Bookingxml is an international travel technology and travel software company and we serve travel companies from 100+ countries across four continents. Bookingxml platform is powered by 200+ suppliers across flight, hotels, car, sightseeing, vacations and other ground services.
We partner with our clients to provide strong distribution capabilities - B2B/B2C / B2B2C travel technology, automate travel business process, powerful back office system, flexible content management system and feature a unique standardization element.
Bookingxml develop and enable access to extensive range of travel suppliers which includes all GDS, LCCs, 600,000+ Hotels, 200,000 Activities, 50000+ Car rental locations, Crusies, Eurail, Bus, Insurance and tours and travel experiences worldwide.
One of the leading online booking engine providers EXCLUSIVELY for travel agencies. Our aim is to provide you with a fast and easy online access to the products your clients are asking for, wherever and whenever that may be.
What is GDS API Integration?
BookingXML is a GDS API integration company specialized in integrating global distribution systems and we have worked successfully on GDS systems such as Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo, Worldspan, and Travelport. We have proven records in integrating GDS systems for bookings of Airlines, Hotels, car rental, and holidays with the options of B2B, B2C, and B2B2C along with an admin module.
GDS API integration is a web service that can be accessed through the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). It operates on a system that serves the services required. In simple words, this allows a company to have access to the products of another business through a legal process.
BookingXML provides Global Distribution System Integration & GDS API Integration services for travel agents. GDS Integration will automatically update the inventory information (price/availability). Our GDS Integration Service will help your travel company to book thousands of airlines, hotel rooms, and holidays online.
GDS stands for Global Distribution System, it is a global computerized reservation network that is used as a single point of access for accommodating airplane seats, hotel rooms, car rentals, and other travel products for travel agents, online booking websites, and major corporations. We have also designed and developed a booking engine that is integrated with GDS functionality, which is very useful for airlines.
GDS API integration gives high and sophisticated software that keeps the travel and tourism businesses alive and well. It delivers worldwide data, rates, inventory, offers, real-time availability of airlines, hotel rooms, car rental, and many more to make the travel industry more informatics and advanced.
During a travel portal development for your travel business, GDS/API integration in the travel portal is essential for your online travel agency. It allows you and your customers access to a large inventory of flights, hotels, tour packages, etc. GDS/API integration makes it easier for your customers to access large inventories on one platform rather than go to different platforms to make different bookings.
GDS is a vast network that offers valuable marketing exposure to travel websites and to travel agencies/agents. The GDS System is widely responsible for the growth of the travel industry and the stepping stone of most internet-based travel services. With the help of GDS, travel agencies use the products to provide travel-related services to their customers.
BookingXML GDS Integration allows you to offer your B2C and B2B clients access to worldwide content on both web and mobile interfaces. We offer the best GDS API integration services which enable the travel agents to offer an astonishing amount of travel product rates and information of their clients, at the lowest possible rates. The integration of the GDS API is a central booking tool for online travel agents.
GDS is a platform to access travel data through travel agencies and their clients. GDS has real-time links to multiple service providers that allow agencies to use up-to-date inventory information. Travel agents/agencies will complete their search and book within minutes with the aid of the GDS system.
Features of the GDS API integration are
24 * 7 travel agents receiving bookings
Connectivity to different GDS Systems
Integrated CRM system
Expose worldwide inventory of airlines, hotels, cruise, cars, etc.
Online payment gateway
B2C and B2B online booking portal
Mid office system – Booking management, Front desk management, Supplier management, Service fee management
Coverage of services for TMC and agents
Multi-Currency, Multi Language supported
What are the ways for GDS API integration in Travel Portal Development Software?
GDS/API are third-party suppliers that provide access to travel inventory in terms of hotel rooms, flight tickets, car rentals, etc. from various travel suppliers. Travel agencies and their customers can access the inventory directly online. GDS/API integration in travel portal development can be done in the following ways:
Based on your region, requirements, and availability, choose a supplier that’s the best for your travel agency. It is possible for your OTA to access the suppliers of flights, hotels, and other rental services for cars, as well as holiday packages by directly accessing these suppliers and getting integrated with multiple Global Distribution Systems (GDS). Some of the leading GDS suppliers are Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre, Worldspan, Travelport.
The aggregators have access to a number of consolidated data platforms from multiple GDS integration services providers. By integrating your online travel agency with aggregators, you can get highly competitive rates.
These platforms are the white label travel solutions providers that offer ready-made travel software with APIs integrated. These travel solutions are ideal for travel agencies that don’t wish to invest a large amount in travel portal development or want to launch their travel products and services in the market at the earliest. SaaS-based platforms provide GDS/API integration services for B2B and B2C business models.
If you do not have technical experience, you can consult travel technical consultants who will provide you technical guidance on GDS/ API integration. A travel portal development company may also consult with various API/ GDS integration service providers for your OTA.
Why GDS API Integration is important for the travel and tourism industry?
The Global Distribution System is a tool for travel agents that enables transactions between travel industry service providers and travel agencies. A GDS combines bookings, rates, and consolidating service & products across all the travel sectors.
BookingXML provides seamless integration with all the GDSs (Global Distribution Systems) via XML API. We have a separate team of experienced professional developers when it comes to API consumption and integration.
The future of GDS is huge and will continue to be a robust platform for the travel industry. The GDS/API integration in a travel portal is a must for your online travel portal to gain access to travel inventories such as flights, hotels, rental cars, packages, etc. It makes it easier for customers to complete their searches and bookings on your travel portal rather than having to make bookings on different platforms.
BookingXML provides a unified XML API Interface wherein you can manage your entire third-party supplier inventory from a single window, rather than logging into multiple systems and shuffling through various screens to access live fares.
BookingXML integrates a wide-range of GDS systems and APIs from major flight, hotels, transfer and cruise providers/suppliers, and consolidators. It is also providing access to all the next-generation travel technology of global distributors. Our GDS Integrated Services helping 100+ travel agencies to book hassle-free thousands of airlines, hotel rooms, and holidays online every day.
We are fully specialized in Travel Portal Development Company offering Travel Software, Travel Agency Software, Tourism Portal Development with all GDS integrated services such as Amadeus, Travelport, Galileo & Sabre Web Services Integration and Non-GDS (Third Party/Consolidators) Web Services (APIs) for Flights, Hotels, Holidays, Cruises, Sightseeing, Cars, Transfers.
BookingXML offers a unified reservation system that can search, book, and process the traveling experience. Integrating multi GDS and travel API will help you as a travel agent to define the best business deals along with providing custom itineraries and inventory choices that are capable of meeting the needs.
If your travel portal has the right GDS/API integrated within it you will be able to attract and retain more customers. We have developed many types of travel portal modules such as B2B Travel portal development, B2B2B Travel Agency module, B2C, B2B2C Travel portal development.
The B2B & B2B2B module is specially designed for the Travel Agents to do business with travel portals, while in the B2C module the end-users directly book air tickets, hotel, car through online travel portal and manage booking, etc.
GDS API Integration solutions will improve your operational efficiency, allow you to access high-speed providers, low-cost global carriers, and multi-source content via a single API for web travel growth. The GDS system is linked to all major CRS airlines. It is a cost-effective way to build and change your own customized online reservation option with exhaustive content.
Travel agents rely on GDS for its reliability, safety and speed. According to market experts, the future of GDS API integration is very prosperous. In the future, GDS will create robust e-commerce tools to facilitate functions in the travel industry. With the advancement of time, GDS is satisfying the growing and ever-changing demands of the airlines and the hospitality industry. This reason is enough to believe that the GDS integration solution will soon rule the entire travel industry.
Four main systems of GDS API Integration: -
Amadeus GDS API Integration:
Amadeus web services is an Application Programming Interface (API) it is one of the most popular global distribution systems, works in more than 195 countries that convey individual Amadeus content through means of SOAP/XML messages.
Integrating Amadeus GDS Integration web-service in your booking engine, website or application can consolidate real-time data for airlines, hotels, car rental, and package tours. Once the GDS is integrated into your reservation system, it will consolidate the data including availability and price. This is a cost-effective way to build and update your own customized booking option with comprehensive content.
Sabre GDS API Integration:
Sabre GDS API XML integration is a cost-effective distribution channel supporting airlines, car hire organizations, hotels to enhance their market share to holiday and business travellers. Sabre APIs use the SOAP/REST messaging formats. We have expertise in Sabre GDS API Integration service either it is XML or Sabre White Label API.
It provides the travel reservation system to the user with schedules, availability, pricing, and policies. On the other hand, Sabre GDS is able to provide better support to the travel agent through Email support, Call, and Chat. The integration of the Sabre GDS API is the perfect solution for hotel booking, flight reservation.
Galileo GDS API Integration:
Galileo is one of the most popular GDS System authorized by Travelport, which gives a PC reservation framework for hotel rooms, flight tickets, and car rentals. With the options of B2B and B2C and B2B2C including admin module. Galileo GDS offering solutions to the travel agencies through desktop solution, search, book, and web service XML to build the connectivity with the core database.
Worldspan GDS integration Service:
Worldspan is the technology leader in the web-based travel industry and a Travelport platform. As a leading global distribution system (GDS), Worldspan provides travel distribution, technologies and services for thousands of travel companies worldwide. Worldspan enables travel companies to increase productivity, reduce cost and generate revenue.
The Benefits Offered by GDS API Integration
Rises the number of leisure and corporate traveling
Allures the international travellers
Improves shopping experience and convenience of the online travel agencies
Avails services to the consumers globally
Updates the status of inventory in real-time data
Places the holiday booking services and inventories without affecting the marketing budget