GDS – Global Distribution System

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What is a GDS or Global Distribution System?

A GDS, or Global Distribution System, is a company that provides computer hardware and software to travel agencies for airplane, hotel, and car reservations.

The four big GDS companies are Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo and Worldspan. Third party channels can also subscribe to a GDS feed to book these items as well.