A GDS is a large collection of hotel prices, flight tickets and car rentals from which travel agencies can compose the most complimentary trip for their clients. When you distribute (part of) your rooms via a GDS, about half a million travel agencies worldwide can sell your hotel rooms to both leisure and business travellers.
What you need to know about GDS:
SmartHOTEL announces new partnership with HotelREZ for GDS services
By naming HotelREZ as its preferred GDS partner, SmartHOTEL offers multi-channel distribution solutions for individual and chain hotels in mainly EAME and US region. The opportunity to increase agency GDS bookings will empower hotel partners to enter new markets.