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GDS Integration Services
Airlines and travel agents have been using Global distribution system (GDS) for almost 30 years. GDS was started primarily to be a Flights Inventory Management System but now it has transformed into a pivotal part of the travelling industry and include services like Hotel Reservation System as well. One can say that travelling would be difficult without GDS.
We at Adivaha provide you with GDS Integration Services that is a high-level process which involves highly skilled resources and is completely different from normal Flight Reservation System or Hotel Reservation System. Adivaha specializes in almost all the GDS Integration Services, we make sure that all the norms are met skillfully. GDS connectivity is provided by a set of wholesalers and they also provide a plethora of other services apart from Flight Inventory Management System, Hotel Booking System, Tours and car rentals.
But to understand how our GDS Integration Services will benefit you. We must first understand what a GDS is and how it operates. GDS is an online network for companies within the travel industry, it can connect travel agencies with airlines, hotels, car rentals etc. A GDS takes the content from suppliers and makes it available to distributors. Let’s take an example of a supplier and a distributor, every Airline has a Flight Reservation System, they have a Flight Inventory Management System that tells them about the number of seats that are booked or are available to be booked. The GDS has access to this inventory through a contract, the GDS then gives access to travel agencies.
Features of a GDS
- Become more visible to agents and travellers through more proactive marketing, focused towards travel agencies, consortiums and corporate accounts. It’s the most used booking method for consortiums and negotiated corporate rates.
- Get bookings by agents 24x7, never let a moment go to waste by getting bookings from all around the globe.
- Get real-time results and bookings. This will banish any discrepancies and will increase your goodwill amongst your customers.
- Get all your customers travelling needs fulfilled through this one-stop-shop. You will get to use many options through a GDS including Flight Reservation System or Hotel Reservation System, etc
- Little maintenance required.
- Expand coverage to corporate and leisure travellers through special programs that allow year-round booking.
- Achieve all your marketing needs through a single-window interface. It makes things easier for your customer when they don’t get redirected to other sides during the transaction. Hence, making them come back to your website over and over again.
Benefits of a GDS Integration Services
- They help you in increasing your customer base.
- Due to its real-time status update feature, you can view the price change which helps you in altering price points and make special offers.
- Agents can view price change instantly and can suggest new updates and offers to clients, to make a swift deal without any interruptions or delays.
- Customers will stay on your website while booking, making it convenient for them and monetarily beneficial for you. If they're just looking for a flight for their vacation remaining at your website might even tempt them to book a hotel through your Hotel Reservation System. We at Adivaha do more than just offering you our GDS Integration Services. We understand your business so that we help you to choose the most suitable GDS. You can view the testimonies of our clients to know that we will provide you with quality services that will help you to take your business to the next level.