An OTA-compliant solution integrating the reservation system of a travel supplier with the travel intermediaries like GDS/GNE. This is an easy plug and play solution which can be easily customized at the business rule level as per the requirement of an airline. The solution aims at reducing distribution costs by over 60%.
HCL’s GNE OTA solution is based on SOA with the following components – GUI client, web service layer, validation layer, business rule, transformation layer, all connecting to the intermediary (GNE/GDS). This solution can be used for end-to-end distribution of travel supplier’s inventory, extending from travel agencies, TMCs, GDS/GNEs, payments via credit card and more.
- SOA-based architecture
- OTA-compliant XML’s as input and output
- API can be used by travel agencies, distribution channels and other third party vendors
- Reduced distribution costs
- Multiple channels for customers