September 13, 2018
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Travelocity was founded in 1996 as a joint venture between Sabre Holdings and Worldview System Corp following the need to provide electronic reservation services to travelers. At the time of the merger, Sabre was already an established travel reservation agency and therefore offered online reservation systems whereas worldview provided relevant information to the potential travelers on the website.
Therefore, Travelocity was mainly meant to offer an online travel database that could manage travelers’ bookings and reservation while still providing relevant information to potential clients about their desired destinations. Such information includes the hotel reviews, restaurant recommendations, maps and relevant photos, weather reports, and entertainment available at a given destination.
In its first few months in business, Travelocity had 144,000 registered clients and recorded 1.2 million visits. Its popularity grew further when it incorporated additional features which include car rental services and vacation packages which enhanced its clients travel experience.
Since 1996, Travelocity has undergone a series of mergers and acquisition by various companies. Some key mergers and partnerships include its partnership with American Airlines in 1999 which enhanced its popularity and a merger with preview Travel in 2000 that led to…