Identifies the context of the identifying code (e.g., IATA, ARC, or internal code).
Used to indicate whether the request is for the Test or Production system.
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.
Contains cruise line specific information.
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).
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).
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).
Specifies the guests' information.
The code specifying a monetary unit. Use ISO 4217, three alpha code.
PNR Update is an unsolicited message. There are times when a cruise line may change the data related to a booking, and the GDS or agency who holds the booking will be out of sync. This message from the cruise line provides all non-payment information about the booking back to the agency. such as,
- Guest Personal information
- Sailing information
- Cabin and Category information
- Additional package information
- Mode of Transport information
- Special service information
- Insurance and Dining Information
- Gift Information
- Cruise profile codes
- Method of payment options
Specifies the ship name as specified by the cruise line.
A sub-region code for the specified region.
Contains information related to the selected sailing.
Identifies the alternate language for a customer or message. The human language is identified by ISO 639 codes.
The duration datatype represents a combination of year, month, day and time values representing a single duration of time, encoded as a single string.
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).
Penalty information for cancelling a reservation.
Specifies a region code.
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).
Code used to identify a location.
Number of ports of call that the specific sailing has.
Identifies the source authority for the code (e.g., IATA); typically used with VendorCode.
The starting value of the time span.
Specifies the name of the operator of the ship (e.g. a cruise line or ferry company).
Specifies the status of the voyage. Refer to OTA Code table Status (STS).
Specifies the cruise line unique identifier for a particular sailing.
Contains cruise departure port information. Departure port defines the start place of the cruise sailing.
A sub-region name for the specified region.
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 operator of the ship (e.g. cruise line or ferry company).
For all OTA versioned messages, the version of the message is indicated by a decimal value.
Collection of payment choices.
Collection of linked bookings.
Specifies the region name.
This indicates where this message falls within a sequence of messages.
Contains region specific information.
Specifies the ship code as defined by the cruise line.
When true, specifies the package is included in the cruise arrangement.
Specifies the inclusive package code as defined by the cruise line.
The penalty amount for cancelling a reservation.
Specifies reservation and guest information about the booking.
Contains cruise arrival port information. Arrival port defines the end place of the cruise sailing.
Currency in which the fare will be returned.
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.
Identifes the primary language preference for the message. The human language is identified by ISO 639 codes.
The ending value of the time span.
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.