Find Out More About GDS

What is GDS?
The Global Distribution System (GDS) is a primary reservation tool for travel agents.
GDS is a network that enables travel agencies and their clients to access travel data, shop for and compare reservations options, and book travel. GDS networks like the system operated by Travelport generate billions of dollars in global travel sales.
The three most important GDS systems are Amadeus, Sabre and Galileo.

Why should I learn a GDS course?
Major travel organisations and professionals use a Global Distribution System (GDS) coordinate travel arrangements holistically from flights, to hotels to car rental. Travels companies will require job seekers to have proficiency in GDS. Learning GDS could secure your dream travel job!

Which GDS course should I choose?
OTT recommends Amadeus if you are based in Europe and most of the world because its is the most popular and frequently used GDS. Sabre is most popular in the US market, whilst Galileo should be taken by anyone working in the African and Middle East market.

OTT GDS courses include:

Internationally recognised training
All OTT GDS courses are internationally recognised certifications. You will receive an accredited certificate on completion of the course.

Self-paced training
Our self paced modules provide a generous access period for which to complete your chosen course, so you will be sure to complete your course without rushed deadlines, in your available time to maximise your learning experience. However, be sure to check your course deadlines and expiration dates.

Interactive learning in the comfort of your own environment
Courses allow learners to work on an exact replica of the system, while in the comfort of your chosen environment. Not only is this a non-pressure environment in which to learn but also promotes real interaction with the system. Scenarios and first-hand experience will give you the expertise you need, transforming knowledge to skill, while testing your learning throughout to ensure you receive your accredited certificate.

Upon successful completion and passing of applicable tests for your chosen course, you will be awarded a globally recognised GDS certificate that details your level of achievement within your chosen GDS. OTT global network of business partners includes travel agents, tour operators, hotel and car groups, plus many more, making your proficiency recognisable to the global travel and tourism industry.

Friendly technology
To complete the course, all you will need is an internet connection. A few simple clicks and you will be instantly starting your course of session. We will of course assist you to connect - follow the simple instructions you receive once you have completed your payment. 

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