GDS is a worldwide "Global Distribution System" computerized reservation network used as a single point of access for accommodating airline seats, hotel rooms, rental cars, and other travel related items by travel agents, online reservation sites, and large corporations. The global companies which offer global distribution systems are Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre, and Worldspan. They are owned and operated as joint ventures by major airlines, car rental companies, and hotel groups also called automated reservation system (ARS) or computerized reservation system (CRS).
Amadeus GDS is one of the most preferable GDS system for travel agents and agencies offering deals and commissions on flights, hotels, transfers, and sightseeing. Amadeus GDS helps to bring you and other travel industry players together to do business and enhance your revenue. Amadeus GDS helps travel agents and agencies to serve the traveler to enhance their business experience and engagement. Amadeus GDS helps you to manage your travel business, reducing costs and improving revenues.
Galileo is a computer reservations system (CRS or GDS) owned by Travelport. It had a 26.4% share of worldwide airlines bookings. In addition to airline reservations, the Galileo GDS is used to book train travel, cruises, car rental, and hotel rooms with deals and commissions.