|GDSs: Walled Gardens Evolve.|
By Bob Offutt
Friday, 4th January 2013
Life in the information age has its perks: for one thing, with much of the world’s accrued knowledge at our fingertips, bets about trivia can now be settled in an instant.
Whether the information in question is the date of a sports team’s last championship, the weather in Paris or the best deal on a weekend getaway, we’ve grown accustomed to having unfettered, instantaneous access to whatever strikes our fancy.
This capability is unprecedented in human history, so it’s no surprise to see altered expectations – among travelers and travel agents alike – shaking up the travel marketplace.