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Galileo Integrated Data Source ( Galileo IDS or GIDS) November 2007.

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1 Galileo Integrated Data Source ( Galileo IDS or GIDS) November 2007

2 What is Galileo IDS? >Galileo IDS is a Galileo International Proprietary data source that collects both pre and post ticketing data from the Apollo and Galileo host systems, enabling travel related businesses to meet the growing needs of their customers. >The power of Galileo IDS allows the ability to gain strategic, operational and tactical views of a business as well as help win and maintain corporate accounts by providing them with relevant travel reports. >Agencies, corporations and third party developers can create in- house ad hoc reports to help run their business.

3 Product Benefits >Provides the ability to streamline robotic activity >Eliminates excessive transactions >Provides reliable data to monitor reservation compliance with travel policy >Allows customers to monitor sales of preferred vendors as well as create sales forecasts and market share reports >Greater access to travel data to assist in vendor negotiations, travel policy compliance and travel budgeting >Provides customers the ability to create their own reports using booking data

4 Product Environment There are 3 major components to the Galileo IDS solution: 1.The Galileo/Apollo desktop For agent it is business as usual 2.The Galileo UNIX environment for storing Booking File information Configuration tool and Adapter comes with installation 3.The customer environment for receiving and processing the data Customer owned database and report package

5 Suggestions of Galileo IDS uses: >Compare against back office invoiced data >Pre-ticket reports – bookings versus tickets >Market-share information for air, car, hotels >Actual transactions versus invoiced transactions >Manifests – corporate, group, meeting >Pre-trip authorization >Trip history >CRM >Past Data itinerary

6 Data Logging The following actions cause a GIDS message to be logged in a customers unique data queue in real time at end transact >A booking is created >An existing booking is modified by adding/deleting an itinerary item >A fare quote is added or deleted >A ticket is issued, voided or unvoided (Galileo host system only).

7 Data Fields >General Passenger Info >Frequent Flyer Info >Corporate ID >Phone Information >Email Information >Ticket Remarks >Air Fare Quote >Air Surcharges >Air Tax >Air Tax Breakdowns >Fare Components >Plus Up Charges >Ticket Information >Form of Payment >Frequent Flyer Information >Corporate ID field >Exchange Information >Flight Itinerary >Open Air Segments Below are the data fields passed within GIDS. These are defined in detail within the Galileo IDS Data Definitions document. >Car Segments >Car Segment Optional Info >Hotel Segments >Hotel Segment Optional Info >Train Segments >Non Air Segments >Flying Taxi Segments >Seat Segments >Seat Assignments

8 Technical Details Customer Hardware Prerequisites >Only one PC or server with Pentium 200 PC or better with 64 MB Ram >1 gigabyte of hard space Customer Software Prerequisites Each user is required to purchase and install the following software in support of their use of Galileo IDS. >One of the following operating systems: Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP >Database software: Microsoft Sequel Server 2000 or 2005 (recommended) Sybase Sequel Anywhere 8.0.1 (recommended) >Report package It is recommended that an application such as Crystal Reports or MS Access is used with the database.

9 Processing Workflow

10 One-Time Setup – Configuration IDS Queue

11 Galileo IDS Adapter

12 IDS Message Being Pushed to Customer Database

13 Galileo IDS Data in Customer Owned Database

14 Query Customer Database Customer queries customer database with Access, Crystal, etc.

15 Example - Report created through MS Access


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