Amadeus is a leading global distribution system headquarters in Madrid, Spain and having presence in France, India, United Kingdom and United States. It was originally developed by Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia and SAS airlines in 1987.
New Distribution Capability - IATA NDC is a travel & hospitality industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development, growth and adoption of new XML-based data transmission standard, which is called NDC standards today. This was started in 2012 by IATA to replace the old EDIFACT, which global distribution systems rely on. EDIFACT can only display information such as fares and schedules and need an upgrade to meet the new global standards.
More likely, a central reservation system is used by entities like a hotel or chain of hotels. CRS allows you to manage the inventory and reservations can be done by end customers online or through the front desk. Amadeus GDS - global distribution system aggregates and distributes the travel contents (airlines, hotels, rails, rentals) through a single seamless interface.
Amadeus master pricer is an instant search solution that is designed to bring instantly the cheapest bookable fares and most convenient itineraries, over a wide choice of airlines and flights your online users / agencies want to book.