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e-GDS Celebrates Technology and Hospitality with a Dinner Cruise on the Douro

14 Jun 2024
e-GDS gathered clients, partners, and professionals from the hospitality industry for a dinner cruise on the Douro River, celebrating technological advancements and the relationships that strengthen the sector. The event, held on May 31st, was a significant milestone for the company and the industry, highlighting the continuous evolution of technology in hospitality.

In an elegant and welcoming atmosphere aboard a Douro cruise, attendees were greeted with appreciation and recognition, reinforcing the importance of the relationships built over the years.

It is an honor to be surrounded by so many clients and partners. Celebrating what unites us, technology and hospitality, and providing a memorable experience for everyone... A unique opportunity for networking and sharing!

Joaquim Pereira, CEO of e-GDS.

The event highlighted the constant evolution in how hotels operate and interact with guests. It was an opportunity to acknowledge these advancements, share experiences, and strengthen bonds among professionals dedicated to offering memorable experiences to their clients.

With over 25 years in the industry, XYZT, SA, the company behind the e-GDS® brand, aims to anticipate the future by providing advanced and user-friendly technological solutions for hospitality. The all-in-one hotel management platform, e-GDS – Global Distribution Solutions®, is therefore a key player in the digital transformation of hospitality, offering a range of tools that enhance the guest experience from booking to post-stay.

With modules and functionalities that include specialized and optimized websites for hospitality, multi-property and multi-service direct bookings, loyalty and membership programs, Sales Plus, Price Comparison, chatbots and integrated payment gateways, online distribution to hundreds of channels and metasearch engines, the e-GDS platform ensures security and efficiency for hotels and guests. As announced at the event, this year it was once again recognized for its technological performance by industry giants like Expedia and, reaffirming its position as a premium technology partner.

In addition to celebrating technology and hospitality, the event provided an evening filled with great moments, inspiring conversations, and new connections. Participants had the opportunity to exchange ideas, explore new partnerships, and enjoy a carefully prepared dinner while appreciating the beauty of the Douro River. It was a night to remember for everyone, who shared their testimonials and gratitude with the e-GDS team.

With the success of this Dinner Cruise on the Douro, there is a promise of future editions and similar events, continuing to promote technological innovation and the strengthening of relationships in the hospitality industry.

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