What is a GDS?

Airlines and travel agents have been using Global distribution system (GDS) for almost 30 years. They have become a pivotal part of the travelling industry. One can say that, travelling would be difficult without a GDS. To understand how the travel industry works, you need to understand how a GDS connects the world. A 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 content from suppliers and m...

What is an API?

API stands for Application programming interface. It is a set of, well defined rules which helps an application to interact with certain system/libraries/application etc. It is intended to simplify the implementation and maintenance of software. An API can take forms, but often includes specification for routines data structures, object classes, variable or remote calls. POSIX, Windows API and ASPI are examples of different forms of APIs. Documentation for the API is usually provided to facilita...