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Is a broad-based business services company and a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions to companies operating in the global travel industry.

Travelport

2

Travelport also owns approximately 48% of ________, a leading global online travel company.

Orbitz Worldwide

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Travelport is composed of?

GDS
GTA
Airline IT Solutions

4

business that includes the Worldspan and Galileo brands

Global distribution system (GDS)

5

a leading global, multi-channel provider of hotel and ground services

Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA)

6

which hosts mission critical applications and provides business & data analysis solutions for major airlines.

Airline IT Solutions

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have multiple ways of buying travel; either through travel agencies or direct with suppliers.

End-consumers

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have the added benefit of utilizing self-booking tools.

Corporations

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Is based upon a large central computer providing travel information and services to travel agencies and airport offices

Computer Reservations System

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Is a CRS that serves travel agencies and airlines in both hemispheres

Global Distribution System (GDS)

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Give the GDS

Amadeus (1987)
Abacus
SABRE (1957)
WORLDSPAN (1990)

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(1987, formed by AF, LH, IB, SK)

Amadeus

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is only used by travel agencies in Asia. Its headquarter is in Singapore

Abacus

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(1957, for AA)

SABRE

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(1990, formed by DL, NW, TW)

WORLDSPAN

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Galileo was founded in ___ as ___introduced _______

Founded in 1971 as UA introduced Apollo CRS

17

Data center is located where

Denver, Colorado

18

Regulates airlines world-wide including fares, ticketing, training and safety
IATA governs airline and airport codes
An agent must hold an IATA licence before being allowed to issue tickets

IATA

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Electronically delivers all fares filed by the airlines to each GDS

Airline Tariff Publishing Company (ATP Co.)

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An organization to which a travel agent reports and makes payment for all flights booked through a GDS

Billing/Bank Settlement Plan (BSP)

21

Galileo was acquired when and by?

Oct. 2001 by Cendant Corporation

22

Galileo is now known as? since when?

Travelport since April 2006

23

What is OPTAT and ET?

OPTAT - Off-Premise Transitional Automated Ticket
ET - Electronic Ticket

24

They govern country and currency codes

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

25

World’s first point-and-click reservation system

Galileo Desktop

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Galileo Core Products

Viewtrip.com
Electronic Ticketing

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Smartpoint is combination of?

Point-and-Click and Cryptic Environment

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Default password

denver1

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Default keyword

123456

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Identifies the Travel Agency

Pseudo City Code