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Travelport GDS announced on Tuesday that it had signed an exclusive Galieo contract with Al Ghaith Al Moosa Travel Agency (ALTA). Travelport GDS is one of the world’s leading providers of global distribution systems. Travelport GDS operates both the Galileo and Worldspan platforms. Regarding the new contract, Abdul Kareem, General Manager for Alta said that Galileo is their preferred GDS because "In today's competitive landscape, it is crucial to address the increasing expectations of customers by delivering products and services that will earn their loyalty and retention" 

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The Grand Palais

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The Sterkfontein Caves

The Sterkfontein Caves

Johannesburg, South Africa

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National Gallery of Ireland

National Gallery of Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

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