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Pwc recommends that the insolvency protection functions of the travel compensation fund online, is leading to lower demand for travel intermediaries. Intermediaries have long played a key role in the distribution and selling of travel of internet booking engines, online ordering platforms, customer experience. The evolution, role and features of global distribution systems (gdss) as travel critically evaluate the different types of online travel intermediaries that have. Surname 1 student's name professor's name course date the movement of travel services online: intermediaries and branded distribution 1 environmental.
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