Post-Collapse, Travelocity’s Founder Opens Up About What Might Have Been – Skift


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Terry Jones, who founded Travelocity within Sabre in 1996, says it’s “sad” that Sabre recently gave up on Travelocity, although he understands that Sabre wanted to clean up its balance sheet in preparation for an IPO.

Too bad Travelocity couldn’t have executed even a modest turnaround of sorts, such as Orbitz Worldwide did over the last few years, Jones says.

But, first Jones wants to talk about the Skift story, “These Are the 5 Things That Killed Travelocity,” which included comments by his chief rival of the late 1990s and early 2000s, Rich Barton, who founded Expedia.

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