Global Distribution System (GDS) is an efficient and common automation tool used throughout the travel industry i.e airlines, hotels and car rentals service companies. Global Distribution System is technology partners developed to distribute any travel related products to travel agents, and airlines in order to automate their reservation functions. GDS is used to issue automated travel documents, GDS component enables users to know how to check time table, availability, flight operation, creating passengers PNR, special requests, seat requests, display of fares, encoding and decoding cities codes, airport codes, hotel reservations, car hire booking services etc. the knowledge of GDS and how to operate will improve career skills and opportunity of the learner. However, this therein has been designed to teach computer entries and response as well the concepts behind them.
Gibair Aviation Academy GAA had outlined three major GDS courses for students to choose namely SABRE, AMADEUS & GALILEO which are viable for providing effective basic CRS skill needed for career development.
Sabre is the first and the fastest Global Distribution System Company in the world providing global distribution services to the travel industry. Sabre Travel Network is the world provider of solution for global travel industry, by combining its expertise and leading technology. Sabre Travel Network delivers multichannel merchandising and procurement solution. The Sabre GDS Provides instant access to the widest range of travel vendors, automated pricing of the most complex flight itineraries, a variety of Ticketing products, fully customized client documentation technical solutions and tools designed for all airlines and travel agencies. Over 500 airlines, 100 low cost carrier, 50 car rental companies and 80,000 hotel properties worldwide can be access on Sabre core system, it has also achieved the status of having the maximum number of Airlines in Nigeria at the highest level of agreement. The innovative products are aimed of meeting all the needs of the travel agent, besides doing the basic booking and Ticketing functions. These include Sabre web services (SWS), an application programming interface client file plus, a customer data management solution: Sabre flight integrator (SFI), a platform aggregating low cost carrier content: E-tracker web based solution: Low fare shopping tool (LFST),an enhance shopping tool and Sabre Leisure, an online retail booking system offering Leisure travel contents. Gibair Aviation Academy, has a tie-up with Sabre to train its students for the basic course (Level 1)
Syllabus of Basic Modules (Level 1)
This course is designed for travel agents that have not used a CRS before or have recently joined the travel industry, it can also be used by travel agents that are converting from one reservation system another, thus: from Sabre to Amadeus, Amadeus to Sabre, or Galileo vice versa
Upon Completion of This Course, Students Will Be Able To Display Airlines Availability Timetable:
COURSE STRUCTURE: SABRE GDS course is available in classroom lecture & practical based training.
HSC, a good understanding of english language, world geography & basic mathematics.
Career /Job Opportunities
Airline Reservation Officer, Airline Ticketing Officer, Airline Ground Staff at Airports, Travel Agencies, Tour Operations, Travel Division and other companies, State/Federal Government e.g. as Protocol/Passage Officer check-in and ticketing at the Airport Counter and Sales Officer, Marketing Executive Airport Operation
COURSE DURATIONS: 2 WEEKS
Tuition Fees: N 35,000
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