Travelport’s announcement of its internal rebranding alluded to how all the GDSs that underpin the sector strive to shed a caricature - often unfairly levelled - that they are legacy dinosaurs. In this respect Travelport, the 
UK market leader, due in part 
to its link with British Airways which founded the Galileo system in 1976, scored a significant coup this year by welcoming Ryanair back. However, all three major GDSs - also including Amadeus, the European market leader, and Sabre Travel Holdings, the number one in the US - are striving to modernise their businesses. In a fiercely competitive sector, each makes their case as to why they are further down that road than their rivals. Get the full story at Travel Weekly UK