Genesis ceases operations

08/4/2008 | Travel Weekly

Mary Alice Fischer, vice president of operations at Genesis Travel Distribution System, said the business has closed down because developments within the industry outpaced its underlying premise. "Airlines have increasingly moved content away from GDS and onto the web, giving agencies new options for booking air travel outside the GDS and ARC/BSP settlement environments," Fischer said. "With leisure and home-based agencies focused on these new content domains, the traditional ticketing, hosting and fulfillment model no longer makes sense."

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