About us
CDS Groupe offers a wide range of hotel booking tool solutions
and services within business travel.

CHAIRMAN
FRANÇOIS MACHENAUD

Being an employee for thirty years at Unilever, François worked in marketing & sales where he had the opportunity to promote many types of products (food, ice cream, home maintenance, personal care etc…).

François has a real vision of management and business strategy. For twenty years, he held the position of Managing Director in France and abroad. Throughout his experience and relations

over the continents, he opened up to other methodologies and enriched himself with the specificities of other markets, which gave him international stature and expertise.

Since 2008, with his experience in organizational management, he has provided advice and investment in small and medium-sized companies.

CHAIRMAN AND CEO
ZIAD MINKARA

A graduate of the Higher Institute of Management in the multinational cycle, Ziad is the co-founder of CDS Groupe.

A convinced entrepreneur, Ziad positions his company at the heart of the concerns of travel buyers and travel managers.

With a wealth of international experience, he brings to the team a vision of the world and global issues within a French structure.

A man of conviction and passion, Ziad is strongly personally committed to the Francophonie and multiculturalism.

OUR VALUES

Each of the employees of CDS Groupe carries the fundamental values which are the real keys to the relationship of trust between CDS Groupe, its customers and its partners.

White papers, position papers and thematic events support this approach in order to ensure the transmission of the true pillars and values of CDS Groupe.

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Agility
For its customers as for its products, CDS Groupe adopts the agile method which allows it to be immediately productive, responsive and operational.

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Ethics
CDS Groupe places itself in a strong ethical approach both in the management of its teams and in the trust based relationships with customers and partners.

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Adaptability
Always at the forefront of innovations and trends shaping the market, CDS Groupe’s R&D department ensures immediate operational functionality for all its customers and partners.

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Transparency
CDS Groupe offers a price comparator in real time on all the content of its partners and hotel suppliers. Customers are thus assured of immediate visibility of rates compared to leisure consumption habits.

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Sustainability
Since its creation, CDS Groupe has gained the trust of historical partners. The resulting sales cycles and long term collaborations reinforce this loyalty.

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Transversality
By promising to provide solutions to the cross-problems of its customers, CDS Groupe provides a cross-functional solution that meets everyone’s needs to support the mobility of employees in their business trips.

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Interoperability
Thanks to its significant technological investment and compliance with standards, CDS Groupe is able to integrate the majority of systems and software in order to comply with the expectations of the client and its ecosystem.

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Compliance
CDS Groupe is 100% compatible with the new European GDPR & PCI DSS standards

OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

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