A GDS, Global Distribution System can link services, rates and bookings consolidating products and services across all three travel sectors especially reservations in airlines, hotels, car rentals, and activities. GDS provides real time link to vendor's direct database. It hold no inventory. With single GDS software, a travel agent can book flight, hotel, attractions, sightseeing, transfers and car services. Looking for GDS system software with B2C, B2B, mid office and admin - LETS TALK!!!
PROVAB TECHNOSOFT sets up GDS software for IATA approved travel agencies so that they can sell the tickets directly online through their B2C, B2B, B2B2C and B2B2B portal interface. Sabre, Galileo, Amadeus and Worldspan are the main GDSs and they offer a comprehensive travel ecommerce system and reservation platform to OTAs worldwide.
A mirror image of the passenger name record in the airline reservation system is maintained in the travel GDS system. If a passenger books an itinerary containing air segments of multiple airlines through a travel agency, the passenger name record in the GDS system would hold information on his entire itinerary, each airline he flies on would only have a portion of the itinerary that is relevant to them.