What is the definition of Galileo in the hotel industry?

Galileo is also a Global Distribution System (GDS).

It points to the reservation instrument which travel agents utilize when creating an air, hotel, car or other travel service booking.

GDS serve up not only travel agents but also many diverse corporations comprising of airlines, ground handlers, hotels, railways, car rental companies, airports, cruise lines and ship operators.

The Galileo structure is managed by Galileo International (owned by Travelport). It is helping users in Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.