This marks the next step in a two-year modernization process of MAS, launched in November 2018.
GSA’s goal is to transform federal acquisition by consolidating the agency’s 24 MAS into one single schedule for products and services by Oct. MAS Consolidation is one of the four cornerstone initiatives of the Federal Marketplace (FMP) Strategy, GSA’s plan to modernize and simplify the buying and selling experience for customers, suppliers, and acquisition professionals.
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For the API selection should be preceded by thorough analysis of competitive solutions – both from business and technical standpoints.
GDSs mostly focus on five types of reservations: As a travel agency or any other travel business, you can use one of the GDS APIs or more to achieve broader coverage.
Our client, online travel agency Fareboom, which provides its customers with a low-airfare search, uses multiple GDSs and private airfares from airlines directly.
“Streamlining our current terms and conditions, and making it easier for buyers and sellers to work with government is a big part of schedules consolidation,” said Shutt.