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Farhad Babu
Jul 13, 2022
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Present. What are the gds and how do they work? The gds or global distribution system, is a network of computerized systems , that is, reservation information that is used above all by airlines and travel agencies . The goal is to have real-time information on airline ticket reservations, hotel room reservations, car rentals, and also train, bus, cruise or even insurance reservations. Therefore, the way the gds works is the interconnection of information in real time, this information is offered through servers where tourism professionals connect to offer their clients the best prices and rates for a service. In addition, this network gives us information on all the services, prices and dates of all the operators that are connected , thus becoming an essential e commerce photo editing tool for tourism businesses such as travel agencies. Thus, when a hotel works with a gds, the hotel can offer its rooms to all the agents that are connected to that gds, in addition, they will see the availability of rooms they have, the different rates or the available dates. Inesem business school master in hotel and restaurant management + 5 ects credits more information therefore, for hotel companies, working with a gds increases their visibility in the tourism market very significantly, since it will reach a large number of travel agencies around the world and, therefore, a large market will be opened. And even new market segments where the hotel business might not be present. We could conclude that the gds have become a very important and even essential technology for the distribution strategy of the various tourist agents. How do the gds come about? The gds are not a new technology, although it is true that much progress has been made since its inception and its way of working has been perfected, the gds emerged in
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