This indicates where this message falls within a sequence of messages.
Contains region specific information.
The duration datatype represents a combination of year, month, day and time values representing a single duration of time, encoded as a single string.
Specifies the region name.
Indicates the number of decimal places for a particular currency. This is equivalent to the ISO 4217 standard "minor unit". Typically used when the amount provided includes the minor unit of currency without a decimal point (e.g., USD 8500 needs DecimalPlaces="2" to represent $85).
Either the agent name or agency name that created the booking.
Used to indicate whether the request is for the Test or Production system.
Specifies the status of the voyage. Refer to OTA Code table Status (STS).
Indicates the creation date and time of the message in UTC using the following format specified by ISO 8601; YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ with time values using the 24 hour clock (e.g. 20 November 2003, 1:59:38 pm UTC becomes 2003-11-20T13:59:38Z).
Different qualifiers of the sailing (e.g., groups exist on this sailing; inclusive packages available; or no itinerary description available). Refer to OTA Code Table Sailing Description Code (SAI).
The book request message requests booking creation on the cruise line system for a given sailing with a specific mode of transportation/ gateway city pair and currency and for a selected fare/category pair and a cabin number. It also integrates this booking into a GDS's PNR based on the cruise line reply.
Optional request information can include:
- Guest city
- Inclusive package
Specifies information about the booking.
Specifies the ship name as specified by the cruise line.
To specify the type of action requested when more than one function could be handled by the message.
Penalty information for cancelling a reservation.
Contains cruise arrival port information. Arrival port defines the end place of the cruise sailing.
Collection of payment choices.
The code specifying a monetary unit. Use ISO 4217, three alpha code.
A unique identifier to relate all messages within a transaction (e.g. this would be sent in all request and response messages that are part of an on-going transaction).
Specifies the selected category to book.Contains information related to the selected sailing. Typically the selected sailing is one of the sailings returned in the previous sailing availability response.
Specifies the inclusive package code as defined by the cruise line.
Currency in which the fare will be returned.
When true, specifies the package is included in the cruise arrangement.
Contains cruise departure port information. Departure port defines the start place of the cruise sailing.
Identifies the source authority for the code (e.g., IATA); typically used with VendorCode.
Specifies the operator of the ship (e.g. cruise line or ferry company).
Collection of linked bookings.
For all OTA versioned messages, the version of the message is indicated by a decimal value.
A sub-region name for the specified region.
Identifies the alternate language for a customer or message. The human language is identified by ISO 639 codes.
Specifies the information of the an agent who is creating or modifying the booking
A reference for additional message identification, assigned by the requesting host system. When a request message includes an echo token the corresponding response message MUST include an echo token with an identical value.
Contains cruise line specific information.
The starting value of the time span.
A sub-region code for the specified region.
Contains information related to the selected sailing.
Identifes the primary language preference for the message. The human language is identified by ISO 639 codes.
The ending value of the time span.
Specifies the cruise line unique identifier for a particular sailing.
Specifies the ship code as defined by the cruise line.
Identifies the context of the identifying code (e.g., IATA, ARC, or internal code).
Agent or agency's identifier.
When true, indicates the message is being re-sent after a failure. It is recommended that this attribute is used (i.e., set to TRUE) only when a message is retransmitted.
Specifies a region code.
Code used to identify a location.
Number of ports of call that the specific sailing has.
Used to identify the sequence number of the transaction as assigned by the sending system; allows for an application to process messages in a certain order or to request a resynchronization of messages in the event that a system has been off-line and needs to retrieve messages that were missed.
Specifies the name of the operator of the ship (e.g. a cruise line or ferry company).
Used to request package options that the cruise might offer with the sailing. It is quite common to request, at this stage, packages that are included in the cruise sailing offering (inclusive packages).