Defines the absolute deadline. Either this or the offset attributes may be used.
A text field used to communicate the proper name of the hotel.
Used to indicate whether the request is for the Test or Production system.
Describes the type of inventory the block is being created for. Refer to OTA Code List Inventory Block Type (IBT).
This is who is allowed to view the block. Refer to OTA Code List Unique ID Type (UIT). If this attribute is not used, there are no restrictions to the viewing access.
The name of the hotel chain (e.g., Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt).
The duration datatype represents a combination of year, month, day and time values representing a single duration of time, encoded as a single string.
This is the identifier (i.e. opportunity) that refers back to the same block in the requesting system (e.g. a sales system or a wholesaler).
A collection of contacts.
If true, this indicates that the block has no tangible end date. The block continues indefinitely.
A text field used to communicate the context (or source of - ex Sabre, Galileo, Worldspan, Amadeus) the HotelReferenceGroup codes.
For all OTA versioned messages, the version of the message is indicated by a decimal value.
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).
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.
Identifies the alternate language for a customer or message. The human language is identified by ISO 639 codes.
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.
An identifier of an area as defined by a hotel reservation system.
Used to specify the action to be taken on the block (e.g., create, book, modify, cancel).
This indicates how the offset period is applied for the release back to general inventory of unbooked rooms in the inventory block .
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).
The code that identifies a hotel chain or management group. The hotel chain code is decided between vendors. This attribute is optional if the hotel is an independent property that can be identified by the HotelCode attribute.
The IATA city code; for example DCA, ORD.
This is used to identify the hotel to which the block(s) applies.
This identifies a specific quote for an inventory block.
This indicates where this message falls within a sequence of messages.
A placeholder in the schema to allow for additional elements and attributes to be included if required, per Trading Partner Agreement (TPA).
The name of a brand of hotels (e.g., Courtyard, Hampton Inn).
The OTA_InvBlockNotifRQ may be used to send a notification of one or more new inventory blocks. This message may also be used to modify or cancel one or more existing inventory blocks.
This defines the status of the block. Refer to OTA Code List Inventory Block Status (IBS).
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.
This is who is allowed to book against the block. Refer to OTA Code List Unique ID Type (UIT). If this attribute is not used, there are no restrictions to the booking access.
A code that identifies the brand or flag of a hotel, often used for independently-owned or franchised properties who are known by a specific brand.
This is used as a cross reference to the property management system (e.g. PMS Group Master Number).
This is used to identify the company or corporation associated with the inventory block, it is not a direct bill number.
This is used to indicate the date or date range applicable to all inventory blocks in this message.
The ending value of the time span.
This code identifies the inventory group that contains multiple blocks. This allows for nested blocks.
Provides information as to whether the rooms are available for booking.
The units of time, e.g.: days, hours, etc., that apply to the deadline.
This is the short name of the Inventory Block.
The code that uniquely identifies a single hotel property. The hotel code is decided between vendors.
This is the full name of the Inventory Block.
The starting value of the time span.
Identifes the primary language preference for the message. The human language is identified by ISO 639 codes.
This is the group id typically used to make a booking in a central reservation system.
This may be used for creating blocks at multiple hotels or multiple blocks at a single hotel.
This provides the specific action to be taken on the block according to the TransactionAction attribute.