News from Travel Technology Update: The long-awaited move by the Civil Aviation Administration of China to open China’s GDS market to foreign companies was hailed as “exciting” and “an important step” by the other GDS companies, but it will probably be some months before they can take full advantage of it (ATW Daily News, Sept. 10). A key component of working with travel agents is participation in the IATA billing and settlement plan in the country. But ...

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