Global Distribution Systems

Enhance Visibility

SHR Windsurfer CRS gives hotels access to a powerful global travel audience by connecting to Global Distribution Systems (GDS) like Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport, greatly increasing their visibility to guests, helping to increase bookings.

WHY CONNECT VIA WINDSURFER TO GDS?

Increased Revenue

  • Position your hotel in front of travel agents who book over $10 billion in hotel revenue per year, and who generally make higher-than-average daily rate bookings
  • Get greater exposure for your property through public, negotiated, and Consortia business

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Greater Booking Potential

  • Become the preferred choice of travel agents as they select the right properties for their clients
  • Use a global platform reaching over 700,000+ travel agents as the preferred method for negotiated and Consortia corporate business
  • Enjoy distributed public, negotiated, and Consortia rates

Increased Visibility

  • Get listed in each program directory and website with a special rate access code via GDS
  • Enjoy special imagery to display your hotel in its best light
  • Receive updated product information in real-time
  • Reap the benefits of reaching a larger guest audience via GDS preferred status with travel agencies for booking corporate travelers

THE POWER OF GDS

Amadeus
Amadeus connects with 421,000+ unique hotel properties, and brings independent and small-chain hotels to the multi-GDS and online travel community.

Sabre
Sabre GDS system is the connect between travel service buyers and sellers. The system is supported by 125,000 hotels, and is connected to more than 400,000 travel agents worldwide who serve end-clients.

Travelport-Galileo and WorldSpan
Over 650,000 hotel properties connect through Travelport, i.e., Galileo and WorldSpan, to travel agencies in over 180 countries, delivering branded content and targeted promotions to global travel buyers.

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