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Verify Reservation

10.18
Hotel
Reservation
SOAP API
Hospitality

The Verify Reservations (OTA_ReadRQ) is used to  enable reservations to be validated by passing certain identifying information.

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Target Audience
Hospitality
API Version
10.18
Authentication
Security Credentials
Service Action Code
OTA_ReadRQ

You can send verification request messages by Confirmation Number (using the ReadRequest element) or by Guest Information (using the HotelReadRequest element).

By CRS Confirmation Number:

  • Verification request is passed in the ReadRequest node.
  • CRS Hotel Code is required and included in the TPA_Extension element.
  • Either a single date (@Start) or exact stay dates (@Start and @End) are required in the request message and are passed in the ReservationTimeSpan element.
  • Optional elements include First Name, Last Name, and Guest Email Address.

By Guest Information:

  • Verification request is passed in the HotelReadRequest node.
  • CRS Hotel Code and CRS Chain Code are required and included in the HotelReadRequest node.
  • Either a single date (@Start) or exact stay dates (@Start and @End) are required in the request message and are passed in the ReservationTimeSpan element.
  • Either a Last Name or a Guest Email Address is required in the request message.
  • Optional elements include First Name, Last Name, and Guest Email Address. (Note: If First name is used as an optional element, then Last Name must also be used.)
Sample Request
<OTA_ReadRQ ReturnListIndicator="true" EchoToken="Test" PrimaryLangID="en" MaxResponses="0" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://www.opentravel.org/OTA/2003/05">
  <ReadRequests>
    <ReadRequest>
      <UniqueID Type="14" ID="60644WT000007" ID_Context="CrsConfirmNumber" />
      <Verification>
        <ReservationTimeSpan Start="12/22/2018" />
        <TPA_Extensions>
          <BasicPropertyInfo HotelCode="60644" ChainCode="12079" />
        </TPA_Extensions>
      </Verification>
    </ReadRequest>
  </ReadRequests>
</OTA_ReadRQ>