What is the meaning / definition of ED in the hospitality industry?

ED stands for: Electronic Distribution (also called online distribution). It is a type of distribution that uses purely electronic media. E-distribution is an important component of E-commerce.

In hospitality it encompasses all the electronic channels of distribution, which can be accessed through internet, intranet or through an interfaced connection. It includes GDS, OTAs and other Web Booking Engines.

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