italia) Group, specialized in services in the Business Travel, MICE, Leisure, and Partner Agency services sectors. Founded in 1998, it ranks among the top 5 Travel Management Companies by volume in Italy with a business model oriented to meet the mobility needs of companies and individuals, combining technological innovation and human capital to guarantee travelers a unique experience and corporate clients customized, high-performance service offerings. www.aciblueteam.it