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Global Distribution System for Hotels

Global distribution system connect is important for your hotel to tap beyond the local travel marketplace. This large network is responsible for transmitting the hotel’s room inventory and rates to online travel agencies and sites. GDS for hotels can be complicated without the right approach. However, Hotelogix next-gen hospitality tech can help you connect to GDS easily.

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Uncomplicating GDS hotel system connect with Hotelogix

The Global Distribution System is the undisputed answer for all hoteliers looking to widen their reach and generate revenue. The global distribution system when used appropriately ensures that room nights are distributed across the biggest hotel booking resources. The sheer volume of travel agents and competing hotels means that managing your room nights across the global distribution system can be very time consuming.

However, Hotelogix GDS connect simplifies the whole process. Rooms get distributed regionally, nationally, internationally without any issues.

Hotelogix GDS Hotel Connect:

Hotelogix connects you to these four major global distribution systems:

  1. Amadeus
  2. Sabre
  3. Galileo
  4. Worldspan

Advantages of Hotelogix global distribution interface for hotels

The GDS integration has many advantages for all hoteliers. The Hotelogix PMS is fully-integrated with a 2-way GDS interface.

  • Room rates and availability can be defined instantly. These updates are shared across the GDS network in real-time
  • All bookings via the GDS platforms are visible on the Hotelogix Frontdesk. Eliminates the need for manual updates and checks
  • Travel agents get access to your updated room rate and availability, amenities, photos, and more as defined by you in the system
  • Using the Annual RFP, you can list preferred rates, travel agencies and travel agency consortia such as Amex, ABC Corporate Services, TQ3 Travel Solutions, WorldTravel BTI, etc.

Global Distribution System for Hotels:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Hotelogix GDS Connect

What is GDS?

The Global Distribution System is also referred to as the Global Electronic System or the GDS in the Travel and Hospitality sector. Having GDS integration connects buyers, providers and suppliers. The travel industry is ever expanding and has witnessed a rise in thousands of buyers (travel agents, corporates) and providers (hotels, resorts, airlines, car rental companies, etc.). Buyers and providers work together to compete and deliver services to the ultimate consumer i.e. the traveler. It’s necessary to automate the transactions for speedier results and an increase in revenue.

What is the importance of Global Distribution Systems for hotels?

The GDS gives instant, real-time access to a hotel’s information. Every major travel and hotel-booking portal connected to the GDS gets access to room inventory and published rates/packages. With over 100,000 portals and 600,000 travel agents connected to the GDS system, this remains to be the most dependable system for a hotel’s exposure on the online market.

Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo and Worldspan networks available with Hotelogix give the right international exposure required to boost a hotel’s international distribution. Besides, the system also widens a hotel’s regional and local presence. With a hotel’s information available within a click, travel agents are equipped to make reservations for hotel owners.

How do I begin using the Hotelogix GDS Connect?

The GDS software connect is already provided by Hotelogix. It’s an easy sign-up process with our team. Write to Hotel owners need to sign a contract following which, a complete step-by-step assistance towards using the Hotelogix GDS interface will be given by our team of experts.

How does Hotelogix connect my hotel / chain of hotels to the GDS?

The Hotelogix support team will set-up and implement your GDS connect once the sign-up process has been completed. The team will consult hoteliers to update important information on the hotel’s global distribution system. Room availability, rates, special packages, room types, rate plans, room descriptions, policies, photographs and more have a direct impact on reservations. Hotel owners can either do it personally or connect with our support team for further assistance.

How do I control my hotel’s presence and details on the GDS?

Hotelogix has a simple easy-to-use, single-window interface. This allows you to control all rates and room availability on the GDS network. Our team of experts will always be available for your training or assistance required to begin using the GDS interface on Hotelogix.

What are the pricing plans for the Hotelogix GDS connect?

Hotel owners have to opt for the following:

  • One-time Set-Up Fee
  • Basic AMC (Annual Maintenance Fee)

The AMC includes services such as setting-up your hotel on the GDS network and updating all the information online the moment your details go live on the network.

Other services included:

  • Confirmed Booking updates
  • Rate Management
  • Package deals

A travel agent fee, GDS fee, booking charge per net reservation will be applicable for every materialized booking. The GDS bookings and the monthly subscription amount will be billed collectively.

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What other hoteliers achieved with Hotelogix

I have been using Hotelogix since August of 2012 and I must say that I am more than delighted. Hotelogix is a very reliable system that has eased day-to-day work, giving me up to 3 hours of free time per day. The system makes all our rooms available online which helps us stay fully booked.

Mike Brown

General Manager, Topsail Shores Inn,


Once you have gone through the training and set up the software, the system works great. I love being able to offer online reservations directly to my customers. Plus the the 2 way feed of direct booking with channels like to avoid double bookings with no hassle is time saving for me.

Anita Rose

Hotel Chantel,

Costa Rica

We wanted to move on to a cloud based, simple and agile solution with round the clock support system. The PMS has helped us get easy access to our business data anytime, from anywhere, and has saved on our IT infrastructure costs.

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Owner, Regency Grand Suites,