Galileo Introduction

Are you an aspiring Travel Agent? Would you like to work in this ever busying career area?  Galileo is a hugely popular GDS which most travel companies use. A GDS (Global Distribution System) is the powerful platform used to book flights, hotels and car hire. Learning a GDS has many benefits, getting this qualification could secure your ideal travel job!  Galileo is part of the Travelport group of companies and as of 2006 had a worldwide market share of 22% for airline bookings. Galileo is used by travel professionals all around the world.

This course provides you with a full introduction to the Galileo GDS system.  Travel is a very competitive industry and whether you are studying this course to change roles or you are beginning your career in Travel, having solid booking system foundations under your belt are essential to your success and will improve your employability.

This course covers:

  • Flight Reservations
  • Automated Fares & Ticketing
  • Car Hire & Hotel Reservations

Who uses Galileo?

Galileo is used as a booking system for companies such as: British Airways, KLM, Swissair, Southwest Airlines and Aer Lingus.  Once you have learnt Galileo it is quite easy to cross-train to another GDS like Amadeus and Sabre.

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