The GDS has been a vital part of the hospitality industry for decades, with the first one created back in the 1960s.
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The global distribution system (or GDS) acts as a central reservation system for different strands of the hospitality and travel industry, from airlines to hotels.
If you work within hospitality, you’ve probably used this hotel global distribution system hundreds of times already – but you may still have questions about what it is, how it works and why it’s important for venues in the travel and hospitality sector. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about GDS.