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Tag Archives: GDS

Global distribution systems and airline ticket distribution in India

Airline global distribution system network. Graphic by Devesh Agarwal

With the recent news around Lufthansa levying a surcharge for all bookings via global distribution systems (GDS), the debate on airline distribution has returned to the forefront. We examine the distribution strategies of various airlines in the Indian context Despite the push by airlines to offer direct bookings via their websites, these global distribution systems still handle significant booking volumes …

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Amadeus enhances selling opportunities for hoteliers and travel agencies

By BA Staff  Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, announced the launch of the Amadeus Hotels Select web portal that allows hoteliers to promote their deals and offers directly to travel agents in Asia Pacific. For the first time, Amadeus travel agents will benefit from access to exclusive hotel rates and special offers from over 1,100 …

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Guest Post: Top 10 US airline stories of 2011

There was plenty of airline action in the US this year, so when I was asked to come up with the ten biggest stories of 2011, I quickly realized that was a tough task. After much thought, here is my list of the ten biggest stories to hit the US airline industry in the last year in chronological order. Southwest …

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