Global Distribution SystemGlobal Distribution System
Major Computerized Reservation System (CRS) operations that book andsell tickets for multiple airlines are known as
global distribution systems(GDS)
typically allow users to book hotel rooms and rental cars aswell as airline tickets.
Airlines, bus services and luxury cruises have divested most of their directholdings to dedicated GDS companies, who make their systems accessible toconsumers through Internet gateways.
GDS does not belong to a single company/organization. Its just a collectionof s/w.
Semi-Automatic Business Research Environment (SABRE)
Programmed Airline Reservation System (PARS)
Apollo Reservation System