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Global Distribution System (GDS)
Worldwide computerized reservation network used as a single point of access for reserving airline seats, hotel rooms, rental cars, and other travel related items by travel agents, online reservation sites, and large corporations.
Central Reservation System (CRS)
A computerized system that stores and distributes information on a hotel, resort, or other lodging facility to the Global Distribution Systems.
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
IATA is an international trade body, created some 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic. The organisation also represents, leads and serves the airline industry in general. [1]
A consortium/consortia is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations or governments (or any combination of these entities) with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal. [2]
Request For Proposal (RFP)
A request for proposal (referred to as RFP) is an invitation for citepliers, often through a bidding process, to submit a proposal on a specific commodity or service. A bidding process is one of the best methods for leveraging a company's negotiating ability and purchasing power with citepliers. [3]