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 Sabre generate billions of dollars in global travel sales. The three most important GDS are: Sabre, Amadeus 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?
There are several GDS systems, the most widely used ones are Galileo, Amadeus & Sabre. OTT offers eLearning in all of these systems. OTT offers a range of official, up-to-date, globally recognised training on Ssbre, Amadeus, Galileo, Worldspan and Apollo. If you are unsure which GDS is the best to invest your learning in the OTT recommends Sabre for the American market.

Why does OTT recommend Sabre?
OTT recommends Sabre because its is the most popular and frequently used GDS in the Americas. Its qualification is globally recognized.

OTT GDS courses include:

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

Self-paced training
Our self paced modules provide a generous access period to complete your chosen course, so you will be sure to complete your course without rushed deadlines, in your available time to maximize 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.

Certification
Upon successful completion and passing of applicable tests for your chosen course, you will be awarded a globally-recognized 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.  We will of course assist you to connect - follow the simple instructions you receive once you have completed your payment. 

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For more information on GDS courses contact OTT on +44 (0)207 812 3800 or gds@ott.travel"