What is the meaning / definition of ED in the hospitality industry?
ED stands for: Electronic Distribution (also called online distribution). It is a type of distribution that uses purely electronic media. E-distribution is an important component of E-commerce.
In hospitality it encompasses all the electronic channels of distribution, which can be accessed through internet, intranet or through an interfaced connection. It includes GDS, OTAs and other Web Booking Engines.
- Distribution Strategy
- Channel Management
- Electronic Distribution