OpenTravel 2018A 2.0 Hotel Specification Object Suite Public Review by March 1


Friends and Members of OpenTravel,

The 2018A Public Review version of the OpenTravel 2.0 Object Suite specification is now available for review. This release contains new messaging for the following functions:

Hospitality Facility

  • Find Hospitality Facilities
  • Find Hospitality Availability
  • Retrieve Hospitality Availability

Hospitality Offers

  • Find Offers for Multiple Properties
  • Find Offers for a Single Property

To download the specification please click on the following link:

2018A 2.0 Specification Publication

Please take advantage of the opportunity to review and comment on the new specification features. This release contains:

New Libraries

Product

  • Hospitality – The hospitality library houses objects that pertain to hospitality products. Examples: RoomStay, RoomRate, RatePlan

Resources

  • HospitalityFacility – The HospitalityFacility library houses the query facets and resources for searching for facilities, searching for facility availability and retrieving facilities.
  • HospitalityOffers – TheHospitalityOffers library houses query facets and resources for finding offers for multiple properties and finding offers for a single property.

Services

  • HospitalityFacility – The HospitalityFacility library houses the query facets and resources for searching for facilities, searching for facility availability and retrieving facilities.
  • HospitalityOffers – TheHospitalityOffers library houses query facets and resources for finding offers for multiple properties and finding offers for a single property.

Modified Libraries

Common

  • CodeList – The code list library houses both open and closed enumerations that are used across multiple libraries. The naming convention for enumerations is a meaningful name followed by an under bar and the text “Enum”. Examples: BedType_Enum, Gender_Enum
  • Common – The common library houses objects that are used across multiple libraries. Examples: AmountPercent, Company, Person

Finance

  • Finance – The finance library houses objects that pertain to payments. Examples: FormOfPayment, EncryptionToken, DirectBill

Order

  • Order – The order library houses objects used in creating offers and orders. Examples: Offer, Order, TermsAndConditions

Organization

  • Organization – The organization library houses objects related to an organization such as a facility. These are overarching objects that apply to each of the specific organization libraries.
  • OrganizationHospitality – The organization hospitality library houses objects that are related to hospitality facilities such as a hotel.

Product

  • Product – The Product library houses objects that are specific to sellable products such as rooms in a hotel, seats on an airplane or seats on a train.

New Messages

Services

HospitalityFacility Service

  • FindHospitalityAvailabilityRQ/RS – Request criteria may include chain code, brand code, location information as well as other items such as hotel or room amenities. The response returns a list of properties that match the search criteria. Rate and availability information are not provided because dates are not part of the request.
  • FindHospitalityFacilitiesRQ/RS– Request criteria may include chain code, brand code, location information as well as other items such as hotel or room amenities. Dates are provided in order for availability to be returned. The response returns available properties that match the search criteria and includes the best available rate or rate range in the response.
  • RetrieveHospitalityAvailabilityRQ/RS – The request includes specific properties and dates for which the availability is to be retrieved. The response returns available properties with the best available rate or rate range.

HospitalityOffers Service

  • FindMultiPropertyOffersRQ/RS – The request includes specific properties and dates for which offers are to be found. The response returns offers organized by property.
  • FindSingleProperyOffersRQ/RS – The request includes a specific property and dates for which offers are to be found. The response returns offers for that property.

Resources

HospitalityFacility Resource

  • FindHospitalityAvailabilityRQ/RS – Request criteria may include chain code, brand code, location information as well as other items such as hotel or room amenities. The response returns a list of properties that match the search criteria. Rate and availability information are not provided because dates are not part of the request.
  • FindHospitalityFacilitiesRQ/RS – Request criteria may include chain code, brand code, location information as well as other items such as hotel or room amenities. Dates are provided in order for availability to be returned. The response returns available properties that match the search criteria and includes the best available rate or rate range in the response.
  • RetrieveHospitalityAvailabilityRQ/RS – The request includes specific properties and dates for which the availability is to be retrieved. The response returns available properties with the best available rate or rate range.

HospitalityOffers Resource

  • FindMultiPropertyOffersRQ/RS – The request includes specific properties and dates for which offers are to be found. The response returns offers organized by property.
  • FindSinglePropertyOffersRQ/RS – The request includes a specific property and dates for which offers are to be found. The response returns offers for the requested property.

OpenTravel welcomes your comments, which can be entered here.

The member review comment period will end on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Please contact me if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Sandy Angel
Specifications Director
OpenTravel Alliance
sandy.angel@opentravel.org

 

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